Today is the 43rd birthday of former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh. One of the greatest spin bowlers in the world…
Today is the 43rd birthday of former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh. Harbhajan, who was one of the great spin bowlers of the world, is now seen on the cricket field as a commentator. Batsmen were in awe of Harbhajan when he used to play, he made and broke many records on the cricket field. Let us tell you about some of his big records (Harbhajan Cricket Records) on his birthday today.
Harbhajan Singh was born on 3 July 1980 in a Sikh family. Bhajji was the only boy, his father was a freedom fighter. Harbhajan Singh has five sisters. You will be surprised to know that Harbhajan Singh, who played the sting in bowling, was being groomed as the first batsman. But his second coach recognized his bowling skills.
Harbhajan Singh Birthday: Big records registered in the name of Harbhajan Singh
Most Consecutive 10 Wickets in a Match (Test)
Harbhajan is the only bowler in India to take 10 wickets in 2 consecutive matches. He took 13 wickets in the Test against Australia on 11 March 2001. After this, in the next test, he took 15 wickets against Australia on 18 March.
1000 runs and 100 wickets
Harbhajan is among those bowlers in Test cricket who have scored 1000 runs along with taking 100 wickets.
Most Maidens in an Innings
Harbhajan Singh is among the 4 Indian bowlers who have bowled 2 overs in T20 cricket without conceding any runs.
Most Consecutive 5 Wickets in an Innings
Harbhajan Singh took five wicket haul in 4 consecutive matches. In 2001, he took 5-5 wickets in every innings of four consecutive matches against Australia.
1000 Runs, 50 Wickets & 50 Cats
Harbhajan Singh scored 1000 runs in ODI cricket. Took 50 wickets and also took 50 catches. Including Harbhajan, only 8 players have been able to do this for India so far.
Harbhajan Singh Cricket Career
Harbhajan made his international debut in 1998. As soon as he came, he had made a special identity in the cricket world. Harbhajan took 417 wickets in his 103 Test matches. He has 269 wickets in 236 ODIs and 25 wickets in 28 T20 matches.