Friday, December 28, 2007

India vs Australia 1st Test: Harbhajan Singh claim 250 Test wicket

Harbhajan Singh is perhaps the most successful finger spinner in the world. He has made many records with his off-break bowling action. Not only this but also he has got approval for dusra action after Muralitharan. Now, he is taking more and more wickets with his dusra bowling action. However, he was dropped from national team but come back with Twenty20 tournament and his selection was in doubt in Australia tour.

Indian right-hand off spinner Harbhajan Singh again has proved that his selection was not wrong decision. With the match of India vs Australia 1st Test, he has made another new record. He has entered the 250 wicket Test club at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after picking the wicket of Australian captain Ricky Ponting.

After claiming 251 wickets, he has become the fourth Indian bowler after Anil Kumble (591), Kapil Dev (434) and Bishan Singh Bedi (266) to achieve the feat.

Harbhajan Singh picked up three for 101 runs in the second innings at MCG that was bettered than one for 101 in the second innings of the 2003-04 Brisbane Test. He got all of the most three important wicket of Matthew Hayden, Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist.

Indian bowlers have proved their talent and capability now, it is the time for Indian batsman to show their strength and batting skill against Australia team.

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