Indian Cricketer: On Wednesday, September 14, Robin Uthappa announced his retirement from all forms of Indian cricket.
The right-handed batter announced his choice with a unique letter on his social media accounts.
In 2015, Uthappa made his final outing for India against Zimbabwe in international cricket.
The swashbuckling hitter established himself as one of the top draws in the Indian Premier League despite being in and out of the national squad.
The seasoned athlete played a crucial role for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) during the previous two seasons of the lucrative competition.
Indian Cricketer Robin Uthappa
“My state of Karnataka and my nation have been represented by me with the utmost honour.But since everything good must come to an end, I’ve made the decision to leave all facets of Indian cricket.Thank you everybody.”
He participated in 46 ODIs and 13 T20Is, scoring 1183 runs overall in international cricket.
The 36-year-old was a member of the Indian team that prevailed in the first T20 World Cup in 2007.
He played in the IPL and had notable success, scoring 4952 runs in 205 games.
He was the leading run-scorer for the 2014 champion Kolkata Knight Riders with 660 runs from 16 games.
When Uthappa stated the statement that, leaving up Indian cricket at all levels. Hence he appeared to be implying that he won’t participate in either the IPL or domestic games.
However, it’s possible to see the powerful batter compete in international T20 tournaments in the coming months.
After announcing retirement earlier this month. Suresh Raina stated any franchise will hire him.
Uthappa might take a similar route and focus on the new leagues.