IPL 6 stat special: Suresh Raina scores maiden ton for Chennai Super Kings, first to get 2600-plus runs

Suresh Raina not only scored his maiden IPL ton but also crossed 2600-run mark at the tournament to further prove his credentials as a leading T20 player.

updated: May 02, 2013 19:22 IST
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Suresh Raina (100 not out off 53 balls) posted his maiden Indian Premier League hundred at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Thursday against Kings XI Punjab. It was his second in Twenty20. His previous highest was 98 against Rajasthan Royals at Centurion on April 30, 2009. Interestingly, of the four hundreds by Chennai players at the IPL, three have been recorded at Chepauk!

Following are the other highlights of Raina's feat:

* Raina is the second Chennai batsman and the third overall to register a century against Punjab at the IPL, joining Michael Hussey (116 not out off 54 balls at Mohali on April 19, 2008) and Chris Gayle (107 off 49 balls for RCB at Bangalore on May 6, 2011.

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