I will strive hard to bounce back: Harbhajan

Updated: July 18, 2013, 3:59 PM IST
I will strive hard to bounce back: Harbhajan

Chandigarh: Shocked at constantly being ignored by the selectors, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday said he would make every bit of effort in the next few months to make a comeback into the national side.

"I will strive hard in the next 2-3 months and do every bit to bounce back into the national squad," he told reporters here.

"Lot of things are going to happen in the next two to three months," said Harbhajan, adding that there was lot of cricket left in him.

Despite performing well at the Indian Premier League this year, Harbhajan remains out of favour as he was ignored for Champions Trophy, followed by the Tri-series in West Indies and the upcoming Zimbabwe tour.

"If IPL is a platform to return back in the national squad I did very well. I took 24 wickets and Mumbai Indians were champions," he said, adding that "now it is for the selectors to take a final call on me".

After IPL, Harbhajan has got very little opportunity to showcase his bowling talent.

He, however, said that "I am ready to play cricket whenever I get a chance" and is looking forward to play the Champions League.

"It has not brought down my motivation. Cricket is everything for me. There is lot of cricket left in me, say at least five years. I have the passion to play the game," Harbhajan insisted.

First Published: July 18, 2013, 3:59 PM IST

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