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Harbhajan Singh Height, Weight, Age, Affairs & More

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Bio
Real NameHarbhajan Singh Plaha
NicknameBhajji and Turbanator
ProfessionCricketer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weightin Kilograms- 71 kg
in Pounds- 156 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
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)
Domestic/State TeamPunjab
Nature on fieldVery aggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia and Pakistan
Favourite deliveryDoosra (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 Birth3 July 1980
Age (as in 2016)36 Years
Birth PlaceJalandhar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
NationalityIndian
HometownJalandhar, Punjab, India
School Jai Hind Model School
Government Model Senior Secondary School
Doaba School
Parvati Jain High School in Jalandhar
College N/A
Educational QualificationsHigher Seconary
FamilyFather- Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha (Businessman )
Mother- Avtar Kaur (Housewife)
Brothers- N/A
Sisters- 4 (Elder), 1 (Younger)

Harbhajan Singh with his family
Coach/MentorCharanjit Singh Bullar and Davinder Arora
ReligionSikh
AddressMumbai
HobbiesCricket and Music
Controversies• 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 whisky ad commercial, Sikhs protested agaist it in Amritsar by burning his dummy.
Harbhajan Singh Andrew Symonds controversy
Favourite Things
Favourite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favourite FoodNando's Chicken
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsGeeta Basra (Actress)
WifeGeeta Basra (Actress)
Harbhajan Singh with his wife Geeta Basra
Marriage Date29 October 2015
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- Hinaya Heer Plaha
Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra with their daughter Hinaya Heer Plaha
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth60 Crores (INR)

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Some lesser known facts about Harbhajan Singh

  • Does Harbhajan Singh smoke?: No
  • Does Harbhajan Singh drink alcohol?: No
  • Bhajji became the first Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in test mach 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.
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