It gained’t be improper to say Harbhajan Singh had Australia’s quantity. The off-spinner was nothing in need of a nemesis to the likes of Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden. Recalling his encounters with Harbhajan, former Australia wicket-keeper batsman Gilchrist stated Indian fielders didn’t say a lot when he was scoring in opposition to them however whenever he got out to the off-spinner they used to say a explicit word.
“I can’t remember what the word was but it wasn’t so much when I was scoring runs but every time Harbhajan got me out… There was a word I’m not sure I must be saying it,” Gilchrist stated in an interview with TV presenter Madonna Tixeira in her present ‘Live Connect’.
Harbhajan, in his comeback collection in 2001 in opposition to Australia, picked up 32 wickets in three matches to nearly single-handedly gained India the collection at house. In that collection, he didn’t let Ponting and Gilchrist rating a lot.
Harbhajan, in his Test profession got Ponting out 10 occasions – essentially the most, Hayden 9 occasions – second most – adopted by Gilchrist, seven occasions.
In his 18 matches in opposition to Australia, Harbhajan has picked up 95 wickets at a mean of 29.95.
Gilchrist, who has toured India many occasions, additionally recalled his reminiscences coming right here.
“It’s always good fun. Love India..Indians treat us so well it’s beautiful. We stopped with the Chief Minister to look at the Gandhi statue that stopped traffic.
“One morning in Mumbai when I woke up and went for a jog around the water there …had a hat on, sunglasses on, earphones in, head down. Some Cricket fans spotted me and Once I was spotted they kept running and running and running
“They chased me for a selfie. It was great fun. It’s always entertaining, always plenty of energy. Look forward to I’m not sure when the next trip will be but can’t wait to be back in India,” added Gilchrist.