Harbhajan Singh

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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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