Harbhajan, 10th Indian in 100-Test club

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Published: Friday, February 22, 2013, 10:17 [IST]
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Chennai, Feb 22: Harbhajan Singh became the 10th Indian to feature in 100 Tests or more when he took the field against Australia in the first Test here on Friday at the MA Chidambaram Stadium.

The offspinner won his 100th cap and coincidentally he had played his debut Test also against Australia.

Harbhajan, 10th Indian in 100-Test club

Harbhajan features in his first Test against Australia in March, 1998 in Bangalore. Since then he has taken 408 wickets.

He is only the second Indian spinner to join the 100-Test club along with Anil Kumble. In the history of Test cricket, he is also the second offspinner in this elite group apart from Muttaiah Muralitharan (133).

India's 100-Test club

Sachin Tendulkar 195

Rahul Dravid 163

VVS Laxman 134

Anil Kumble 132

Kapil Dev 131

Sunil Gavaskar 125

Dilip Vengsarkar 116

Sourav Ganguly 113

Virender Sehwag 102

Harbhajan Singh 100


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