Harbhajan was a key player in the Indian team across formats in the 2000s and was part of the teams that won the 2007 ICC WT20 and the 2011 ICC World Cup.

Harbhajan Singh was a key member of the Indian side across all forms in the 2000s, and he was a part of the squads that won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 ICC World Cup.

Harbhajan Singh, a legendary Indian spinner, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Friday. The off-spinner made the news on Twitter and also released a video on YouTube in which he explained his decision.

Harbhajan Singh was a key member of the Indian side across formats in the 2000s, helping them win the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and the 2011 ICC World Cup under MS Dhoni’s captaincy.

Harbhajan Singh rose to prominence in 2001, when he helped India defeat Steve Waugh’s all-conquering Australian side in a home Test series.

The off-spinner picked up 32 wickets in the series, which included a hat-trick in the landmark 2nd Test in Eden Gardens in Kolkata, which was the first by an Indian bowler.

All good things must come to an end, and as I say goodbye to the game that has given me everything in life, I’d want to thank everyone who has made my 23-year-long journey beautiful and memorable. Please accept my deepest gratitude. Thank you, “Harbhajan sent a message on Twitter.

In March 1998, Harbhajan made his international debut as a 17-year-old against Australia in Bengaluru. He went on to take 417 wickets in 103 Tests and is still India’s fourth best wicket-taker in Test cricket. Harbhajan Singh played 236 One-Day Internationals for India, taking 269 wickets. In fact, he got 25 wickets in 28 T20Is for India.

Harbhajan Singh was a part of the Indian side that had a lot of success away from home under Sourav Ganguly’s captaincy. He is one of just a few Indian cricketers to have been in two ICC World Cup finals, losing to Australia in 2003 and winning against Sri Lanka in 2011.

Harbhajan Singh was key in India’s domestic test success, which saw the team reach the top of the ICC Test rankings for the first time. His collaboration with spin legend Anil Kumble was a highlight of countless Indian wins.

Harbhajan Singh also had a long and successful career in the Indian Premier League (IPL), playing for major franchises such as the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings. His most recent club was the Kolkata Knight Riders. With 150 wickets in 163 appearances, he is now the fifth best wicket-taker in IPL history.

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