New Delhi: Suresh Raina missed his first Indian Premier League after 143 consecutive appearances since 2008.
The Gujarat Lions skipper flew to Netherlands to be by the side of his wife Priyanka for the birth of their first child.
The left-hander on Monday took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to share the news of his return to India.
His teammates recorded a special message for the skipper, wishing him on the birth of his baby Gracia.
— The Gujarat Lions (@TheGujaratLions) May 16, 2016