ROBIN UTHAPPA

  • IPL: Gautam Gambhir backs Robin Uthappa on Sarfaraz controversy 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Rallying behind team-mate Robin Uthappa on his reported altercation with Royal Challengers Bangalore's Sarfaraz Khan, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Gautam Gambhir said on Tuesday that such incidents can happen in the 'heat of things'. According to media reports, KKR opener Uthappa had a scuffle with RCB batsman Sarfaraz after...
  • Players eye impressive show in Irani Cup, revive careers March 16, 2015

    Bengaluru: The likes of Robin Uthappa and Kedar Jadhav will be eyeing to resurrect their international careers, before embarking on high-octane IPL contest, when Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka and Rest of India (RoI) lock horns in the Irani Cup on Tuesday. Karnataka's Uthappa, who closely missed the World Cup bus in...
  • Ranji Trophy: Robin Uthappa the boy has transformed into a man March 15, 2015

    Eight summers ago, Robin Uthappa was on the cusp of something special. Having broken into the Indian team, he was one of the young turks who had a bright future ahead of him at the vanguard of India's next generation of batting superstars. On a hot afternoon in Visakhapatnam, Uthappa...
  • Ranji Trophy final: Vinay takes five-for as Karnataka skittle Tamil Nadu for 134 March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Skipper Vinay Kumar took five for 34 as defending champions Karnataka skittled out Tamil Nadu for 134 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final, which saw 14 wickets tumble at the Wankhede stadium on Sunday. The holders wrapped up the Tamil Nadu first-innings in 62.4 overs,...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semis February 25, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) An exciting battle is on cards when a resurgent Mumbai lock horns with defending champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy semi-final match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. Sworn enemies on the cricket field, both captains Aditya Tare and R Vinay Kumar, will...
  • Ranji Trophy Quarter-finals: Uthappa, Thakur lead star performers February 21, 2015

    Maharashtra and Mumbai progressed to the 2014-15 Ranji Trophy semifinals with wins over Andhra and Delhi respectively, taking the season's tally of outright results to 54 in 112 games, while Karnataka and Tamil Nadu joined them because of their first-innings leads over Assam and Vidarbha respectively. R Samarth and Akhil...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka advance to semi-finals February 20, 2015

    Indore: Defending champions Karnataka advanced to the Ranji Trophy semifinals after taking the first innings lead against Assam in the last eight match that ended on Friday. Assam ended their second innings at 338 for four after starting day five at 32 for no loss. Karnataka were in full control of the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Samarth, Uthappa virtually seal semifinal berth for Karnataka February 19, 2015

    Indore: Karnataka virtually assured themselves a place in the semifinals of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament after setting a near impossible 683 runs target in front of Assam in their second innings on the fourth and penultimate day of the quarterfinal tie, here on Thursday. Resuming their second innings at the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka in drivers' seat against Assam February 17, 2015

    Indore: Karnataka placed themselves in the drivers' seat as they piled on a huge 452 all out in their first innings before reducing Assam to 58 for three on the second day of their Ranji Trophy cricket quarterfinal match here on Tuesday. Resuming the day at 302 for 2, Karnataka added...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Scores: Quarter-finals, Day 2 February 17, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Sumit Narwal, Parvinder Awana, Sangwan, Rajat Bhatia and Manan Sharma picked up at least a wicket to dismiss Mumbai for 156 in 81 overs. In reply, Delhi reached 20 for the loss of Chand, with Gambhir unbeaten...
  • Robin Uthappa, KL Rahul put Karnataka in command in Ranji Trophy February 16, 2015

    Indore: Robin Uthappa hit a brilliant 153, while Lokesh Rahul struck a patient 91 as defending champions Karnataka reached 302-2 at stumps on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Assam, here on Monday. The 29-year-old Uthappa blasted as many as 21 boundaries and one six en route...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 9, Day 3 February 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Mumbai maintained their ascendancy over Karnataka, with the hosts leading by 261 runs at the end of the second day of a Ranji Trophy match on Saturday. Karnataka, in reply to the home team's first innings score of 436, reached 175...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group A, Day 2: Karnataka reach 175/2 in reply to Mumbai's 436 February 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Defending champions Karnataka, already assured of topping Group A, ended the second day on 175 for two in reply to Mumbai's tall first innings total of 436 on Saturday. Karnataka first dismissed the home team, who added 94 runs to their overnight score of 342 for five, 37 minutes before...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group A wrap: Baroda well placed to take first-innings lead January 22, 2015

    Mysore: Baroda, after making 335 in their first innings, had defending champions Karnataka on the ropes reducing the hosts to 233 for six in reply at stumps on the second day of the Group A Ranji Trophy league match on Thursday. The Karnataka batting, which has been inconsistent through the current...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 3 January 7, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Robin Uthappa slammed a brilliant 156 as defending champions Karnataka took command of their Group A Ranji Trophy league match against Jammu and Kashmir who, trailing by 243 runs in the first innings, were 37 for one in their second...
  • India's World Cup squad: People's choice matches BCCI's 14/15 January 6, 2015

    An overwhelming response over the past four days saw Cricketnext followers queuing up to pick their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup commencing in just over a month in Australia and New Zealand. And underlining the cricketing knowhow of Indian fans, they got 14 of the 15 names ditto...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karnataka the favourites against J&K January 4, 2015

    Hubballi: Aiming to continue their imperious form which has fetched them three comprehensive victories in the new season, defending champions Karnataka would take on giant-killers Jammu and Kashmir in their Group A Ranji Trophy match at the KSCA Stadium here on Monday. Fresh from their third comprehensive triumph against Railways, Karnataka...
  • Robin Uthappa hopes he has done enough for World Cup selection December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa has carried his rich vein of form into the Ranji Trophy, something he hopes will be enough to land him a spot in India's 15-member Cricket World Cup squad. With the deadline of submitting the shortlisted squad to the ICC set for January 7, the fate of...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 3: Uthappa, Nair put Karnataka on top against Railways December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa and Karun Nair scored sublime fifties to put defending champions Karnataka in a commanding position against Railways on day three of the fog-hit Ranji Trophy Group A match on Tuesday. Railways, resuming the day at 106 for four, were all out for 171 against a high-quality Karnataka...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 1, Day 4 December 10, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: The Group A match between Mumbai and Jammu and Kashmir was evenly poised at the end of the third day's play with the visitors finishing on 58 for one while chasing a modest target of 237 on...
  • Karnataka face arch-rivals Tamil Nadu in Ranji Trophy December 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: All eyes will be on Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey and Stuart Binny, the trio who are looking to make the final cut for the 2015 World Cup, as defending champions Karnakata begin their Ranji Trophy campaign against arch-rivals Tamil Nadu at Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. Fresh from their Vijay Hazare...
  • I would love to open for India in World Cup: Robin Uthappa December 4, 2014

    Bengaluru: Hoping to make the final cut after being named in the 30-man probables list for the 2015 World Cup, Karnataka batsman Robin Uthappa on Thursday said that he would love to open the innings for India but would not mind being included as a wicketkeeper-batsman. "My first love would be...
  • Mayank Agarwal's ton takes Karnataka to Vijay Hazare title against Punjab November 25, 2014

    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...