Harbhajan Singh Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Children, Biography & More
Some lesser known facts about Harbhajan Singh
|Nickname||Bhajji and Turbanator|
|Real Name||Harbhajan Singh Plaha|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 34 inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Weight||in Kilograms- 71 kg
in Pounds- 156 lbs
|Height||in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|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)
|Nature on field||Very aggressive
|Likes to play against||Australia and Pakistan
|Career Turning Point||His inclusion in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy team in 2001 by Sourav Ganguly after the injury of Anil Kumble.|
|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.
|Favourite delivery||Doosra (a leg break bowled with an apparent off-break action)|
|Age (as in 2017)||37 Years|
|Date of Birth||3 July 1980|
|Birth Place||Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Jalandhar, Punjab, India|
|Family||Father- Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha (Businessman )
Mother- Avtar Kaur (Housewife)
Sisters- 4 (Elder), 1 (Younger)
|Hobbies||Cricket and Music|
|Educational Qualifications||Higher Seconary|
|School|| Jai Hind Model School
Government Model Senior Secondary School
Parvati Jain High School in Jalandhar
|Coach/Mentor||Charanjit Singh Bullar and Davinder Arora|
|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.
|Favourite Food||Nando's Chicken|
|Favourite Player||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Geeta Basra (Actress)
|Wife||Geeta Basra (Actress)|
|Marriage Date||29 October 2015|
Daughter- Hinaya Heer Plaha
|Net Worth||50 Crores (INR)|
- Can Harbhajan Singh smoke? : No
- Can Harbhajan Singh beverage alcohol? : No
- Bhajji became the first Indian cricketer to choose a Hat-trick in evaluation mach from Australia in 2001.
- He possesses an customized SUV Hummer H2, which he imported Out of London in 2009.
- In 2013, he started a movie production Company called “BM Media Productions” to generate Punjabi movies.
- He’s won the award of evaluation cricketer of this year thrice.
- Back in 2003, he had been conferred with the prestigious Arjuna Celebrity and Padma Shri Award in 2009 for cricket.
- Besides Mumbai Indians, he also captained Punjab’s Ranji team.
- His Most Important sponsors are : Reebok, Pepsi, Hublot, I Center, GTM, MEP and Royal Stag.
- He performed for English county staff Surrey in 2005.
- He had been honored with the designation of Deputy Superintendent in Punjab Police following his performance against Australia in 2001.