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Cricket is All About Expressing Yourself: Raina

Asserting that captaincy of a new franchise is not new for him, Raina said he has led Uttar Pradesh and the Indian team.

Published: 10th April 2016 10:28 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th April 2016 10:28 PM   |  A+A-

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Gujarat Lions owner Keshav Bansal (Left) and team captain Suresh Raina(Right) at the unveiling of the official team jersey for IPL Season 9 in New Delhi on Saturday. | PTI

MOHALI: Cricket is all about enjoying and expressing yourself, Gujarat Lions skipper Suresh Raina said here today.

"Enjoy your cricket whether playing for team India or IPL you need to have fun. Cricket is "all about enjoying and  expressing yourself," Raina said ahead of their clash with Kings XI Punjab tomorrow.

Asserting that captaincy of a new franchise is not new for him, he said he has led Uttar Pradesh and the Indian team.

He was averse to the thought that he had got new players with him.

"We have got few guys who can surprise any team," he said.

For Raina cricket is a "team game".

He said his team is a balanced side.

To win matches his mantra is "to be positive in all departments of the game."

Talking about his team he said all players have done well in domestic circuit .

Besides, he said his team has a good opening pair and strong middle order.



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