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CSK’s Suresh Raina to join Lucknow Super Giants as mentor ahead of IPL 2024

In a significant development for the upcoming IPL 2024 season, former Indian cricketer and ex-Chennai Super Kings player Suresh Raina is set to take on the role of mentor with the Lucknow Super Giants. This move follows the departure of Gautam Gambhir, who bid farewell to the franchise and returned to the Kolkata Knight Riders.

Suresh Raina will join LSG in 2024

Raina confirmed the news on the social media platform X, responding to a tweet from a sports journalist. The tweet in question accused another Twitter handle of spreading false information about the seasoned left-hander. Raina, known for his impactful performances during his IPL stint, expressed his stance on the matter through the platform.

During his illustrious IPL career, Suresh Raina played a pivotal role in the success of the Chennai Super Kings. In a remarkable 205 IPL matches, he amassed 5528 runs, showcasing his consistency as a batsman. His innings featured one century and an impressive 39 half-centuries, complemented by 506 boundaries and 203 sixes. Additionally, Raina contributed with the ball, securing 25 wickets over the course of his IPL journey.

With Raina stepping into the mentorship role for the Lucknow Super Giants, the team’s IPL 2024 squad boasts a formidable lineup. Led by KL Rahul, the squad includes notable names such as Quinton de Kock, Nicholas Pooran, Ayush Badoni, Kyle Mayers, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Devdutt Padikkal, Ravi Bishnoi, and Naveen-ul-Haq, among others. The diverse mix of experienced players and emerging talent positions the team as a strong contender for the upcoming season.

As the cricketing community eagerly anticipates the action-packed IPL 2024, the addition of Suresh Raina as the mentor for Lucknow Super Giants adds an extra layer of excitement and expertise to the franchise’s journey in the tournament.

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