Suresh Raina was spotted in a stadium in Lucknow on Tuesday. However, as it turned out, it was a badminton stadium not a cricket one.The Indian cricketer came out to cheer for Saina Nehwal during the latter’s Premier Badminton League (PBL) match in Lucknow on Tuesday.Saina Nehwal was gearing up to take on world No.1 Tai Tzu Ying in Awadhe Warriors tie against Ahmedabad Smash Masters when Raina turned up at the Babu Banarasi Das Stadium.Raina was seen watching Saina battle against Tai intently from the dug out of the Awadhe Warriors. Sitting beside Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap, Raina seemed to be having quite a lot of discussion about the happening on the badminton court. ALSO WATCHSaina, who is making a return after suffering an ankle injury, lost the match 5-15, 14-15 to Tai in the fourth match of the night.Saina massively struggled in the first game against the deceptive player from Taiwan and without much of a fight, lost the early battle 5-15.However, the golden girl of Indian badminton turned up with all her grit and determination in the second set and the packed Lucknow stadium witnessed the Saina that India is used to watching.Saina took Tai around the court and used her back court strength to her advantage to put Tai to test.Flat smashes, cross-court duels and that loud power on shots saw Saina take reach the game point 14-12.Just as Raina and the others were waiting to pat Saina on her back for all that effort, Tai turned up in the best fashion and her deceptive strokes to not just level the scoring but win the game 15-14 and take the match.advertisementNow that’s some way to win a match. Simply sublime from the World No. 1 Ã¯Â¿Â½??Ã¯Â¿Â½#AWDvAMD #VodafonePBL #SmashTheHouseDown pic.twitter.com/bJpjUy05qb- PBL India (@PBLIndiaLive) January 2, 2018Suresh Raina recently passed the Yo-Yo fitness test after working immensely hard on his fitness at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.In order to make a comeback in the Indian cricket team, Raina has been working behind the scenes to gain his fitness back.The failure to clear the endurance test was the primary reason why Raina and star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh were not considered for the limited-overs series in Sri Lanka in August this year.Raina last featured for India in the T20 International series against England in February. He was the third highest-scorer in the three-match series with 104 runs at an average of 34.66 with a highest score of 63.However, Raina was last spotted with his family at the Delhi reception of Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, along with Gautam Gambhir and Shikhar Dhawan.With the IPL retention annoucement on January 4, Chennai Super Kings is expected to retain their Raina along with captain MS Dhoni and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.Earlier on Tuesday, Awadhe Warriors won their mixed doubles match 14-15, 15-12, 15-14 to put themselves 1-0 up in the tie.Kashyap then staged a remarkable comeback against Sourabh Verma in the Awadhe’s Trump match to edge out his compatriot 11-15, 15-13, 15-14.However, Kidambi Srikanth lost his match against world No.10 HS Prannoy 8-15, 11-15 to get Ahmedabad back in the tie.