ROBIN UTHAPPA

  • Mayank Agarwal's ton takes Karnataka to Vijay Hazare title against Punjab Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Karnataka defended their title in grand style after their top-order led by centurion Mayank Agarwal rose to the occasion to crush a hapless Punjab by 156 runs in the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament final on Tuesday. Put into bat in the day-night encounter at the Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Karnataka...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI November 13, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) As the India-Sri Lanka battle shifts to Eden Gardens, the hosts, having pocketed the series with a hat-trick of wins, would look to continue their dominance and climb up the ladder in the ICC rankings while giving the bench-warmers an...
  • Series won, India look to test the bench in 4th ODI against Sri Lanka November 13, 2014

    As the India-Sri Lanka battle shifts to Eden Gardens, the hosts, having pocketed the series with a hat-trick of wins, would look to continue their dominance and climb up the ladder in the ICC rankings while giving the bench-warmers an opportunity to showcase their skills. At the present moment India...
  • Lokesh Rahul's ton gives South Zone lead over Central Zone in Duleep Trophy final October 30, 2014

    Karnataka batsman Lokesh Rahul gave the selectors some food for thought before the upcoming Australia tour after the opener struck a classy century to give South Zone a vital first innings lead against Central Zone on Day 2 of the Duleep Trophy final on Thursday. Responding to Central's first innings score...
  • Duleep Trophy Final: Talented Central zone take on South October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A talented Central Zone team led by Piyush Chawla is aiming to come out firing all cylinders when it squares off with an equally combative South Zone side in the final of the Duleep Trophy, starting here on Wednesday. While South Zone crushed East by an innings and 118...
  • Learnt from Dhoni, Virat to play game that suits me: Robin Uthappa October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa has come out as a completely changed batsman this season and the Karnataka opener attributes his consistent scores on "staying true to his skills" just like India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli. "I believe that I have evolved as a batsman. I have learnt enough...
  • South Zone storm into Duleep Trophy final with crushing win over East October 24, 2014

    Lahli: South Zone took just 40 minutes into the third morning to decimate East Zone by an innings and 118 runs en route their entry into Duleep Trophy final on Friday. East's second innings was terminated at 62 for nine with Wriddhiman Saha nursing a bruised thumb not coming out to...
  • Duleep Trophy: Shukla rattles South Zone after fighting ton from Uthappa October 22, 2014

    Lahli: East Zone bowlers led by the seasoned Laxmi Ratan Shukla rattled South Zone in the final hour reducing them to 236 for nine despite Robin Uthappa scoring a well-crafted hundred on the first day of the Duleep Trophy semi-final here on Wednesday. South Zone were cruising along at 211 for...
  • As it happened: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Hobart Hurricanes, CLT20, 1st semifinal October 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The seemingly invincible Kolkata Knight Riders will start outright favourites when they square off against Australia's Hobart Hurricanes in the semi-finals of the Champions League T20 on Thursday. Kolkata Knight Riders are on a roll having remained unbeaten in the CLT20...
  • KKR focused on their own strengths in semis: Robin Uthappa September 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Riding high on a splendid preliminary campaign, Kolkata Knight Riders' batsman Robin Uthappa said his team would look to focus on its strengths in the semi-final against Hobart Hurricanes in the Champions League Twenty20. "I think they [Hobart Hurricanes] have been playing good cricket. I think some of their batsmen...
  • CLT20: There was no room for complacency, says Gautam Gambhir September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Their place in the semi-final already assured ahead of Monday's encounter, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said there was no place for complacency in their inconsequential final Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 against Dolphins. Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL...
  • CLT20: Kolkata Knight Riders stay unbeaten with win over Dolphins September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey smashed attacking half centuries to keep IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders winning run intact with a convincing 36-run victory over Dolphins in an inconsequential Group A match of the Oppo Champions League Twenty20, on Monday. While Utahappa blazed his way to a fiery 85 off...
  • CLT20: Dolphins play for pride against high-flying Kolkata September 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: Beleaguered Dolphins will play for pride when they take on a mighty Kolkata Knight Riders in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium here on Monday. Dolphins are already out of the semifinal race having lost all three matches so far in the competition. The...
  • I hoped for a longer run in ODIs: Robin Uthappa September 5, 2014

    The Kolkata Knight Riders' wicketkeeperbatsman hopes to impress in the upcoming CLT20 after being ignored for the England tour. ...
  • Robin Uthappa eyes India's opening slot with good show in new season September 1, 2014

    Bangalore: With Rohit Sharma nursing a finger injury and Shikhar Dhawan struggling with his form, India discard Robin Uthappa is eager to earn the opening slot in the national team with some good performances in the upcoming season, which ends with 2015 World Cup. "I think we can do with another...
  • Uthappa hopeful of securing a berth in India's Cricket World Cup team August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Having had a poor run in the recently concluded India A team's tour of Australia where he failed to make a mark, discarded opener Robin Uthappa is now eyeing the Ranji Trophy to make his case for a berth in the Indian squad for the next year's World Cup...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs India, 2nd ODI June 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the raincurtailed first ODI via...
  • 1st ODI: Uthappa, Rahane lead India to 7wicket win over Bangladesh June 15, 2014

    Mirpur: Ajinkya Rahane anchored his innings to perfection in the company of comeback man Robin Uthappa and guided India to a comfortable sevenwicket victory in a raintruncated first ODI against Bangladesh here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 273 in 50 overs, India were cruising along at 100 for 1 in...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI June 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Prematch: While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a lastminute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the threematch rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the...
  • Tiwary, Uthappa named India A captains for Australia tour June 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Manoj Tiwary and Robin Uthappa have been named captains of India A's fourday and one day squads, which will leave for a monthlong tour of Australia to compete in firstclass as well as limited overs matches. While Tiwary will be skipper the side in the four day matches, Uthappa has...
  • As it happened: IPL 7 final, Kolkata vs Punjab June 1, 2014

    Riding on Pandey's brilliant 50ball 94, Kolkata Knight Riders clinched their second IPL final in three years with a 3wicket win over Kings XI Punjab. Prematch: Kolkata and Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been onesided affairs. But the final...
  • IPL 7 Final: Batting might of Punjab against Kolkata's sharp bowling June 1, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab have played three matches in the seventh edition of IPL and all of them have been onesided affairs. But the final at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore can give all the cricket fans one heck of a match. Punjab are chasing the dream of lifting...
  • KKR v KXIP: headtohead record in IPL 7 June 1, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders are ahead in headtohead statistics this season against Kings XI Punjab. Both teams have played two matches in the group stage and then the Qualifier 1. In the group stage, two sides had won one match each but in the Qualifier 1, Kolkata defeated Punjab to enter the...
  • IPL 7 Final, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 31, 2014

    The focus has remained firmly on cricket in season seven of the Indian Premier League and in what seems to be the perfect finale, the season's most consistent team Kings XI Punjab would eye a maiden triumph against the everresilient Kolkata Knight Riders in the summit clash on Sunday. Kolkata have...
  • Team effort behind Kolkata Knight Riders' dramatic comeback in IPL 7 May 30, 2014

    Kolkata Knight Riders' dream comeback in the Indian Premier League season seven is no less than reading a fairytale. From being one of the underdogs of the tournament to qualifying for their second final in three seasons, the Kolkatabased franchise has left millions of fans spellbound with their massive resolve....