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Excited to play final in Mumbai: Harbhajan

March 31, 2011 09:54 IST

Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is excited that India are playing in Mumbai in the World Cup final on Saturday as the city has become his second home after basing there for three years as a Mumbai Indians player.

"We bowled well and fielded well. We deserved to win. We are so excited to be going to Mumbai and play the final. I play for Mumbai Indians and it is like second home to me," he said after India's 29-run win over Pakistan in a high voltage semi-final clash in Mohali on Wednesday.

Harbhajan Singh"This match was like a final. Whenever India and Pakistan play, the pressure is double. It was a big match for both the teams," he said.

Harbhajan Singh, who picked two wickets including that of the dangerous Umar Akmal, said, "I am really happy. Thanks to The Almighty and everyone for supporting us and giving us their blessings."

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