Indian Premier League 9: After playing 143 consecutive matches since 2008, Suresh Raina is all set for a break

Raina has played 143 IPL games on the trot - 132 games for Chennai Super Kings and Champions League T20 and 11 for Gujarat Lions.

Last Updated: May 10, 2016, 10:47 AM IST
Indian Premier League 9: After playing 143 consecutive matches since 2008, Suresh Raina is all set for a break

New Delhi: Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina, who hasn't missed out on a single Indian Premier League (IPL) match since the inception of the tournament in 2008, is all set to take a break for a special reason.

According to multiple reports, the left-hander is all set to take a break at least for one match to be with his wife Priyanka, who is expecting the couple's first child.

Raina flew to Holland to be with his wife after Lions' 5-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in

Match 38 of the tournament. His wife is due for delivery anytime in the next few days.

The UP cricketer also had a special message for his fans after the win vs KKR.

Raina has played 143 IPL games on the trot - 132 games for Chennai Super Kings and Champions League T20 and 11 for Gujarat Lions.