Robin Uthappa, The Indian cricketer has been part of some of India’s biggest wins including the inaugural season of the T20 world cup (2007). The right-hand opener is known for bowling in the bowl-out against Pakistan.
The 36-year-old has been part of the Indian Premier League for almost every season. He has an IPL title to his name while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders. The opener also is an orange cap holder.
The right-hander represented Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first few years of the tournament. Later, He was picked by Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction. However, He is part of the Chennai Super Kings at the moment.
Uthappa’s reply to a Pakistani journalist :
There have been several comparisons made between the Indian Premier League and the Pakistani Super League. A Pakistani journalist tried to do the same in his tweet. The Indian opener replied with a one-line to the tweet in a trolling manner.
The journalist was later trolled by the Twitter users categorizing the tweet of the journalist as ‘immature’. There is no comparison between the PSL and IPL, Said Twitter users.
Here’s the tweet :
IPL created the market!!
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) March 19, 2022
Uthappa played some crucial knocks for the Chennai-based franchise in the last year. He got an opportunity to replace injured Suresh Raina and made it count. The innings he played against Kolkata in the final of the tournament turned out to be a defining one.
He was picked in the recently concluded IPL mega auction 2022 by the Dhoni-led side once again. The opener was bought for his base price which was INR 2 CR. The right-hander is set to open along with Ruturaj Gaikwad in the first match of the season.
Chennai Super Kings Squad for IPL 2022 :
MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Dwayne Bravo, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, Shivam Dube, Mahesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Simarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Subhranshu Senapati, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma