Harbhajan Singh Plaha is a well-famed figure in Indian cricket. He is also called as Bhajju Pa or Bhajji. By profession, he is an international cricketer from India playing all forms of cricket.
In the Indian cricket, he is a famous spin bowler to earn ‘Second-highest Wickets in the Cricket Tests’.
Harbhajan Singh Net Worth 2022
As per the 2020 estimation, he is reported with a net worth of $12.5 Million.
Harbhajan Singh Biography
|Full Name||Harbhajan Singh|
|Birth Date||3rd July 1980|
|Place of Birth||Jalandhar, India|
|Current Residence||Jalandhar, India|
|Age (as of 2020)||42 Years ( as of 2022)|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
The Sikh family got blessed with Harbajan Singh on 3 July 1980 in the district of Jalandhar, Punjab. Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha (his father) only had one son who is Harbajan and five daughters.
His father was the owner of a business of a valve and the ball-bearing factory. Being the only son, Harbhajan was the one to join his father’s business. Though, Sardar Sardev Plaha (his father) made him focus on his career of being a cricketer to represent India.
Early Career and Life
In his life, he starts attaining training for batsman by Charanjit Singh Bhullar, who as his first coach. Later on, he chose spin bowling. After the unfortunate death of his first coach, he has to turn to Davinder Arora.
Arora gives the credit of Harbhajan’s victory in cricket to his 3-hour morning training session along with afternoon sessions after the sunset. In 2000, his father died, which made Harbhajan as the head of the family. By 2001, he managed to organize his three sister’s marriage.
From 2012 to 2013, he was the former captain to lead the IPL teams of Punjab and Mumbai Indians for the Ranji Trophy. In early 1998, he came up with his debut showing it in an ODI (One Day International). Several investigations affected his career initially of his bowling action’s legality along with other incidents.
In 2001, his career came into the path of resuscitation as Anil Kumble (a leading leg spinner) got injured and Sourav Ganguly asked for Harbhajan’s inclusion to enter the team for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. It was the match when they won it against Australia, which led Harbhajan to make his career and turn into a spinner to take 32 wickets.
In that match, he became the ‘first Indian bowler to achieve a Test Cricket’s hat trick.’ Besides, he joined the Punjab Police as an officer and became an Indian Police Superintendent.
Form of Playing
In the Indian cricket journey, Harbhajan is a famous bowler with his attack-minded style of bowling. Though, he remained in criticism due to his ‘flat trajectory.’ He chose his bowling action as whippy, which made him be reported as ‘throwing’ during 1998.
Presence in Films
In 2013, Harbhajan made his first entry into Bollywood films as himself in ‘Bhaji on Problem.’ Later in 20044 and 2015, he showed his presence in Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Second Hand Husband.
Marriage and Kids
Harbhajan Singh was in a relation with Geeta Basra and married after several years of togetherness on 29 October 2015. His marriage was conducted in Jalandhar.
Later on, both got blessed with a baby girl on 27 July 2016, whose name is Hinaya Heer Plaha in Portsmouth.