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Harbhajan Singh Biography
Harbhajan Singh Plaha commonly known as Harbhajan Singh, is an Indian cricketer and captainnh of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab state for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season. A specialist bowler, he has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner. Harbhajan made his Test and One Day International (ODI) debuts in early 1998. He represented India at the Under-19 World Cup in January 1998, playing in six matches, taking eight wickets at 24.75 with a best of 3/5 against Kenya. Returning to India he played in three more Ranji Trophy matches, and from a total of six matches, he took 18 wickets at an average of 22.50. Harbhajan's career picked up pace after Indian captain Sourav Ganguly called for his inclusion in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy team. He was named man of the match and man of the series, having taken 32 wickets at 17.03, when none of his team-mates managed more than three. In that series victory over Australia, Harbhajan established himself as the team's leading spinner by taking 32 wickets, becoming the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket.