Star Sports roped in the IPL legend Suresh Raina as a commentator for the upcoming IPL 2022. Not a single franchise bidding for the Mr. IPL in Mega auction 2022 was one of the most striking happenings of the event. After remaining unsold, Raina will play a new role this time, playing his 2nd innings.
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According to reports, Raina will join as a Hindi commentator for the T20 league. The former batter will join Ravi Shastri in the commentary box. This stint will be a new one for Shastri too as he is returning back to the commentary panel after his coaching days of 7 years. In fact, he will be seen commentating in Hindi for the first time.
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Many reports in the past claimed that there were some like between the new 2 IPL franchises and Suresh Raina and Ravi Shastri. The news said that Raina will Join Gujarat Lions as a replacement for Jason Ray. Later, the team denied all these claims of offering Raina to join their team post the auction. Another rumor was that one of the new teams approached the former Indian head coach for the coaching role.