Robin Uthappa said he wanted to play and win a tournament with MS Dhoni before retiring. Watch


Robin Uthappa will play for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2021.© Instagram

Robin Uthappa joined Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 players auction following a successful trade deal between the three-time IPL champions and Rajasthan Royals (RR). Uthappa represented RR in the previous edition, scoring 196 runs in 12 games. On Sunday, Uthappa said in a video posted to Twitter that being handpicked for CSK is a moment that comes true for him. He also said he wanted to win a tournament with former Indian skipper MS Dhoni before hanging his shoes on all forms of the game.

“It’s kind of a desire that comes true for me. It’s been 12-13 years since I played alongside MS Dhoni and I wanted to play with him and win a tournament before he retired,” Uthappa said in a video. tweeted by CSK.

Robin Uthappa was part of the 2007 World Cup-winning Indian team that won the inaugural edition of the T20 tournament under MS Dhoni.

Uthappa had scored 113 points in the World T20 in South Africa in 2007 with a strike rate of 113.


In the IPL, Uthappa is a veteran who has played 189 games.

He has scored 4,607 runs with a success rate of almost 130, with the help of 24 half centuries.

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