Farhaan Behardien was born on 9 October, 1983. He is a South African international cricketer who plays ODIs and T20Is. On 10 January 2017, Behardien was appointed as the T20I captain for the Sri Lanka tour. He also plays for Nashua Titans. He made both his first-class and List-A cricket debuts in the 2004–05 season.
In July 2009, Behardien traveled to Australia for a three-week tour with the South African emerging squad. He also represented South Africa at the 2009 Hong Kong Sixes tournament, where he hit a six of the final ball to lead South Africa to victory in the final against Hong Kong.
Internationally, he made his T20I debut for South Africa against India in early 2012. He scored 20* from 11 deliveries faced. Behardien also earned himself a place in the South African squad for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20. He played in the South African ODI squad in 2014. He played an important knock of 65.