IPL 2021: "All you will get from me is 100% commitment," says Harbhajan Singh after being picked by KKR

Harbhajan Singh was bought by KKR at his base price of 2 crore.

Harbhajan Singh | BCCI/IPL

Veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh took to his Twitter handle and thanked Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for showing trust in him and said that he will give his 100 percent commitment to the team. 

Ahead of the IPL 2021 auction, Harbhajan Singh was shown exit gate by MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings. Having not being played competitive cricket since 2019, Harbhajan was expected to remain unsold in the IPL 2021 auction. 

However, IPL 2019, Harbhajan Singh, known as the turbanator, impressed with the ball as he picked up 16 wickets from 11 games at an average of 19.5. However, he opted out of the 2020 edition of the tournament, which was held in the UAE, due to personal reasons.

IPL 2021 Auction: Harbhajan Singh roped in by KKR after going unsold in first round

Harbhajan entered into the auction with a base price of INR 2 Crore and went unsold in the first round and was later was roped in by two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the accelerated stage of the auction. 

Being one of the most capped IPL players, Harbhajan Singh has managed to pick up 150 wickets at an impressive average of 26.44 with a brilliant economy rate of 7.05 in his career of 160 IPL games. 

Honoring the same the veteran Indian off-spinner took to his Twitter handle and thanked the Kolkata-based franchise for showing trust in him.

"Looking forward to win another (title) with purple and gold.. thank you for having me.. all you will get from me is 100 percent commitment at all time.. see you all soon," Harbhajan Singh Tweeted. 

(India today Inputs)


By Ankitjit Singh - 19 Feb, 2021

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