Fatherhood beckons Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina
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Fatherhood beckons for Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina

Indian middle order batsman and Gujarat Lions captain Suresh Raina is soon to become a father. Raina and his childhood friend Priyanka got married in 2015 just after the World Cup.

Raina in an interview to Times of India said, his wife and kids come first because they love them. “For them, you are the same person. They won’t judge you.It’s a new life and experience for me and I am enjoying it. Priyanka has been very supportive. Fatherhood beckons Raina Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina is set to become a father soon with wife Priyanka Chaudhary (in pic) expecting their first child. For Raina, family always comes first. “Your wife, your kid, your parents will always be with you. It is important to have a solid bonding with them. You need to feel loved,” he said.

Raina and Priyanka  hitched  in 2015 just after Idia’s 2015 World Cup campaign ended with a defeat to Australia.

Raina is the current captain of Gujarat Lions who top the league table with 10 points in six matches. The southpaw has scored 176 runs in six matches with a highest of 75.

His form is not as good as another Indian batsman. Indian top order batsman Virat Kohli  tops the  highest run scorer list and hold the orange cap as India’s and Royal Challengers Bengaluru no. 3 so far scored 367 runs in five matches with a highest of 100. Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, and Ajinkya Rahane are also found themselves in  IPL’s top 10  number scorer.

Raina lost form since the India’s tour of Australia earlier this year. He did not make any meaningful contribution to the team.

Meanwhile, his wife is a bank officer in Netherlands where she works with ING Vysya.

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