Suresh Raina ties the knot with childhood friend Priyanka
Indian cricketer Suresh Raina got married with his childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary in a private ceremony. The ceremony was attended by their family members and close friends and few of his team-mates at at The Leela Palace hotel in New Delhi on Friday, 3rd April.
Suresh Raina’s wedding with childhood friend Priyanka Chaudhary saw many cricketers and politicians. Indian team and Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrived with his wife Sakshi, while International Cricket Council Chairman N. Srinivasan, Virender Sehwag, Raina’s CSK teammate Dwayne Bravo and coach Stephen Fleming were spotted at the event.
Team India vice-captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood girlfriend Anushka Sharma, along with the entire Indian cricket team are also said to be on the VIP guest list. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already sent his good wishes. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav also attended Suresh Raina’s wedding. Bollywood actor Anupam Kher also graced the event.
Raina posted a selfie with his friends a before the marriage.
The 28-year-old Raina and Priyanka, who is currently working in Amsterdam, have been friends since their childhood. Their family also has close association for a long time. If reports are to be believed, Priyanka would be quitting her job and moving to India soon.
Middle-order batsman Raina returned to the country with his teammates after the semifinal loss to Australia in the World Cup last week. Raina is contracted with the Chennai Super Kings, who are scheduled to kick start their campaign in the eighth edition of Indian Premier League on April 9, barely six days after his wedding.
Here are some of the pictures from the cricketer’s glittering ceremony-