The company between former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Doni and It’s raining goes a long way. After sharing the Indian locker room, the duo reunited in the Indian Premier League as both were bought by Chennai Super Kings on taking office. IPL auction in 2008
Bar 2016 and 2017 seasons, when CSK was suspended, both players played together for the franchise.
In her upcoming “Believe” resume, Raina opened the moment CSK bought him in the tournament’s first auction of its kind. He also revealed MS Dhonireaction to Raina’s signature from the franchise.
“The IPL auctions took place and like any other cricket player in the country, I was looking forward to finding out which team I would play for. I was excited to go to Chennai Super Kings. This meant that Mahi Bhai and I would play for the same team. I heard from him almost immediately after I was bought at the auction, “Raina wrote in her book, which will be published on July 19.
He said, “Maza aayega dekh.” There was a lot of attention to him, of course. And looking at some of the other figures Chennai had bought — Matthew Hayden, Mutia Muralitaran, and Stephen Fleming — I was just happy to be on the same team as them. “IPL has further strengthened my relationship with Mahi Bhai.”
Raina is one of the most successful batsmen in the history of IPL. He is currently the best winner for CSK (third highest in the league), with 5,491 runs in 200 games with a strike of 136.89.
The left-hander lifted the CSK IPL trophy three times, most recently winning the tournament in 2018, when the Super Kings returned after a two-year hiatus.