Robin Venu Uthappa
(Indian Cricketer)

Robin Uthappa
Nickname:Robbie, The Walking Assassin
Profession:Cricketer
Biography
Autobiography:
Biopic:
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):5’7″
Weight (approx.):72 Kg
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Tattoos:NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth:11 November 1985
Age (as on 2017):32 years
Birth Place:Kodagu, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign:Scorpio
Nationality:Indian
School:Delhi Public School, New Delhi
Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain College
College:NA
Educational Qualifications:NA
Signature:
Family
Father:Venu Uthappa
Mother:Roselyn

Sister:Sharon
Brother:NA
Coach/Mentor:Pravin Amre

Religion:Christian
Address:NA
Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test:Uncapped
ODI:vs England on 15 April 2006
T20:vs Scotland on 13 September 2007
Jersey Number:#37
Domestic/State Team:Kolkata Knight Riders, Saurashtra
Nature on field:Calm
Likes to play against:Pakistan
Favourite Shot/Ball:Straight Drive
Records
  • He was the highest run scorer in Ranji Trophy for the season 2014-15
  • He was the highest scorer for India on ODI debut till KL Rahul broke the record
Awards and Recognitions
  • He was a crucial part of world cup winning team in 2007 IC World Twenty20.
  • He is the second highest-scorer Indian debutant in ODI. He scored 86 against England in his debut match in 2006. KL Rahul scored a century on ODI debut
Controversies
  • Scuffle with Sarfraz Khan in IPL 2015 at Eden Gardens. Media reports alleged Uthappa for holding RCB’s Sarfraz Khan by collar. However, match referee Javagal Srinath denied for any such instance.
Preferences
Hobbies:Collecting watches, watching tennis
Favourite Batsmen:Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, AB de Villiers
Favourite Bowlers:Anil Kumble, Wasim Akram
Favourite Cricket Ground:M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Favourite sports personalities:NA
Favourite Food:Dosa, Pandi curry, chocolate fudge
Favourite Actors/Actresses:Will Smith
Favourite Films:NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers:NA
Favourite Car:NA
Favourite Book:NA
Favourite Destinations:Adelaide
Smoking/Alcohol:NA
Style Quotient
Cars Collection:NA
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Married
Affairs/Girlfriends:Sheetal Gautham
Wife/Spouse:Sheetal Gautham

 

Marriage Date:March 2016
Children:1 (Boy- Neale Nolan)

Earnings
Net Worth:$2.1 Million (in 2017)
Retainer Fee:NA
Test Fee:NA
ODI Fee:NA
T20 Fee:NA
IPL 11:NA
Lesser Known Facts
  • At the age of 10, Robbie was diagnosed with Epilepsy. It’s a neurological disorder.
  • His father was the President of Karnataka Hockey Association and also a hockey umpire
  • He was referred as- The Walking Assassin because of his style of charging down the pitch
  • His wife- Sheetal Gautham is a former tennis player