Indian wicket-keeper batsman Robin Uthappa says that dream of making a comeback into the Indian team is still “very much alive”. Additionally, he states that he is preparing with full effort to show what he is worthy of in the upcoming IPL.
The 34 years old was drafted by Rajasthan Royals (RR) for the IPL 2020 which is scheduled to start from September 16. Robin Uthappa became the first Indian capped player to be sold at the IPL 2020 auction with Rajasthan Royals acquiring him for Rs 3 crore.
Uthappa Answering a Fan’s Question:
Earlier the IPL franchise, on Twitter, shared an audio clip of Uthappa answering a fan`s question. “Do you believe that a strong IPL season could bring you back in the reckoning for Team India?” the question read.
Replying to the question, Uthappa said, “I certainly believe that if we have a really good season in the IPL, wonderful things can happen for me and even bring me back into the reckoning for the Indian team. I am someone who has always been positive as a human being and I always look for silver linings even in negative situations.”
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) August 23, 2020
“For me and the kind of person that I am, my convictions are very strong. God willing, I will be able to represent my country again and bring laurels to it. I hope that happens. Anyone who is playing competitive cricket hopes to play for the country and bring laurels to the country. So that dream is very much still alive,” Uthappa, who last played for India in 2015, added.
Rajasthan Royals Full Squad:
Sanju Samson, Ankit Rajpoot, Rahul Tewatia, Robin Uthappa, Jaydev Unadkat, Varun Aaron, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mayank Markande, Kartik Tyagi, Anuj Rawat, David Miller, Oshane Thomas, Shashank Singh, Mahipal Lomror, Manan Vohra, Riyan Parag, Shreyas Gopal, Aniruddha Joshi, Akash Singh.