IPL 2021: Chennai Super Kings batsman Robin Uthappa devoted his match-winning 63-run knock towards Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 1 to his son who’s celebrating his fourth birthday on Sunday. Robin Uthappa elated after starring in CSK’s 4-wicket in Qualifier 1: This is for my son (Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSFeeling grateful and completely happy to have the ability to contribute: Robin UthappaRobin Uthappa dedicates match-winning knock vs DC to son on his birthdayCSK stormed into their ninth IPL last and first since 2019Veteran Chennai Super Kings batsman Robin Uthappa urged critics to be variety after dedicating his match-winning 63-run knock towards Delhi Capitals within the first Qualifier of IPL 2021 to his son, who’s celebrating his fourth birthday on Sunday.
Ruturaj Gaikwad hit 70 off 50 to steer CSK’s cost and bought the right help from a person who himself in search of his personal redemption — Uthappa (63 off 44) — earlier than MS Dhoni’s arrival with the bat. Dhoni, in the meantime, delivered in model, hitting 18 off 6 with the assistance of three fours and a six as CSK gunned down the 173-run goal with two balls to spare.DC vs CSK, IPL 2021 Qualifier 1 Highlights.”Feeling grateful and happy to be able to contribute. Today is my son’s fourth birthday… We knew we had to get to a good start,” Uthappa stated within the post-match presentation ceremony.”There is nothing serious with that injury. There is four days to go, so should be good. There were when there were doubts [whether he would play or not].”You hearken to a number of chatter that’s occurring outdoors. I simply felt I might be capable to contribute. This is likely one of the most safe franchises going round.”That only makes a player give that much back to the franchise. The final is going to be interesting. Just wanted to say to everyone out there: let’s be kind,” Uthappa added.CSK, three-time champions, are within the last once more, their ninth. DC, final season’s finalists, can nonetheless make the ultimate. They play the winners of Monday’s Eliminator between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders, in Qualifier 2.Click right here for IndiaToday.in’s full protection of the coronavirus pandemic.