Robin Uthappa (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Retirement, Net Worth & More
Robin Uthappa is an extraordinary player, who has played ramp shot in the Oval against England. He is from Karnataka and first became a household name when he performed for India B in the 2005 Challengers series.
Uthappa is an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman, who made his One-day international debut in 2006 in the English Tour of India. Uthappa made 86 runs in his debut before being run out.
|Real Name||Robin Aiyuda Uthappa|
|Date of Birth||11 November 1985|
|Age (as in 2021)||35 years old|
|Birth Place||Kodagu, Karnataka|
|Family||Father: Venu Uthappa|
|Home Town||Kodagu, Karnataka|
Birth and Early life
Uthappa was born on 11 November 1985 in Kodagu, Karnataka, India. He has completed his schooling at St. Joseph’s Boys’ High school and attended Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College.
Education & More
|School||St. Joseph’s Boys High school|
|College||Jain College VV Puram, Bangalore University|
|Awards||Madhavrao Scindia Award for being the highest run-scorer in Ranji Trophy 2014-15.|
Uthappa first made his mark in the cricket world when he performed exceptionally for India B against India A. In the same year, he played even better by making a century. Earlier he was in the under 19 team that won the Asia Cup.
- International career– ODI
He was selected for the Indian series ODI series against West Indies in January 2007. He didn’t get to play for the first two matches but scored unexpectedly in the third and fourth games.
His quality performance in the seventh season of the Indian premier league earned him the captain’s position.
Robin was included in the thirty men squad for the 2015 IPL match.
|Playing Style||Wicket-Keeper Batsman|
|International Debut||Test– Not Yet|
ODI- 9 April 2006
T20– September 2006
|Debut Matches||Ranji trophy on 2016|
|Teams||Kerala cricket team|
Indian National cricket team
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Kolkata knight riders
Chennai Super Kings
|Batting Style||Right Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Fast bowling, Seam Bowling|
|Best Record||He is one of the players who scored the Highest Run(86) in an ODI debut|
|Coach/ Mentor||Not known|
|IPL Debut Match||2008|
|Year of Played Matches and Teams||Mumbai Indians (2008)|
Royal Challengers Bangalore ( 2009)
Pune warriors ( 2011)
Kolkata knight riders (2014)
Rajasthan Royals (2020)
Chennai Super Kings ( 2021)
|Record||He was the purple cap Holder to scoring 660 runs in IPL2014|
Personal life & More
Robin Uthappa is the son of Venu Uthappa who is a former umpire and Roselyn. He married his long-term girlfriend Sheetal Goutham who is a tennis player.
|Wife Name||Sheetal Goutham|
|Children||Son– Neale Nolan Uthappa|
|Net worth||$11 million|
Physical Status & More
|Height (approx.)||5-7”(In Feet)|
|Body Measurements||chest- 42 |
Some Important Facts About Cricketer Robin Uthappa
- Robin Uthappa was born in Kodagu, Karnataka, India.
- His hobbies include watching hockey and collecting watches.
- He suffered from a neurological disease called epilepsy that is the reason why he has weight management issues.
- He is the first Indian player to make a half-century against Pakistan.
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