Robin Singh

Country: India
Born: September 14, 1963, Princes Town, Trinidad
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Allrounder

Robin Singh Bio

Rabindra Ramanarayan Singh, also known as Robin Singh, is a highly talented and versatile cricket player hailing from India. Throughout his career, Singh has showcased his tenacity, commitment, and athletic abilities, solidifying his position as a formidable force in the sport.

Born and raised in Trinidad, Singh made his international debut for India at the age of 26. However, he faced a seven-year hiatus before his resurgence at the age of 33. During this period, Singh honed his skills and developed into a sharp, gutsy pressure-player, earning himself a regular place in India’s one-day team.

Singh’s batting skills are nothing short of impressive. Known for his ability to master the quick single, he possesses exceptional speed and agility. Moreover, his powerful and flat hitting over the leg side has consistently added valuable runs to India’s total, particularly during crucial moments when the team is chasing big targets. Singh has even been deployed as a top-order batsman, often batting at No. 3.

Although not recognized as a prominent bowler in the test format, Singh’s military-medium offcutters have proven to be highly effective in the middle overs of one-day matches. Additionally, his contributions extend beyond the boundary ropes. Singh excels in the field, primarily manning the cover-point region. Displaying impeccable fielding skills, he has effortlessly stopped boundaries and pulled off improbable catches, leaving spectators in awe.

While Singh may not have achieved Test class status with both bat and ball, his determination and ability to adapt have made him a highly respected player. Throughout his career, he embraced his limitations and consistently got the job done, earning him the admiration of fans and teammates alike.

In January 2004, Singh retired from all forms of cricket, leaving behind a legacy of hard work and dedication. However, he did not stray far from the sport that he loved. He transitioned into a coaching career, working with India’s junior and A squads. Singh’s expertise in fielding led to his appointment as India’s fielding coach ahead of the tour of Bangladesh in May 2007. He held this position for over two years, contributing to the improvement of India’s fielding standards.

Unfortunately, the national team’s disappointing performances in the 2009 world events cost Singh his job as the fielding coach. Nevertheless, he continued to contribute to the cricketing world by accepting the role of coach for the Mumbai Indians in the third season of the IPL.

Rabindra Ramanarayan Singh’s impact on Indian cricket extends beyond his playing career. His resilience, adaptability, and commitment to the game have left an indelible mark. Singh’s journey is a testament to his unwavering determination and his ability to overcome obstacles, making him a true inspiration for aspiring cricketers around the world.

Robin Singh Career Stats

Robin Singh Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 27 15 13.5 54 50 0 0 4 0 5 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 136 113 23 2336 100 25.95 3144 74.3 1 9 - - 33 0
FC 137 180 28 6997 183* 46.03 - - 22 33 - - 109 0
List A 228 195 42 4057 100 26.51 - - 1 20 - - 56 0
T20s 2 1 0 38 38 38 31 122.58 0 0 2 1 1 0

Robin Singh Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 1 2 60 32 0 - - - 3.2 - 0 0 0
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 136 117 3734 2985 69 5/22 5/22 43.26 4.79 54.1 0 2 0
FC 137 - 12201 6188 172 7/54 - 35.97 3.04 70.9 - 4 1
List A 228 - 7544 5851 150 5/22 5/22 39 4.65 50.2 1 2 0
T20s 2 1 6 9 1 1/9 1/9 9 9 6 0 0 0

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