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Listen to your body my friend: Jonty Rhodes to Suresh Raina after knee surgery

Former South African batsman and greatest fielder of all time Jonty Rhodes has shared a special message and asked Indian batsman Suresh Raina, who underwent a knee surgery, to listen to his body.

Listen to your body my friend: Jonty Rhodes to Suresh Raina after knee surgery

Former South African batsman and greatest fielder of all time Jonty Rhodes has shared a special message and asked Indian batsman Suresh Raina, who underwent a knee surgery, to listen to his body.

"@ImRaina u have been an inspiration to so many with your incredible work ethic over your career, especially these last couple of years. Listen to your body now my friend - knowing u, u will want to be out training tomorrow. #aramse," Rhodes tweeted.

India spinner Harbhajan Singh also tweeted for his teammate Raina and wrote, "Get well soon champion @ImRaina."

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to Twitter and informed about Raina`s surgery on Friday.

"Mr Suresh Raina underwent a knee surgery where he had been facing discomfort for the last few months. The surgery has been successful and it will require him 4-6 weeks of rehab for recovery. We wish him a speedy recovery," BCCI tweeted.

The 32-year-old has played 18 Tests, 226 ODIs for India amassing 768 and 5,615 runs respectively. He also featured in 78 T20Is games where he gathered 1,605 runs.