Harbhajan Singh Retirement: Former cricketer Harbhajan Singh may announce his retirement from all forms of cricket on Thursday. What Bhajji, who has played more than 350 international matches, will do next is not clear, but it is believed that he may also go into politics. Recently, Punjab State Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu met Harbhajan Singh. Since then there has been speculation about him joining the Congress and contesting elections in Punjab. At the same time, it is being said that Harbhajan Singh can join any IPL team as a support staff after retirement.
Harbhajan Singh: News of joining BJP turned out to be fake
It is being said about Harbhajan Singh that he has turned 41 years old. This is the reason why he has decided to retire. In the past, the name of Harbhajan Singh was in the news even when it was said that he is going to join the BJP and will also contest the elections on the party ticket. However, then Bhajji had called this news fake.
Harbhajan Singh Retirement: A Look at Harbhajan Singh’s Career
- Born in Jalandhar, Punjab, Harbhajan Singh made his international debut in March 1998. He played his first Test match against Australia at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Chennai.
- He played his last international match in October 2015. Till 2015, Harbhajan Singh took 417 wickets in 103 Test matches, while 269 wickets in 236 One Day Internationals. He has 25 wickets in 28 T20 International matches to his name.
- Bhajji has also cleaned his hands with the bat from time to time. He has scored 2225 runs in Test cricket with two centuries, while he has 1237 runs in ODI cricket.
- Harbhajan played the last season of IPL for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
Photo: Navjot Singh Sidhu had met Bhajji and tweeted this photo. Since then there has been a lot of speculation about his going into politics.