Out-of-favour India cricketer Robin Uthappa says he has a fire burning inside him and believes he still has a World Cup left in him. Also Read - Shoaib Akhtar's Hilarious Response to Kid Who Wants to Become Shahid Afridi is Unmissable | WATCH VIDEO
“Right now I want to be competitive. I still have that fire burning in me, I really want to compete and do well,” Uthappa told ESPNcricinfo. Also Read - PCB Against Rescheduling of T20 World Cup: Official
“I honestly believe I have a World Cup left in me, so I’m pursuing that, especially the shortest format. The blessings of Lady Luck or God or whatever you call it, plays a massive factor. Also Read - India to Start Australia Test Series on Dec 3 in Brisbane: Reports
The IPL veteran, who will be playing for Rajasthan Royals this season has played 177 matches and amassed 4411 runs at a strike rate of 130.50, including 24 fifties.
Uthappa, who was part of the victorious 2007 T20 World Cup squad, was dropped from the side in 2008 and since then has had sporadic appearances.
The stylish top-order batsman also said that no one can write themselves off and one should always believe in themselves.
“You can never write yourself off. You would be unfair to yourself if you write yourself off. Especially if you believe you have the ability and you know that there is an outside chance. So I still believe in that outside chance.
Meanwhile, ICC has called off all cricketing action due to the coronavirus pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill.
In India, the number of coronavirus positive cases have risen to over the 4000-mark.