Everyone knows Harbhajan Singh, the spinner who skillfully trapped some of the world’s most famous batsmen with his spin. With his immense talent, Harbhajan Singh played a crucial role in shaping the Indian cricket team’s approach to Test cricket. Today, on Monday (July 3), Bhajji turned 43, and he is receiving an outpouring of birthday wishes. He is fondly called the Turbanator in Team India. Yuvraj has shared a video collage on social media to celebrate this special day.
Yuvraj Singh posted a video on his official Instagram page, which included a collage of several old photographs. The video had a Punjabi song playing in the background. Yuvraj tagged Harbhajan Singh and gives special birthday wish, calling him “#SinghisKing” and his partner in crime. Yuvraj also wished Harbhajan lots of love and expressed his hope that laughter remains a constant in his life, just like his “second.” Yuvi said to Harbhajan “dheer saara pyar mere bhai. jaldi hi milinge.
Yuvi’s post is gaining a lot of popularity on social media. Many people are reacting and leaving comments on it. Neha Dhupia, the daughter-in-law of Bollywood actress and former Indian cricket team captain Bishan Singh Bedi, also commented on the post. She wrote, “This is the best thing about Instagram!!! Happy Birthday Harbhajan Singh.” Apart from Neha Dhupia, many others have commented and given special wish to Bhajji Singh on his birthday.
Harbhajan Singh has won the World Cup twice for India.
Harbhajan Singh, the former right-arm off-spinner, has taken 417 wickets in 103 Test matches for India. His remarkable performance includes his best bowling figures of 15 for 217 in a single match. Throughout his career, Bhajji has achieved the feat of taking 5 or more wickets in an innings on 25 occasions and 4 wickets on 16 occasions. In One Day Internationals (ODIs), Harbhajan has taken 269 wickets in 236 matches. Additionally, he has claimed 25 wickets in 28 T20 International matches.
During his career, Harbhajan Singh played a total of 367 international matches. In these matches, he took an impressive tally of 711 wickets. He achieved the remarkable feat of taking five wickets in a match on 28 occasions. Harbhajan Singh was also a valuable member of the victorious Indian team that won the T20 World Cup in 2007 and the ODI World Cup in 2011.
Currently, Harbhajan Singh holds the position of the second-highest wicket-taker in international cricket. He entered the Rajya Sabha on the ticket of the Aam Aadmi Party. Harbhajan is the first Indian cricketer to achieve a hat-trick in Test cricket. Additionally, he has been a member of the team that won the IPL trophy four times.