IPL 2022: Robin Uthappa Sets His Sights on a Clutch of Records Ahead Of The 200th IPL Match. If selected, Robin Uthappa will play in his 200th Indian Premier League match on Thursday. Becoming the seventh player to do so.
Indian batsman Robin Uthappa is set to break a slew of records as his Chennai Super Kings. Prepare to face a struggling Mumbai Indians side on Thursday at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. If he is select, right-hand opener Uthappa will play in his 200th IPL match. He play 199 matches and scored 4919 runs at a strike rate of 28.10. He will become the seventh player to reach 200 IPL matches, joining MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, and Suresh Raina.
Robin Uthappa Records Ahead Of 200th IPL Match
Furthermore, Uthappa needs 81 runs to reach 5000 IPL runs and 47 more runs to pass Chris Gayle for seventh place on the list of highest IPL run-getters.
In an intriguing statistic, if Uthappa completes 5000 runs without hitting a ton, he will be the first batter to reach 5000 IPL runs without ever hitting a ton.
Uthappa has two half-centuries and 197 runs in six IPL 2022 matches at an average of 32.83 and a strike rate of 152.71.
Defending champions CSK will face MI on April 21 in an attempt to win their second IPL title in 2022.
CSK have yet to find their footing this season, sitting in ninth place with one win in six games.