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Harbhajan Singh

About Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian cricketer. He plays for the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League.

Professional Biography

On his comeback to the Indian National Team in September 2012, Harbhajan Singh picked up 4 wickets for 12 runs in the Twenty20 match against England in the Twenty20 World Cup.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

  • January 2009: Padma Shri 2009 for his contributions to Sports

In December 2011, Harbhajan Singh lost his passport, credit cards and driving license as a group of thieves broke open his car when he went out to get some coffee at a Cafe Coffee Day outlet near Madhuban Police Academy in Karnal.

Harbhajan Singh in News

Sachin Tendulkar is the Man of the Series as per IBM Social Sentiment Index for the Border Gavaskar Test Series

Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh makes comeback to Indian squad
Indian squad for New Zealand tour selected

Yuvraj and Harbhajan named in probables for World Twenty20 Championships
Yuvraj Singh is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, while Harbhajan Singh was dropped earlier for poor form

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh bats to save tigers
Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh has initiated a save the tiger campaign here to spread awareness about its declining numbers.

Tendulkar hands over Mumbai Indians captaincy to Harbhajan
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Monday handed over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians in the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament to off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

India, Pak veterans divided over Ajmal's bowling action
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal's controversial bowling action has sparked off a heated debate with some Indian greats calling him an "outright chucker," but their counterparts across the border have backed him to the hilt.

Harbhajan Singh should be recalled to Indian team: Saqlain Mushtaq
Former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has said off-spinner Harbhajan Singh should be recalled back to the Indian team.

Harbhajan casts shadow on SCG despite not being part of India squad
Australia's tormentor Harbhajan Singh's shadow looms large over the Sydney Test even in his absence, as he is out of the Indian squad due to injury followed by a bad form.

Tendulkar's role in "Monkeygate" scandal still haunts Oz players
The cricket world is abuzz with anticipation that Sachin Tendulkar will score his 100th international century during the second Test in Sydney, but some Australian players are still haunted by the Little Master's role in the Andrew Symonds "Monkeygate" scandal.

Congress and BJP workers clash in Amritsar
Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed at a polling booth during the assembly polls in the state here today.

Clarke warns Oz players from crossing fair play line against India
Skipper Michael Clarke today said that his players will be aggressive towards India, but won't cross the line in the four-Test series starting on Monday.

India, not Australia emerging punters favourite to nail Test series
Punters in Australia do not see the country's current cricket team as the favourites to beat India in the forthcoming four-Test series.

'Andrew Symonds is a lovely guy,' says Harbhajan
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh says that he is glad that he and former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds have left the infamous "Monkeygate" scandal consigned to the pages of history.

Dhoni hopes to keep India's Australia tour 'fireworks free'
Acknowledging that India's 2008 tour of Australia became infamous for the 'monkeygate' racism row between Harbhajan Singh and Andrew Symonds, Indian captain M.S. Dhoni today said that he hopes to keep the latest tour away from controversies.

Andrew Symonds to enter 'Big Boss' house
Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds is set to make his debut on 'Big Boss', the Indian version of the reality television show 'Big Brother'.

Cricket NSW-Mumbai ties helping to heal the wounds of infamous 2007-08 Oz summer
Not many cricket lovers can forget the infamous Sydney Test of 2008, which Australia won controversially. The scars of that India-Australia series remain, but efforts are on at the first class level to mend ties.

Srikkanth terms Harbhajan's exclusion from Oz Test series squad as 'bad luck'
Reacting on the exclusion of Harbhajan Singh from the 17-man squad for the upcoming four-Test series in Australia, BCCI selection panel chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth said that the team had the talents of Pragyan Ojha, Ravichandran Ashwin and never had more than two spinners travelled Down Under.

Harbhajan left out of 17-man squad for Australia Test series, Zaheer makes comeback
Out of form off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been left out of the 17-man Indian squad for the upcoming four-Test series in Australia.

Harbhajan Singh says he hopes to make Indian squad for Australia tour
Out of favor off-spinner Harbhajan Singh believes he has another five to six years of cricket left in him and hopes to be in the selectors mix when the Indian team is chosen for the Australia tour.

Maken sanctions ex-gratia assistance to Desh Prem Azad
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports Ajay Maken has sanctioned ex-gratia assistance of Rs.3,44,703 to Desh Prem Azad, a former cricket coach, from National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.

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