Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) August 29, 2020
Raina said he is blessed to have received love and support from fans in Chennai during the Indian Premier League (IPL). Raina said the monickers given to him and MS Dhoni by CSK fans is something he will cherish for the rest of his life.
Suresh Raina is fondly called as ‘Chinna Thala’ by CSK fans while MS Dhoni is revered as ‘Thala’ in the IPL. CSK have sure ‘Thala’ and ‘Chinna Thala’ have a part of the emotional connection fans have with the 3-time champions.