Harbhajan Singh spun a web with the new ball around Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the first match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 and return with stunning figures of 3/20 in four overs. , Chandigarh , Dehradun, (PTI Photo) Harbhajan Singh spun a web with the new ball around Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the first match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 and return with stunning figures of 3/20 in four overs. ((Full Scorecard)). Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, - FILE PHOTO/ AP CSK will take on RCB in the IPL 2019 opener on Saturday, March 23 . ‘Thala’ Dhoni just senses the behavior of this iconic stadium. While local players joined the camp earlier this week, big names including captain MS … IPL 2019, CSK vs SRH: Nice to be back after missing games due to sickness, says Harbhajan Singh Harbhajan Singh returned to the Chennai Super Kings team for the win against Sunrisers Hyderabad after missing games due to sickness. That the ball was holding up a bit made it even tougher for the batsmen to get going. ALSO READ: IPL 2019, CSK vs RCB at Chepauk, Highlights: Jadhav, Jadeja guide Chennai to seven-wicket win. In a low-scoring encounter on a slow Chepauk turner, the Turbanator opened the bowling and returned with figures of 3/20 which deflated RCB completely. ALSO READ: IPL 2019, CSK vs RCB - Turning Point: Dhoni bowls Harbhajan out in the first eight overs. Harbhajan Singh played 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, seasons in IPL. Chennai, Harbhajan, who caught Steve Waugh’s Australia in a spin web here 18 years ago, turned out to be the architect-in-chief in bringing a star-studded RCB to the ground. The likes of Harbhajan Singh and head coach Stephen Fleming also joined the CSK camp in Chennai. IPL 2019: Harbhajan Singh shines as CSK take down RCB by seven wickets The Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni read the pitch correctly and included three spinners in the XI. While one has been vouched for many times recently, the other stayed true like old love. Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/ipl-2019-harbhajan-singh-shines-as-csk-take-down-rcb-by-seven-wickets/story-psqQQyQxMjFdditqV6XR0M.html, IPL 2019: Harbhajan Singh shines as CSK take down RCB by seven wickets, https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/india-vs-australia-in-david-warner-s-absence-he-could-provide-some-experience-darren-lehmann-says-aussies-should-stick-with-joe-burns/story-qKUP1nIR81hkCMcfSMCS1H.html, ‘Burns can provide experience in Warner’s absence’: Lehmann, https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/suresh-raina-set-to-return-to-cricket-will-play-for-up-in-syed-mushtaq-ali-trophy/story-maBJngJHy9MmFFgX06MsfJ.html, Raina set to return to cricket, will play in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/babar-azam-s-absence-should-not-affect-pakistan-s-chances-in-t20i-series-against-nz-miandad/story-MTsvOLCVrwnaVy3IkFYRcN.html, Babar absence should not affect Pakistan’s chances in T20I series: Miandad, https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/tom-moody-returns-to-sunrisers-hyderabad-camp-this-time-as-director-of-cricket/story-SnNVH4ta5xVKUjZrauqkhP.html, Tom Moody returns to SRH camp, this time as Director of Cricket. MS Dhoni and Harbhajan Singh, two veterans nearing 40, showed once again how deep their connections go with this venue in the opening match of the IPL 2019. Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, The retirement speculation of the former India skipper MS Dhoni has been the talk of the town for quite some time now. Ranchi. Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. With frustration imminent, Kohli pulled Harbhajan from outside the off-stump in the fourth over. He got extra bounce off the pitch as the England batsman misjudged and gave the easiest of catches to the bowler. The first three overs saw the RCB skipper and fellow opener keeping quiet with some tight bowling from Deepak Chahar and Harbhajan. Harbhajan followed that up with Ali’s wicket in the sixth. Cricket News: The seasoned Harbhajan Singh is glad to be back in action after being laid low by health issues. The ace spinner bowled a magnificent spell picking up three wickets to destruct RCB' top order as Virat Kohli & Co were bundled out for a dismal 70 in just 17.1 overs. Once a mainstay of the Mumbai Indians team, Harbhajan needed to prove himself all over again and when he was named in CSK’s opening match of the season against RCB, ‘Bhajji’ knew he had to give a big performance. Ranchi, Two love affairs continued at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday. 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Harbhajan Singh was back to doing what he does best on Saturday, which is to bamboozle batsmen with his spin. Challenged by MS Dhoni to bowl with the new ball on a spin friendly track, Harbhajan provided three telling blows to scuttle RCB’s hopes of winning their first match against ‘Yellow Submarine’ since 2014. Harbhajan Singh, who represents Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, celebrates a dismissal during the 2019 edition. His performance on Saturday catapulted him to the joint top position for most successful bowler against RCB in IPL history. He scored 56 in his next match against Delhi and then took 11/79 in his third match against Himachal Pradesh, orchestrating an innings win. 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