Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Bowler
Date of Birth July 3, 1980
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Birth Place Punjab, India
Nationality Indian

Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh Plaha is a retired Indian cricketer who used to play in the Indian national team as a bowler. He bowled right-arm off-spin and batted right-handed.

  • Harbhajan is fondly called Bhaji, The Turbanator, and Bhajju Pa.
  • Harbhajan Singh’s height is considered to be 5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm.
  • After Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, Bhaji holds the record for having the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off-spinner.
  • He has captained the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • On March 25, 1998, he played his debut international cricket match, which was a TEst match against Australia.
  • He is the only son in his family with 5 sisters.
  • His dad owned a ball bearing and valve factory business. Instead of inheriting the business, he made his name in cricket because of his father’s insistence.
  • He was trained as a batsman by his first coach. However, after his death, his second coach Davinder Arora made him convert to spin bowler.
  • In 2009, he received the Padma Shri award.
  • He has played with cricketers like Yuvraj Singh, Virender Sehwag, and Sachin Tendulkar.

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