In that series victory over Australia, Harbhajan established himself as the team's leading spinner by taking 32 wickets, becoming the first Indian bowler to take a hat trick in Test cricket.He is also an Officer in the Punjab Police and has held the rank of a Superintendent of police (India), reporting to Punjab Police HQ at Barnala.
He regained a regular position in the team in late 2007, but became the subject of more controversy.
In early 2008, he was given a ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for racially vilifying Andrew Symonds.
Buzz has it that Sreesanth’s parents don’t want him to remain single any longer and thus are pressurizing him to tie the knot, the sooner the better.
; born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh, is an Indian international cricketer and former captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians and Punjab state for the 2012–13 Ranji Trophy season.
He was in the World Cup-winning team of 2011 Cricket World Cup.
He was conferred the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, in 2009.Following his performance against Australia in 2001, the Government of Punjab awarded him Rs.5 lakhs, a plot of land, and an offer to become a Deputy Superintendent of Police in Punjab Police, which he accepted.Harbhajan had generated a large personal following in the western London suburb of Southall, which boasts a majority Punjabi Sikh population, when he lived there in 1998 while training under Fred Titmus.In 2006 Harbhajan's endorsements generated controversy when he appeared without his turban in an advertisement for Royal Stag whisky.Throughout 2006 and into early 2007, Harbhajan's accumulation of wickets fell and his bowling average increased, and he was increasingly criticised for bowling defensively with less loop.