IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings batsman Robin Uthappa devoted his match-winning 63-run knock towards Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 to his son who’s celebrating his fourth birthday on Sunday.
Robin Uthappa elated after starring in CSK’s 4-wicket in Qualifier 1: This is for my son (Courtesy by BCCI)
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Veteran Chennai Super Kings batsman Robin Uthappa urged critics to be type after dedicating his match-winning 63-run knock towards Delhi Capitals within the first Qualifier of IPL 2021 to his son, who’s celebrating his fourth birthday on Sunday.
Ruturaj Gaikwad hit 70 off 50 to steer CSK’s cost and bought the right assist from a person who himself in search of his personal redemption — Uthappa (63 off 44) — earlier than MS Dhoni’s arrival with the bat. Dhoni, in the meantime, delivered in type, hitting 18 off 6 with the assistance of three fours and a six as CSK gunned down the 173-run goal with two balls to spare.
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.”Feeling grateful and joyful to have the ability to contribute. Today is my son’s fourth birthday… We knew we needed to get to begin,” Uthappa mentioned within the post-match presentation ceremony.
“There is nothing critical with that damage. There is 4 days to go, so needs to be good. There had been when there have been doubts [whether he would play or not].
“You hearken to lots of chatter that’s taking place exterior. I simply felt I’d be capable of contribute. This is without doubt one of the most safe franchises going round.
“That solely makes a participant give that a lot again to the franchise. The ultimate goes to be attention-grabbing. Just needed to say to everybody on the market: let’s be type,” Uthappa added.
CSK, three-time champions, are within the ultimate once more, their ninth. DC, final season’s finalists, can nonetheless make the ultimate. They play the winners of Monday’s Eliminator between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, in Qualifier 2.
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