Following a brief drizzle, on-field umpires Navdeep Singh and Yashwant Barde, even after inspecting the surface five hours after it, found the conditions unfit for play to resume.
Suresh Raina, who is captaining India Blue side in the Duleep Trophy was travelling from Ghaziabad to Kanpur to play a match in the tournament.
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Suresh Raina will be seen playing the BuchiBabu cricket tournament in Chennai. Raina will be representing Uttar Pradesh in the tourney that is scheduled to begin on Saturday and is one of the players in the tournament who have played for Indian cricket team along with medium-pace bowler Mohit Sharma.
Out-of-favour Indian batsman Suresh Raina who is gearing up for upcoming Duleep Trophy will also feature in the first phase of Buch Babu cricket tournament in Chennai for Uttar Pradesh that is scheduled to begin on Saturday.
Suresh Raina will lead India Blue in Duleep Trophy, where he will be playing at least two four-day matches. His selection for the Australia one-day series remains doubtful, as he will be busy with Duleep Trophy.
Virender Sehwag reasons that the youngsters need more time to gain experience and deliver in crucial games such as the target of the 2019 World Cup in England.
Known for his hard-hitting abilities, Suresh Raina said that the aggressive style and the physical strength of players are something that he really admires about the sport.
Both Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina have scored well below the permissible level of 19.5 with Yuvraj barely managing to touch 16, which was the biggest reason for his ouster. The Indian team regularly undergoes a series of fitness tests.
Suresh Raina will try to move past the disappointment of not being included in the India squad for the limited over matches against Sri Lanka by readying for the domestic season with Uttar Pradesh. For that he would have the services of fitness trainers in Amsterdam.
Kashmiri Pandits have been a controversial part of the Jammu and Kashmir society as they were the original inhabitants of Kashmir Valley and are the only remaining Hindu community native to it.
Suresh Raina, who last appeared in an one-day international for India back in 2015, has returned to the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore after his two-month training stint in Europe. Raina last playing a T20I for India in February this year.
Suresh Raina, who is in The Netherlands where his wife Priyanka works, relived his days in the Indian cricket team during coach Gary Kirsten era as he practised with the former South African cricketer.
Suresh Raina has been out of the Indian side for quite a while but said that this role of a finisher was not a challenge for him and rather it was a responsibility.
Suresh Raina met Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Netherlands visit. PM Modi arrived in Amsterdam on Tuesday, the last leg of his three-nation tour. The two countries are celebrating 70 years of diplomatic ties this year.