IPL 2021: CSK’s Robin Uthappa takes a spectacular one-handed stunner during practice session; Watch video

IPL 2021: CSK's Robin Uthappa takes a spectacular one-handed stunner during practice session; Watch video
IPL 2021: CSK's Robin Uthappa takes a spectacular one-handed stunner during practice session; Watch video

IPL 2021: CSK’s Robin Uthappa takes a spectacular one-handed stunner during practice session; Watch video: Chennai Super Kings (CSK) senior player Robin Uthappa defied all clichés as he left the fans in awe with his fielding ability on the field. The 35-year old took an amazing one-handed catch during CSK’ practice session at the ICC Academy in Dubai.

During CSK’s second day of training at the venue where the team undertook football, cricket and lots of fun in their super practice session, Uthappa silenced the critiques who questioned his cricketing abilities. He dived to his left and took a one-handed catch and received applause from his teammates for the spectacular take.

Robin Uthappa’s association with CSK

The cricket veteran was bought by CSK ahead of IPL 2020 season for 3 crores. With CSK’s top order comprising the likes of Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Moeen Ali, and Suresh Raina, Uthappa didn’t get a chance to play for the franchisee in the first leg.

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Robin Uthappa’s IPL journey

The right-handed batsman has been in the cash-rich league ever since the genesis of the tournament in 2008. Uthappa has played for numerous franchises in his IPL journey-

  • 2008                    Mumbai Indians
  • 2009–2010           Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • 2011–2013           Pune Warriors India
  • 2014–2019           Kolkata Knight Riders
  • 2020                    Rajasthan Royals
  • 2021                    Chennai Super Kings

Uthappa had his best cricketing season in IPL in 2014 where he aggregated 660 runs in the sixteen matches he played for KKR. He returned with a phenomenal average of 44.00 then.

Also read: IPL 2021: Josh Hazelwood available for Chennai Super Kings in second leg of tournament

IPL 202: CSK schedule for Phase 2

MS Dhoni-led side came back strongly in the IPL 2021 and is ranked second in the league standings after the end of phase 1.

CSK will kick off its IPL 2021 phase 2 against Mumbai Indians at Dubai and would be looking to continue its dominance.

Match No. Day Date Time (IST) Match Venue
30 Sunday 19-Sep-21 07:30 PM CSK vs MI Dubai
35 Friday 24-Sep-21 07:30 PM RCB vs CSK Sharjah
38 Sunday 26-Sep-21 03:30 PM CSK vs KKR Abu Dhabi
44 Thursday 30-Sep-21 07:30 PM SRH vs CSK Sharjah
47 Saturday 02-Oct-21 07:30 PM RR vs CSK Abu Dhabi
50 Monday 04-Oct-21 07:30 PM DC vs CSK Dubai
53 Thursday 07-Oct-21 03:30 PM CSK vs PBKS Dubai

 

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