Robin Uthappa has been associated with Kolkata since 2014 © AFP
Robin Uthappa has been associated with Kolkata since 2014 © AFP

Robin Uthappa’s long association with Indian T20 League 2018 has reached a new landmark. The right-handed batsman is playing his 150th match. He achieved this feat as Kolkata took on Bangalore at Eden Gardens. Uthappa has played for franchises like Mumbai, Bangalore, the now defunct Pune franchise owned by Sahara and Kolkata. He has been associated with Kolkata franchise since 2014.

From 149 matches, Uthappa has 3,735 runs at an impressive strike-rate of 131.79. He also has 22 half-centuries to his name. He is sixth highest run-getter in the history of Indian T20 League. His Kolkata captain Dinesh Karthik will be playing his 153th Indian T20 League match. Virat Kohli will also be playing his 150th Indian T20 League match. Interestingly, all his matches have come for Bangalore.

Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni have played more match than Kohli, Uthappa and Karthik.