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Harbhajan Singh Retires: Spin Nice’s Stellar Profession In Numbers | Cricket Information

New Delhi:

Indian spin nice Harbhajan Singh introduced his retirement from all types of on Friday. The off-spinner took to Twitter to make the announcement and in addition shared a video on Youtube wherein he defined the explanation behind his determination. Harbhajan was an integral a part of the Indian workforce throughout codecs within the 2000s and gained the 2007 ICC WT20 and the 2011 ICC World Cup with the workforce beneath MS Dhoni’s captaincy. Harbhajan shot to fame in 2001 as he performed a stellar position in serving to beat Steve Waugh’s all-conquering Australian aspect in a house Check sequence. The off-spinner picked up 32 wickets within the sequence, which included a hat-trick within the landmark 2nd Check in Eden Gardens in Kolkata, which was the primary by an Indian bowler.

“All good issues come to an finish and at this time as I bid adieu to the sport that has given me every part in life, I want to thank everybody who made this 23-year-long journey lovely and memorable. My heartfelt thanks. Grateful,” Harbhajan wrote on Twitter.

Here’s a have a look at the numerous milestones and achievements of Harbhajan in his 23-year lengthy illustrious cricket profession:

With 417 wickets in 103 Check matches, Harbhajan is 14th within the listing of all-time highest wicket-takers and fourth finest Indian behind Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev (434) and R Ashwin (427).

Check debut: vs at Bengaluru – March, 1998

Most Check wickets in opposition to nations

95 wickets vs Australia in 18 matches

60 wickets vs in 11 matches

56 wickets vs in 11 matches

53 wickets vs in 16 matches

45 wickets vs in 14 matches

Most profitable Check seasons

2002: 63 wickets in 13 matches (5 5-wicket hauls)

2001: 60 wickets in 12 matches (six 5-wicket hauls, two 10-wicket hauls)

Greatest bowling figures in a Check innings

8/84 vs Australia on March 18, 2001 in Chennai

ODI debut: vs New Zealand at Sharjah – April 17, 1998

Most ODI wickets in opposition to nations

61 wickets vs Sri Lanka in 47 matches

36 wickets vs England in 23 matches

33 wickets vs West Indies in 31 matches

32 wickets vs Australia in 35 matches

31 wickets vs South Africa in 24 matches


Harbhajan additionally claimed 25 wickets in 28 T20I matches.

(With PTI inputs)

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