Robin Uthappa is nonetheless hopeful of creating a comeback in the Indian group and is searching at the approaching season of the Indian Premier League to get back in the reckoning.
Uthappa will be plying his trade for the Rajasthan Royals this season right after remaining offloaded by Kolkata Knight Riders final 12 months. He is now hoping that a fantastic stint in IPL 2020 can hopefully get him back on the selectors’ radar.
“I unquestionably feel that if we have a fantastic season in the IPL, excellent factors could transpire to me and even carry me back into the reckoning for the Indian group,” Uthappa mentioned in a video reply to a fan query posted by Rajasthan Royals on social media.
Uthappa played 46 ODIs and 13 T20Is for Workforce India involving 2006 and 2015 in advance of remaining committed from side due to his drop in type and fitness. He averaged in excess of 25 in 50-overs cricket, scoring 934 runs with six fifties and managed 249 runs at 24.90 in the shortest format.
Uthappa was aspect of the 2007 Planet T20-winning Indian side underneath MS Dhoni and final played for the nationwide group in the constrained-in excess of series in Zimbabwe in excess of five many years in the past.
“I am somebody who is often good as a human remaining and I seem for silver linings even in unfavorable predicaments. So my conviction is definitely powerful that god inclined, that I will be in a position to signify my nation yet again and carry laurels to it. I hope that takes place.x
”Anyone who plays aggressive cricket hopes to perform for the nation and carry laurels to the nation. So the dream is quite considerably alive,” he mentioned.
Uthappa, 34, was bagged for a whopping Rs three crore, twice his base rate, by Rajasthan Royals in the IPL auction in December final 12 months. The Karnataka batsman has played 177 matches in all the editions of the IPL in which he has scored 4411 runs at a strike fee of 130.50, like 24 fifties.