Rajasthan Royals traded drummer Robin Uthappa for Chennai Super Kings in an all-cash deal, ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League.
Uthappa was picked up by the Royals in the IPL auction for the 2020 season and has played 12 games for the franchise, contributing to various positions in batting lineup.
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Rajasthan Royals COO Jake Lush McCrum said: “We would like to thank Robbie for his contribution during his stay with us. He has provided significant added value in the season at our camps in Guwahati and Nagpur, and his speech at our World Cup The season winners session was one of the most powerful we have heard.
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“We have depth when it comes to the openings in our team, so when the offer came from CSK we felt it was a good opportunity for all parties involved. We wish Robbie all the best for this season at CSK and its future beyond that. “
Speaking on the development, Uthappa said: “I really enjoyed my year with the Royals and had a great time being a part of this franchise. I am now excited for the next part of my cricket journey. by joining CSK for IPL 2021. “