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Close shave for Suresh Raina after SUV tyre burst while driving to Kanpur

Raina was on his way to Kanpur to play a Duleep Trophy game

Ayush Chatterjee 12 September 2017, 8:37 PM
Despite being out of the national team for such a long span, Suresh Raina is one lucky bloke

Despite being out of the national team for such a long span, Suresh Raina is one lucky bloke Image: AFP

Suresh Raina was counting his lucky stars when he had a fortunate escape from what could have been a serious car accident.

According to media reports, Raina, who was traveling from Ghaziabad to Kanpur to play in a Duleep Trophy match, got a burst on one of the rear tyres of his Range Rover in the city of Etawah.

The police have attributed it to the car traveling at a fast pace but the Indian cricketer has emerged unscathed from the incident.

Etawah police officials helped Raina get another vehicle to reach Kanpur as he was not traveling with a spare tire. Raina will play in Kanpur's Green Park stadium on Wednesday.

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