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Harbhajan claims five wickets against Kent

The Indian spinner celebrates his recall to the Indian team with a five-wicket haul for Surrey against Kent on the first day of the four-day match.

cricket Updated: Aug 09, 2007 11:55 IST

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Harbhajan Singh celebrated his recall to the Indian team with a five-wicket haul for Surrey against Kent on the first day of the four-day County Championship Division One match at Canterbury on Wednesday.

Harbhajan's feat was remarkable as the match is being played on a green top and Kent chose to bat first after winning the toss.

Kent were cruising smoothly and were 61 for 1 at one stage. But Harbhajan got into act and scythed through their line-up to finish with figures of 5 for 34 from 19.4 overs as Kent were all out for 150.

The star-studded Kent -- which has players like Robert Key, Geraint Jones, South African Martin van Jaarsveld, Pakistan's Yasir Arafat and Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga -- had no clue as the Indian offie bagged one wicket after another.

The Turbanator has now been selected to represent India in Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa in September.

First Published: Aug 09, 2007 11:48 IST