Suresh Raina is not playing this season of IPL (File Photo)
MS Dhoni (MS Dhoni), however, did not play a big innings in his 200th IPL match against Rajasthan Royals.
- Last Updated:October 19, 2020 10:51 PM IS
Chennai Super Kings star all-rounder Raina withdrew from the IPL this season. Actually, he had reached Dubai for IPL, but a few days later, Raina suddenly returned to India. The franchise gave family reasons behind his return.
Raina is at number three after Dhoni and Rohit Sharma in the list of players who played the most IPL matches. Rohit Sharma has played 197 matches so far, while Raina has played 193 matches. Raina had the chance to set the record for playing the most IPL matches this season, but withdrew from the season before the tournament started. The fourth number in this list is Dinesh Karthik, who has played 191 matches so far. At the same time, Virat Kohli, the captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore is at number five with 186 matches.Also read:
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4 thousand runs completed for CSK
Out of these 200 matches, Dhoni has also played 30 matches for Rising Pune Supergiants. Actually, CSK was banned for two years due to match fixing. He captained Pune in 2016, but Steve Smith was handed over the captaincy in the next season. Dhoni also completed 4 thousand runs for CSK in his 200th match. However, he was able to score only 28 runs in his special match.