Harbhajan Singh Best Test Bowling Figures and Wallpaper [Cricket Stats]

He is the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket
He is the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket

Harbhajan Singh Plaha (born on July 3, 1980 in Jalandhar, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh, Bhajji & “The Turbanator” is an Indian cricketer who is regarded as a specialist bowler. He has the second-highest number of Test wickets by an off spinner. He made his test debut in 1998 against Australia at Bangalore. As of September 2011, he took total of 406 wickets. He took eight wickets against Australia at Chennai in March 2001, which is his best as test bowler till-date. He is the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket. He is also skilled with a delivery known as “Doosra”.

Harbhajan Singh Bowling Doosra
Harbhajan Singh Bowling Doosra


Here is a list of his top 10 test wickets:

1. Bhajji accumulated 8 wickets for 84 runs against Australia at Chennai on March 18, 2001 and bowled 41.5 overs with 20 maidens at an economy rate of 2. He achieved this bowling figure in the 3rd innings of the match.

2. Harbhajan Singh bagged 7 wickets for 48 runs in the 3rd innings of the match against West Indies at Mumbai on October 9, 2002 and bowled 28.3 overs with 12 maidens at an economy rate of 1.68.

3. The Turbanator bowled 22.2 overs with 3 maidens at an economy rate of 2.77 and pocketed 7 wickets for 62 runs against Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad on December 18, 2005. It was in the 2nd innings of the match.

4. In the 3rd innings of the match, he grabbed 7 wickets for 87 runs at an economy rate of 2.9 against South Africa at Kolkata on November 28, 2004 and bowled 30 overs including 3 maidens.

5. Harbhajan Singh bowled 38 overs, out of which 1 was maiden and took 7 wickets for 120 runs at an economy rate of 3.15 in the 3rd innings of the match against South Africa at Cape Town on January 2, 2011.

6. Bhajji fetched 7 wickets for 123 runs in the 1st innings of the match against Australia at Kolkata on March 11, 2001 and bowled 37.5 overs with 7 maidens at an economy rate of 3.25.

7. It was the 1st innings of the match in which “The Turbanator” pocketed 7 wickets for 133 runs and bowled 38.2 overs with 6 maidens at an economy rate of 3.46 against Australia at Chennai on March 18, 2001.

8. He bowled 31 overs with 5 maidens at an economy rate of 2.0 in the 3rd innings of the match and accumulated 6 wickets for 62 runs against Zimbabwe at Delhi on February 28, 2002.

9. Harbhajan Singh bagged 6 wickets for 63 runs in the 3rd innings of the match at an economy rate of 2.25 against New Zealand at Hamilton on March 18, 2009 and bowled 28 overs with 2 maidens.

10. Bhajji bowled 30.3 overs, out of which 8 were maidens at an economy rate of 2.39 and achieved bowling figures of 6 wickets for 73 runs in the 4th innings of the match against Australia at Kolkata on March 11, 2001.

Based on data provided by Cricinfo as of September 16th, 2011

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