Harbhajan Singh Cricket Career And Records with Biography Full Information

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Harbhajan Singh Biography And Life Introduction
Harbhajan Singh Biography And Life Introduction


Complete Details of Harbhajan Singh’s Biography And Lifestyle

His full name is Harbhajan Singh Plaha. Nick’s names are Bhajji and Turbanator.

Harbhajan Singh was born on 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab. His father’s name is Saradar sardev Singh plaza and his mother’s name is Avtar Kaur.

Bhajji’s hometown is Jalandhar, Punjab and he lives in Mumbai. Harbhajan Singh got his early education from Jai Hind Model School, Jalandhar.

Harbhajan Singh married Geeta Basra on 29 October 2015. They have a daughter. Whose name is Hinaya her place?

Favourites- Bhajji’s favourite cricketer is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.

My favourite actresses are Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif.


Full Details of Harbhajan Singh Cricket Career

His jersey has 3 while playing for India and playing in IPL. The name of Bhajji’s coach is Charanjit Singh Bhullar.

Harbhajan Singh mostly likes to play against Australia and Pakistan. His favourite ball is a doosra. Bhajji’s nature is aggressive in the field.

In domestic cricket in November 1995, Harbhajan Singh took 12 wickets in his debut match against Haryana. Whichok 7 wickets in the first innings and 5 wickets in the second innings. Bhajji took 32 wickets in 4 matches that season.

Harbhajan Singh made his debut for the Indian Under-19 team against South Africa at the age of just 16, taking only 1 wicket in this match.

In the season 1996-97, Bhajji took 15 wickets in 3 matches while playing for Punjab Under-19.

Harbhajan Singh made his first-class debut against Services in the 1997-1998 Ranji trophy.


International Debut – 

Harbhajan Singh made his international Test debut on 25 March 1998 against Australia in Bangalore.

Harbhajan Singh made his ODI debut against New Zealand at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Dubai on 17 April 1998.

Bhajji made his international T20 debut against South Africa on 1 December 2006 at Johannesburg.


Career Turning point – in 2001, Harbhajan Singh performed brilliantly in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.


Last International Match – 

Bhajji played his last international test match against Sri Lanka on 12 October 2015 at Galle International Stadium.

Harbhajan Singh played the last ODI match against South Africa on 25 October 2015 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

Bhajji played his last international T20 match on 3 March 2016 against UAE at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.


Retirement From International Cricket – 

Harbhajan Singh wrote in a post on his Twitter account on 24 December 2021 that 23 years of international career is golden for him and Bhajji had retired from all formats of international cricket saying so.


International Career – 

Harbhajan Singh has played 367 Matches in his international career. WhichScoredd 3570 runs and took 711 wickets. Has scored 9 half-centuries and 2 centuries Highest score is 115 runs and their best bowling performance is 8/84. Contains 28 five-wicket halls and 5 Ten-wicket halls. Took 120 catches.


Test Career –

Bhajji started his international test career in 1998 against Australia. Garg Blewett became Harbhajan Singh’s first victim in international Test cricket.

In 2001, in the home series against Australia, Bhajji was included in the team when Anil Kumble was injured. Harbhajan Singh took 11 wickets in the very first Test match of the series and India ended Australia’s 16 consecutive Test match victories by winning the match.

In this series, Harbhajan Singh took 32 Wickets in 4 Test Matches and Bhajji was adjudged Man of the Series.

Wicket Military of Harbhajan Singh

         Wicket  –   Best Man 

  • 1st –       Garg Blewett 
  • 50th –     Ricky Ponting 
  • 100th –   Wavell Hinds
  • 150th –    Nathan Astle
  • 200th –   Charles Coventry 
  • 250th –   Ricky Ponting 
  • 300th –   Ricky Ponting 
  • 350th –   Jp Duminy
  • 400th –   Carlton Baugh

Harbhajan Singh has taken More than 400 wickets in international Test cricket. Harbhajan Singh (417 wickets) is the fourth successful Indian bowler after Anil Kumble (619 wickets), Ravichandran Ashwin (442 wickets)* and Kapil Dev (434 wickets).

In the year 2002, Bhajji took 63 wickets in 13 Test matches.

In 2001, Harbhajan Singh took 60 wickets in 12 test matches.

Bhajji has taken 95 wickets in 18 Test matches against Australia.

Harbhajan Singh has taken 60 wickets in 11 Test matches against South Africa.

Has taken 53 wickets in 11 Test matches against the West Indies.

Bhajji had 53 wickets in 16 Test matches against Sri Lanka.

Has taken 45 wickets in 13 Test matches against England.


One-Day Career – 

In 1998, Harbhajan Singh made his international ODI debut against New Zealand. Bhajji took only 1 wicket in the debut match. In his second match against Australia, Bhajji took 3 wickets for 41 runs.

In their international ODI career, Harbhajan has taken 269 wickets in 236 matches.

Bhajji took 61 wickets in 47 ODIs against Sri Lanka.

He took 36 wickets in 23 ODIs against England.

Harbhajan took 33 wickets in 31 matches against the West Indies.

He took 32 wickets in 35 ODIs against Australia.

Took 31 wickets in 24 ODIs against South Africa.

In their international ODI career, Harbhajan Singh won the First Man of the Match against South Africa. (3/27 Best Performance).

He took 11 wickets in the 2003 ODI World Cup. India reached the finals. But lost to Australia.

Bhajji was part of the Indian team that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup.


IPL Career – 

Bhajji started his IPL career in the first season of IPL.

In IPL 2009, Harbhajan Singh took 12 wickets in 13 matches.

In the 2010 IPL season, Bhajji took the maximum of 17 wickets from Mumbai Indians. But Mumbai Indians had to face defeat to Chennai Super Kings in the final match.

Bhajji took 150 wickets in IPL.

Harbhajan Singh has played for Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL.

Teams – India, Asia XI, India Blue, India legend, surrey, India A, Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders.


Award Won By Harbhajan Singh – 

In 2009, Bhajji was given the Padam Shri Award.

Harbhajan Singh was awarded the Arjuna Award in 2013.


Cricket Records of Harbhajan Singh – 

Harbhajan Singh is the third successful Indian spinner. (After Anil Kumble and Ravichandran Ashwin).

Harbhajan Singh is the first Indian bowler to take a Hat-trick in international Test cricket. Who did this feat against Australia in 2001?

In 2005, he played for Surrey in English county cricket.

Harbhajan Singh is The fourth successful bowler from India in international Test cricket.


  Career statistics

Batting – 

Test- 2225 runs in 103 matches.Includes 9 half-centuries and 2 centuries. The highest score is 115 Runs.

ODI- 1237 runs in 236 matches. The highest score is 49 Runs.

T20- 108 runs in 20 matches. The highest score is 21 Runs.

IPL-  833 runs in 163 matches. The highest score is 64 Runs.



Test-  417 wickets in 103 matches.Contains 25 five-wicket halls and 5 Ten-wicket halls. Their best bowling performance was 8/84 in an inning and 15/217 in a match.

ODI-  269 wickets in 236 matches.Contains 3 five-wicket halls. The best bowling performance is 5on /31.

T20- 25 wickets in 28 matches. The best bowling performance is 4/12.

IPL-  150 wickets in 163 matches. The best bowling performance is 5/18.



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