02/04/2015 9:07 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Cricketer Suresh Raina To Get Married To His Childhood Sweetheart On Friday

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19: Umesh Yadav of India is congratulated by Suresh Raina after getting the wicket of Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Quater Final match between India and Bangldesh at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 19, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — The pre-wedding ceremonies of star India cricketer Suresh Raina were held on Tuesday, ahead of the 'big day', Friday. Reports say that the 28-year-old Raina will be tying the knot with fiancee Priyanka Chowdhary at a posh hotel here.

Middle-order batsman Raina returned to the country with his India teammates after the semifinal loss to Australia in the World Cup last week.

Raina is a part of 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.

It is learnt that Priyanka and Raina's friendship dates back to their childhood days. Priyanka is presently working in The Netherlands.

Bigwigs from politics and entertainment world, besides fellow cricketers, are expected to attend the bash.

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