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Harbhajan Singh Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth, salary and more

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Wiki, Salary, Girlfriend and Personal information of Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian specialist spin bowler who plays all forms of the game cricket. He has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. He made his Test and One Day International (ODI) debuts in early 1998. He is the former captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. Here you will find Harbhajan Singh bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut in the Third Test against Australia in Bangalore.

About/Bio/Wiki of Harbhajan Singh

Full Name Harbhajan Singh Plaha
Nickname Bhajji and Turbanator
Profession Cricketer (Bowler)

Physical Stats & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 180 cm
  • in meters- 1.80 m
  • in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight
  • in Kilograms- 75 kg
  • in Pounds 178 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair

Cricket

Harbhajan Singh in the field
International Debut

ODI- 17 April 1998 against New Zealand in Sharjah

Test- 25 March 1998 against Australia at Bengaluru

T20 – 1 December 2006 against South Africa in Johannesburg
Jersey Number

#3 (India)

#3 (IPL, Mumbai Indians)
Coach/Mentor Charanjit Singh Bullar and Davinder Arora
Nature on field Very aggressive
Likes to play against Australia and Pakistan
Favourite delivery Doosra (a leg break bowled with an apparent off-break action)
Records (main ones)
  • He has 3rd highest numbers of wickets by an off spinner and highest in India as an off spinner.
  • He has a record of dismissing Australian legend Ricky Ponting as many as 10 times in tests.
  • He won his 5 man of the match and 1 man of the series award on Indian soil.
Career Turning Point His inclusion in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy team in 2001 by Sourav Ganguly after the injury of Anil Kumble.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 3 July 1980
Birth Place Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Jalandhar, Punjab, India
School

Jai Hind Model School

Government Model Senior Secondary School

Doaba School

Parvati Jain High School in Jalandhar
College Did not attend
Religion Sikhism

Family

Harbhajan Singh with his wife
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Geeta Basra (Actress)
Marriage Date 29 October 2015
Children

Son- N/A

Daughter- Hinaya Heer Plaha
Parents

Father- Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha (Businessman )

Mother- Avtar Kaur (Housewife)
Siblings

Brothers- N/A

Sisters- 4 (Elder), 1 (Younger)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Cricket and Music
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Favourite Food Nando’s Chicken
Favourite Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite Actor Salman Khan
Favourite Actress Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif
Favourite Singer Kumar Sanu, Gulzaar Chhaniwala
Net Worth $10million

Controversies of Harbhajan Singh

  • Alleged by Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds for calling him “Money”, which put the question mark on their continuation of Australia’s tour.
  • In 2008, he slapped cricketer S.Sreesanth in IPL after he said “Hard Luck” to him.
  • After his Royal Stag whiskey ad commercial, Sikhs protested against it in Amritsar by burning his dummy.

Does Harbhajan Singh smoke: No
Does Harbhajan Singh drink alcohol: No

Some less known facts about Harbhajan Singh:

  • Bhajji became the first Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in a test match against Australia in 2001.
  • He owns a customized SUV Hummer H2, which he imported from London in 2009.
  • In 2013, he opened a film production company named “BM Media Productions” to produce Punjabi films.
  • He has won the award of test cricketer of the year thrice.
  • In 2003, he was conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Award and Padma Shri Award in 2009 for cricket.
  • Apart from Mumbai Indians, he also captained Punjab’s Ranji team.
  • His main sponsors are Reebok, Pepsi, Hublot, i Core, GTM, MEP and Royal Stag.
  • He played for English county team Surrey in 2005.
  • He was honored with the designation of Deputy Superintendent in Punjab Police after his performance against Australia in 2001.
  • In a popular talk show, he revealed his fear of using elevators.

Image Credit: Twitter

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