Middle order batsman Robin Uthappa, who has been waiting for his return to Team India for a long time, feels that he can play at least one more World Cup. Uthappa was last in Team India in the year 2015, since then he is looking for his comeback in the last 5 years.
Uthappa is making preparations for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year and he is confident that this time he will be able to confirm his place in the Indian team. The batsman, who has played 46 ODIs and 13 T20 internationals for India, said in an interview with cricket website Crick Info, “I want to be competitive. I still have that fire to compete. I honestly feel like I still have one World Cup left. Especially this short format. ‘
Uthappa, who plays domestic cricket for Karnataka, has started playing for Kerala from this year. He said that now I am preparing to play the role of finishers for the Indian team. The batsman said that I am confident that I will be able to confirm my place in the Indian team again. Uthappa, who played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the IPL for many years, was released from his team this time and after that Uthappa has been kept in Rajasthan Royals (RR) in his team.
Earlier, 34-year-old Uthappa has been part of two World Cup teams for India. In 2007, he was part of the World Cup squad played in the West Indies under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid and after that he also made his place in the team captained by Dhoni in the first World T20 tournament.
After this, in the year 2008, he was out of Team India, from here he started his process of getting in and out. He was part of Team India, who visited Zimbabwe in 2015 and since then he has not got a place in the Indian team yet.