Robin Uthappa was born on 11 November 1985 in Coorg, Karnataka. Pravin Amre is the coach and mentor of Robin Uthappa. His contribution was immanence in the making of a classical Indian batsman. Straight drive is the favorite shot of Uthappa. He likes to play against Pakistan more than any other team. His age is 36 years.
Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Vivian Richards and AB de Villiers are the batsmen Uthappa likes to follow. In the blowing department, Anil Kumble and Pakistan’s Waseem Akram are his favorite bowlers. Robin Uthappa likes to eat Pork Curry, Dosa and Chocolate Fudge. American actor Will Smith is Robin Uthappa’s idol from the world of moviemaking.
Adelaide (Australia) is his most preferred destination to visit for him. Robin Uthappa has unique hobbies of collecting watches and watching tennis. M Chinnaswamy Stadium is his favorite cricket stadium. Former India bowler Irfan Pathan is a very good friend of Robin Uthappa. At a very young age of 10, Uthappa battled with the neurological disorder, Epilepsy. This disorder increases massive weight in the human body. Despite facing some big problems, Uthappa managed to represent India in cricket.
Robin Uthappa – Family and Wife
Venu Uthappa is the father of Robin. Venu is a former field hockey official. His mother’s name is Roselyn Uthappa. Former India tennis player Sheethal Goutham is the wife of Robin Uthappa. She hails from Bengaluru, India.
After a long-term relationship, Robin and Sheethal married in 2016. Travailing, music, playing and watching tennis are the hobbies of Robin Uthappa’s wife. Sheethal Goutham is a big fan of tattoos. She started her tennis journey at a very young age of nine.
Injuries and some other issues led her to a very small career in tennis. Uthappa hails Sheethal’s impact on his successful journey as a cricketer. Sheethal Goutham is a huge fitness advocate too.
Robin Uthappa was the part of the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup squad where India failed to pass the group-stage round. Uthappa also played a decent role in India’s success at the 2007 T20I World Cup-winning campaign. Robin Uthappa had represented the Royal Challengers Bangalore the Kolkata Knight Riders and is a valuable part of the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League.
Robin Uthappa has played 46 times in ODI for India. He has scored six half-centuries but never scored a hundred in ODIs. Uthappa has played 13 T20Is for India. Not playing in the Test format is still his biggest grudge as a professional cricketer. Uthappa has scored 22 first-class centuries in 142 matches, scoring 9,446 runs. Uthappa also holds the experience of playing more than 250 T20 matches.
He is famous for his fast transformation in three different formats of cricket. Uthappa has also played more than 190 List A matches. In the 2013-14 season, he helped Karnataka win Ranji Trophy, Irani Cup and Vijay Hazare Trophy. In 2014 IPL, Uthappa scored 40 runs or more in ten successive innings. It helped him to make a comeback in India’s squad for the Bangladesh Tour (2014).
Uthappa could have made his career far better. However, taking a lot of time to develop burned his golden years. Had he performed better after 2007 the fans would have seen a much better player leading the flag of India. In the IPL, Uthappa has earned great respect and many feel a big sense of fear due to his explosive batting.
Uthappa’s run in domestic cricket is good. However, the same is not the case at the international level. Despite many ups and downs, Uthappa has shown a great sign of a promising attitude. Indeed, he is a prominent inspiration for many to follow.
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