newscricket20 hours ago

Kerala was always my first option after Karnataka, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa, who signed up with Kerala recently, has admitted that Kerala was always his first preference after Karnataka. Uthappa served Karnataka for well over a decade, playing 101 first-class matches and scoring 6865 runs and being part of the 2013-14 and 2014-15 Ranji wins.
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newscricket21 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Mohammed Shami leaking runs at crucial times is a concern for India, states Joy Bhattacharjya

Joy Bhattacharjya has said that Mohammed Shami’s tendency to give away too many runs in important overs and towards the death can cost India going ahead. However, Robin Uthappa, while agreeing with the statement, felt that Shami was a proven wicket-taker and crucial to the team’s plans.
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newscricket21 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Hardik Pandya always wants to do something special for the team, claims Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has been highly impressed by Hardik Pandya, calling him an ambitious cricketer who has a strong desire to make his team win and contribute in the same. Furthermore, he praised Pandya’s attitude off the field and labelled him as a type of cricketer one does not easily get to meet.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | You can't divorce a cricket match from the political reality, claims Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle lashed out at the hatred-fueled advertisements being broadcasted in India and Pakistan as he asked both nations to show mutual respect. The Virat Kohli-led India take on archrivals Pakistan in their fourth match of the ICC World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford in Manchester.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Mohammad Amir trying not to look flashy has paid off, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has stated that Mohammad Amir has tried to keep it simple and just do what he is good at which has worked well for him in the ongoing World Cup. Uthappa went on to praise the bowler’s consistency and said that the lack of variations is actually helping the bowler’s performances.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | I am pretty certain Rahul is preparing as an opener, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa has stated that KL Rahul wouldn't have had to make many changes to his preparation now that he is reportedly set to open the innings instead of coming in at number four following Shikhar Dhawan’s injury. Uthappa has stated that the only minor change would be his change in the mindset.
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newscricket2 months ago

Anxiety is a positive emotion before any tournament, says Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa, who endured a tough season with Kolkata Knight Riders in the recently concluded IPL, said that anxiety acts as a motivator ahead of the start of any major tournament. KKR failed to make the play-off stage this season as they lost their do-or-die encounter against Mumbai Indians.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL 2019 | What worked and what didn’t - Kolkata Knight Riders

KKR raised high hopes with some valiant performances at the start of the season and a playoffs spot looked highly possible after first few matches. But the over-reliance on few individuals didn’t help their cause as SRH piped them in the race with a relatively better net run-rate.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Problem is with Robin Uthappa’s mindset, not age, says former KKR director Joy Bhattacharjya

Joy Bhattacharjya, former team director of Kolkata Knight Riders, has stated that Robin Uthappa’s mindset has been the problem for him in this season of the Indian Premier League. The wicket-keeper batsman has only scored 282 runs in 11 innings at a mere strike rate of 115.
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featurecricket3 months ago

MI vs KKR | Player Ratings - Failure to capitalise on batting-friendly conditions cost KKR a berth in playoffs

After a good start, Kolkata Knight Riders batsmen struggled to get going and only managed a below par total of 133 in their 20 overs. Barring Chris Lynn and Nitish Rana, none of the batsmen posed a real threat against the pumped MI bowlers and were eventually eliminated from the tournament.
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