Harbhajan Singh Plaha was born on 3rd July, 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India and commonly known as Bhajji is an Indian cricketer. Bhajji is the most successful off spin bowler who has the second-highest number of Test wickets behind Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka. Harbhajan is an attacking bowler who is known for his ball control and ability to vary his length and pace. Bhajji made his Test and One Day International (ODI) debuts in early 1998. In March 2001, he pocketed 32 wickets in three Test matches against Australia including the hat-trick, which was the first Test hat-trick by an Indian bowler.
In this blog, I have thrown some light on vital statistics of Harbhajan Singh against Australia.
Harbhajan against Australia in Test Matches
Harbhajan Singh of India took 90 wickets for 2642 runs in 16 matches with an average rate of 29.35 against Australia in Test Cricket.
In Australia: Bhajji fetched only 9 wickets for 659 runs in 4 matches against Australia with an average rate of 73.22.
In India: Harbhajan accumulated 81 wickets by giving 1983 runs in 12 matches against Australia with an average rate of 24.48.
Harbhajan against Australia in One Day Matches
Harbhajan Singh of India took 32 wickets for 1486 runs in 35 matches with an average rate of 46.43 against Australia in One Day International Cricket.
In Australia: Bhajji bagged only 5 wickets for 191 runs in 6 matches against Australia with an average rate of 38.20.
In India: Harbhajan pocketed 18 wickets by giving 989 runs in 22 matches against Australia with an average rate of 54.94.