Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Robin Uthappa has given a heartfelt message to the team’s fans. He Thanked him for the support he has shown over the last few weeks and claimed that he is looking forward to playing alongside MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ambati Rayudu.
Robin Uthappa was traded to CSK by Rajasthan Royals before the IPL 2021 auction. In 189 matches in the IPL, the 35-year-old has scored 4,607 runs at an average of 27.92 and a strike rate of 129.99. He Won the Orange Cap with the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2014, and is the ninth highest run-scorer in the history of the league.
In a video posted on CSK’s Twitter handle, Uthappa can be seen speaking fluent Tamil and calling the opportunity for men to play ‘a blessing’.
“I would like to thank all my CSK fans for the great reception. Thank you very much for the love and support received so far.”
“It is a wish I have come true. It has been almost 12-13 years since I played with MS Dhoni. I had a desire to play and win tournaments with him before I retired. It is a blessing to play for Chance. CSK. I get to play with a lot of players that I grew up with – Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina. “
“I look forward to entertaining you all” – Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa said he is looking forward to donating yellow and entertaining fans.
“I’m looking forward to coming there and entertaining you all. Thank you very much. See you all soon!”
Apart from signing Uthappa, CSK took some major steps in the IPL 2021 auction. He signed Moeen Ali and Krishnappa Gautam for an amount of over INR 16 crores, and acquired young Indian talents M Harishankar Reddy, K Bhagat Verma and C Hari Nishant. CSK also contracted veteran Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara.
CSK team for IPL 2021: MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, KM Asif, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, N Jagadeesan, Karn Sharma, Lungi Ngidi, Michelle Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shardul Thakur, Karim Thakur, Karim Hazelwood, R Sai Kishore, Robin Uthappa, Moin Ali, Krishnappa Gowtham, Cheteshwar Pujara, M Harishankar Reddy, K Bhagat Verma, C Hari Nisant
Published on 21 February 2021, 8:53 PM IST