Harbhajan Singh Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Harbhajan Singh Quick Info
Height5 ft 11 in
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthJuly 3, 1980
Zodiac SignCancer
SpouseGeeta Basra

Harbhajan Singh is an Indian cricketer who has played all formats of cricket for India and became the second off-spinner with the highest number of Test wickets, behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. He has also served as the captain of the IPL team Mumbai Indians and the team won the 2011 Champions League Twenty20 under his captaincy. Moreover, he was honored with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, and was also in the World Cup-winning team of the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Over the years, Bhajji has been a part of several controversies and he was given a ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for racially vilifying Andrew Symonds in 2008.

Born Name

Harbhajan Singh Plaha

Nick Name

Bhajji, The Turbanator, Bhajju Pa

Harbhajan Singh pictured at a promotional event in January 2011
Harbhajan Singh pictured at a promotional event in January 2011 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Jalandhar, Punjab, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Harbhajan Singh has received his training from coaches including Charanjit Singh Bhullar and Davinder Arora.

Occupation

Cricketer, TV Personality, Actor

Family

  • Father – Sardar Sardev Singh Plaha (Businessman, Owned a ball bearing and valve factory)
  • Mother – Avtar Kaur
  • Siblings – He has 5 sisters.

Batting

Right-handed

Bowling

Right-arm off-break

Role

Bowler

Build

Athletic

Harbhajan Singh in a picture with his family in September 2020
Harbhajan Singh in a picture with his family in September 2020 (Harbhajan Singh / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Harbhajan Singh has dated –

  1. Geeta Basra (2015-Present) – On October 29, 2015, he got married to actress Geeta Basra in Jalandhar and the duo has been blessed with a daughter, named Hinaya Heer Plaha, born on July 27, 2016, in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Harbhajan Singh is of Punjabi descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Wears a turban
  • Ball control and ability to vary his length and pace

Brand Endorsements

Harbhajan Singh has done endorsement work for brands like Royal Stag.

Religion

Sikhism

Harbhajan Singh arriving at training in February 2008
Harbhajan Singh arriving at training in February 2008 (Blnguyen / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Harbhajan Singh Facts

  1. His father supported his passion for cricket and although Harbhajan was in line to inherit the family business, his father insisted that he concentrate on his cricket career and represent India.
  2. Harbhajan Singh is the third-highest Test wicket-taker among all Indians.
  3. He has been particularly successful against Australian batsman Ricky Ponting.
  4. In 2004, he made a cameo appearance in the Hindi-language romantic comedy film, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, starring Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, and Priyanka Chopra.
  5. In the 2008 Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab at Mohali in April 2008, Harbhajan Singh slapped Kerala paceman and Indian teammate Sreesanth while the teams were shaking hands.
  6. He appeared as a police officer in the 2015 romantic comedy film titled Second Hand Husband.
  7. Harbhajan Singh made a special appearance in the 2013 Punjabi-language comedy film, Bhaji in Problem.
  8. He has been appointed as an Officer in the Punjab Police and has held the rank of Superintendent of Police (India), reporting to Punjab Police HQ at Barnala.

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