Know some interesting facts about Robin Uthappa
Know some interesting facts about Robin Uthappa

One of the best batsmen Robin Uthappa, who is out of the Indian team, is celebrating his birthday today. Robin Uthappa, who is 36, maybe out of the team, but he retrieves the skill of staying in the headlines. Robin Uthappa, who has been out of Team India whenever he is out of the team, seems to be performing brilliantly in IPL or domestic cricket. Here are some of the highlights of Robin, a Karnataka player who has played many memorable innings for the Indian team.

1. Robin Uthappa scored a brilliant 86 in his first one day match against England in 2006. This is the highest run scored by any Indian player in his debut One day match.

2. Robin was the first player to score a half-century in the T20 Internationals for India. He did it against Pak but the match was tied.

3. Robin's has another interesting record in his name. Robin Uthappa holds the record for most runs scored over 40, 11 times in a season. He holds the record of scoring more than 40 runs in 8 consecutive matches.

4. Robin Uthappa was the main player of the Indian team that won the T20 World Cup in 2007.

5. IPL is like a lifeline for Uthappa. Robin Uthappa is the second-highest priced player after Gautam Gambhir in the 2011 season of IPL. He was bought by Pune Warriors for $2.1 million.

6. In the 7th season of IPL, he scored a total of 660 runs for Kolkata. This performance led to the captaincy of the India-A team against Australia.

7. Robin Uthappa has also played matches for Mumbai Indians in IPL, Royal Challenger Bangalore, Pune Warriors and Kolkata Knight Riders.

8. Robin Uthappa's father Venu is an international hockey referee.

9. Uthappa's mother had filed a case of assault on his father. Their parents have been living separately for a long time.

10. Robin Uthappa, who appeared superfit, was once extremely fat. He also lost 20 kilos to play professional cricket.

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