Robin Uthappa Targets Berth in India's World Cup Team

Robin Uthappa feels he has a good chance of playing in the cricket World Cup next year and is looking at a good Ranji season to back his case.

updated: August 11, 2014 12:44 IST
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Robin Uthappa has international experience which can be crucial to India in the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.


Bangalore: Having had a poor run in the recently concluded India A team's tour of Australia where he failed to make a mark, discarded opener Robin Uthappa is now eyeing the Ranji Trophy to make his case for a berth in the Indian squad for the next year's World Cup squad. (Also read: Uthappa gets the highest bid in Karnataka Premier League)

"I am as hopeful just like anyone else would be. I think my chances are as good as anybody's. I am looking forward to every upcoming tournaments especially the Ranji Trophy to showcase my talent and secure a berth in the Indian World Cup squad," Uthappa told PTI.

Uthappa said he is confident of securing a berth in the World squad considering his excellent show in last couple of years where he scored tons of runs in domestic one-day cricket. "I have been the highest run-getter in various domestic tournaments in the last two years. I have tremendous faith in my skills and ability to score runs. It will be very interesting and exciting the next few months for me," Uthappa said.

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