Rabindra Ramanarayan Singh
Robin Singh complete name is Rabindra Ramanarayan Singh. He was born on September 14, 1963, S R Nagar, Princes Town, Trinidad is an ex- all-rounder who played for India. He is at present the coach of Mumbai Indians.
Early lifeRobin Singh was born in Trinidad and Tobago to Indian parents; he shifted to India early in his life and played his early cricket in Madras. He now resides in Adyar, Chennai, even though his parents still live in Trinidad.
First Class CareerRobin Singh established his first class career for Tamil Nadu for the period of 1981-82 seasons. He was an authentic all rounder for his club and made more than 6,000 runs and also took 172 wickets with his gentle medium fast bowling during a first class career that duration more than two decades.
International CareerRobin Singh made his first appearance for India in One Day Internationals against West Indies on March 11, 1989; conversely he was dropped after the series. Singh had to wait another seven years to make safe a standard place in the Indian team. On the back of reliable performances in domestic cricket Singh was evoked for the Titan Cup tournament in 1996. He stayed normal in the ODIs till 2001. Singh was acknowledged for his middle-lower order batting and medium-pace bowling additionally as his ground fielding skills. He was eminent for his batting in the closing overs which made him a central part of the side that struggled in the 1999 Cricket World Cup. For the period of his playing days, he was considered as one of the best fielders of the Indian cricket squad. Right through his career Singh was judged a better fit for One Day matches and he played just one test match for his country.
Coaching CareerRobin Singh first motivated into coaching when he took up the profession of being the coach of the Hong Kong Cricket team in 2004. He assisted Hong Kong succeed for the 2004 Asia Cup, where the side played its only One Day international matches to date.
In 2006 Robin Sing was allotted the coach of India A Cricket team, where he coached cricketers like Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa, a number of cricketers trained by Singh moved on to play for the national team. Singh was named the fielding tutor of the Indian national team in 2007 and in 2008 he was also allotted the first head coach of Deccan Chargers franchise in the Indian Premier League.Singh continued the fielding coach for the Indian team until October 2009 and is presently coach of the Mumbai Indians of the IPL, whom he led to the runners up point during the 2010 IPL season.