Explained: The meaning behind Robin Uthappa's celebration after scoring 50 vs. DC

Robin Uthappa's celebration

Robin Uthappa returned to form last night in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League by scoring a half-century for the Chennai Super Kings team in the Qualifier 1 match against the Delhi Capitals played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. 

Uthappa came out to bat at number three after Faf du Plessis lost his wicket early. It was a big run-chase in a high-pressure match, but Uthappa brought his experience to the fore and dominated the Delhi Capitals bowlers. 

He added 110 runs for the second wicket with Ruturaj Gaikwad and placed the Chennai Super Kings in a decent position. After Uthappa completed his first fifty in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League, he celebrated it in a unique way. 

After the game, Uthappa explained the same in an interview with Star Sports Tamil. He said it is their team sign. It shows the love within the team. 

“Chennai is the most secure franchise since Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata” - Robin Uthappa

Robin Uthappa is one of the few Indian batters to have won the Orange Cap award in the Indian Premier League. He accomplished that feat while playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2014 edition of the Indian Premier League. 

Uthappa said after the match against the Delhi Capitals that the Chennai Super Kings is the most secure franchise for him since he left the Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders team. Here’s what he said to the host broadcasters after playing his first match-winning knock of the season:

"I always maintain that this (CSK) has been one of the most secure franchises going around. After KKR, when Gautam was the captain, I really enjoyed myself there, and felt secure in that group, but after that, this is the most secure I’ve felt while playing cricket in a while."

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