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.