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Harbhajan Singh Gets DR Degree in the Field of Sports by University


Harbhajan Singh has raised many flags on the cricket field. He is the first bowler from India to take a hat-trick in Test cricket. Many names call Harbhajan Singh. Team India’s teammates call him Bhajji, Bhajju, while some people call him Turbanator, but now a doctor has been put in front of Harbhajan’s name. A French university has awarded a doctorate to the Indian off-spinner.

Harbhajan Singh Gets DR Degree in the Field of Sports

The name of this university is Ecole Superieure Robert de Sorbonne. This university has given Harbhajan an honorary degree of PhD in sports. Harbhajan could not participate in the conference as he is currently in UAE and is participating in IPL 2021 with Kolkata Knight Riders. His team has reached the playoffs.

Harbhajan has expressed happiness on receiving this honour. quoted Harbhajan as saying, “If an institution gives you respect, then you should accept it with full respect. If the university has given me an honorary degree in sports, I have played cricket, and people have showered me with love. I am extremely honoured to have received this degree.”


This person sent the name.

According to a CricTracker report, Harbhajan’s name was sent by Harcharan Singh Ranaut, Vice President of the Indian Federation of United Nations Associations (IFUNA). Harbhajan said, “I would like to thank Dr John Thomas Parade, President Sorbonne, Dr Vivek Choudhary, Mukesh Tyagi, who have found me deserving of this honour.

Career has been

Harbhajan is currently with the KKR team in the IPL, but he has not played in the team’s last-11 for a long time. He has played three matches this season but has not been able to take wickets. He played these three matches in the first phase of IPL-2021. Kolkata bought him for a price of two crore rupees.

He has been out of the Indian team for a long time, but he has not retired from international cricket. He has played 103 test matches for India and scored 417 runs. In ODIs, he has played 236 games for India and has taken 269 wickets. As far as T20 is concerned, Harbhajan has played 28 matches for India and has taken 25 wickets.


He made his Test debut against Australia in 1998 and made his ODI debut against New Zealand in the same year. He created history by taking a hat-trick in the Test against Australia at the historic Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata.

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