Robin Uthappa Eyes Chris Gayle's Record in IPL Final Between Kolkata Knight Riders vs Kings XI Punjab

Robin Uthappa, who has been the batting mainstay of Kolkata Knight Riders, can break Chris Gayle's record of highest aggregate runs in an IPL season. KKR are playing Kings XI Punjab in the IPL7 final in Bangalore.

updated: June 01, 2014 21:12 IST
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A considerable amount of spotlight will be on Kolkata Knight Riders opener Robin Uthappa tonight. Not only will he be under pressure to give KKR a good start in the IPL final against Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore' Chinnaswamy Stadium, Uthappa could break Chris Gayle's IPL record of becoming the highest run-getter in a season. (Live Scorecard | KKR vs KXIP updates)

Consistency has been key to Uthappa's form this season. He has been rewarded with a berth in the Indian ODI team that will play three ODIs later this month in Bangladesh. Breaking Gayle's record will set Uthappa up for bigger deeds, although international cricket can be a different cup of tea. (Sehwag's Hitting Leaves Miller Speechless)

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