The 36-year-old Indian cricketer, Robin Uthappa announced his retirement from all forms of Indian cricket on 14th September, Wednesday. The former Indian cricketer has got the NOC (No-objection Certificate) from his previous state, Kerala which he represented in domestic cricket.
As of now, Robin Uthappa will be available to get featured in the overseas franchise cricket along with Yuvraj Singh and a few others. The veteran cricketer made his debut for India against England in the 7th ODI and scored 86 runs for his side.
Since then, Robin Uthappa played 46 matches and scored 934 runs that he played at an average of 25.94 and didn't score a single hundred in his One-day career. Due to lack of consistency, Robin Uthappa has been dropped from the Indian side and he last played for India in ODI's against Zimbabwe in 2015.
All good things must come to an end: Robin Uthappa
The former Indian cricketer has represented India in 13 T20I games where he amassed 249 runs at an average of around 25 and has only one fifty to his name.
However, the 36-year-old has featured in all the 15 editions of the Indian Premier League and represented Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors India, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Moreover, he has played 205 matches in the cash-rich contest and has plundered 4952 runs at an average of 27.51 and has got 27 fifties under his belt. Previously, the right-handed batter featured for MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings which failed to make the cut to the playoffs.
However, Robin Uthappa announced his retirement on his official Twitter handle and shared a tweet, captioning, "It has been my greatest honour to represent my country and my state, Karnataka. However, all good things must come to an end, and with a grateful heart, I have decided to retire from all forms of Indian cricket. Thank you all ❤️"
Check the tweet here:
It has been my greatest honour to represent my country and my state, Karnataka. However, all good things must come to an end, and with a grateful heart, I have decided to retire from all forms of Indian cricket.— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) September 14, 2022
Thank you all ❤️ pic.twitter.com/GvWrIx2NRs