Robin Uthappa

April 9th, 2011

Robin Venu Uthappa (born 11 November 1985 in, Karnataka ) is an Indian cricketer . He made his One Day International debut in the seventh and final match of the English tour of India in April 2006. He had a successful debut, making 86 as an opening batsman before being run out . It was the highest score for any Indian debutant in a limited overs match. He played an important role in India’s win at the ICC World T20 World Cup 2007. Uthappa first came to the public’s attention when he made 66 for India B against India A in the Challenger Trophy in 2005 . Uthappa also scored a crucial 50 against Pakistan in the 20-20 World Cup in South Africa, when India were tottering at 39/4. With this, he became the first Indian to score a 50 in a 20-20 International match. India subsequently won the match in bowl out 3-0, where he bowled one of the three deliveries that hit the stumps.Uthappa has played at all junior levels and first class for Karnataka State Cricket Association.

He played for Mumbai Indians in the 2008 Indian Premier League . In January 2009 he swapped places with Zaheer Khan and moved to Royal Challengers Bangalore . IPL 2011: For fourth edition of IPL he was bought by pune warriors for a huge sum of 2.1 million USD(approximately INR 9.4 crores.) at the auction held in bangalore .


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