PANKAJ SINGH

  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 8, Day 3 January 31, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Seen as a future India Test regular, Young Lokesh Rahul on Friday cracked a memorable triple century - the first from Karnataka to achieve the feat in Ranji Trophy as well as first-class cricket - guiding his...
  • Overlooked but not overworked, Pankaj Singh still a romantic figure January 28, 2015

    When Pankaj Singh stood at the top of his run up at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on Test debut against England in July last year, he not only had the experience of having taken 300 first-class wickets from ten hard-toiling seasons to dig into, but also carried the wishes...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 7, Group B wrap: Rajasthan run through Odisha for bonus point win January 23, 2015

    Balangir: Rajasthan romped past Odisha by 10 wickets to win with a bonus point on Day 3 on Friday. Odisha, starting the day at 144 for nine, failed to add to their first innings total before being bowled out for 199 with Rajasthan enforcing the follow-on. Rajasthan had made 305 in...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Punjab in dire straits against Rajasthan January 7, 2015

    Jaipur: Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who had the visitors reeling at 85 for three in their second innings after asking them to follow on in their Ranji Trophy Group B cricket match at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Rajasthan in driver's seat against Punjab January 6, 2015

    Jaipur: Puneet Yadav (90) missed out on a hundred for Rajasthan but the hosts were firmly in the driver's seat after reducing Punjab to 140 for five on Day 2. Gurkeerat Maan (70 not out) was rock solid from one end but the visitors are still 393 runs behind as paceman...
  • England is past now, hoping for Australia selection: Pankaj Singh November 1, 2014

    The summer of 2014 in England was nothing less than a nightmare for Pankaj Singh but the lanky pacer wants to bury the ghost and aim for better results. Conceding runs at a canter before taking his first Test wicket during the England tour earlier this year still haunts the pacer...
  • MS Dhoni told me there's nothing 'lucky or unlucky': Pankaj Singh October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Pankaj Singh might not be best pacer that India has ever produced but no one can ever question the commitment of this lion-hearted bowler from Rajasthan. But if you speak to Pankaj about being distinctly unlucky during his debut Test match against England at Southampton, the lanky bowler will...
  • Rajasthan players in limbo as RCA can't give NOC for interstate transfer August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Indian domestic season set to kick off in another month and a half, the future of top Rajasthan cricketers like Pankaj Singh, Robin Bist and Ashok Menaria hangs in balance as it is difficult for them to even get an interstate transfer to play for any...
  • PMO should clarify who was spreading rumours about Home Minister's son: Left August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With Narendra Modi government facing embarrassment over "rumours" about "alleged misconduct" by Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son, Left parties today said that the rift within the ruling BJP was now out in the open and the PMO should clarify who was spreading these "rumours". "It is very much...
  • Amit Shah defends Rajnath, says rumours against him, his son baseless August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Wednesday came out in defence of Home Minister Rajnath Singh and his son Pankaj saying all rumours against them were baseless. Shah said, "All reports against Rajnath Singh and his son are baseless, tactless and an attempt...
  • PM Modi comes to Rajnath Singh's defence, says reports against him and his son are 'plain lies' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday issued a statement dubbing allegations leveled against the conduct of some Union Ministers, and the alleged misconduct of Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh as 'plain lies' and 'motivated'. The PMO tweeted on the matter saying that the rumours were a 'malicious...
  • Will quit politics if allegations against me, my family are found to be true, says Rajnath Singh August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday rejected reports about his son Pankaj Singh being denied bypoll ticket due to corruption allegations against him. He said that all reports about him and his family were baseless rumours. Rajnath Singh went on to say that he will quit politics if any...
  • Rajnath Singh upset with rivals in BJP spreading 'false stories' about his son: sources August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister and former BJP President Rajnath Singh has expressed concerns to the RSS leadership over false stories being spread about his son Pankaj Singh by his rivals in the party, say sources. Sources say Rajnath is upset at media reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't want a...
  • How India can right their wrongs to save England series August 11, 2014

    "A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal 50 cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life." The plot for India to salvage lost pride in England is not as serious as the 2000 flick 'Gone in 60 seconds', but the...
  • 4th Test: India crumble to a humiliating innings defeat at Old Trafford August 9, 2014

    Team India produced yet another horrible batting performance as they were crushed to a humiliating loss in the fourth Test by the hands of England at Old Trafford in Manchester on Saturday. Moeen Ali picked four for 39 as India were humiliated by an innings and 54 runs in the...
  • Pankaj Singh picks his maiden Test wicket after 416 balls August 9, 2014

    Indian speedster Pankaj Singh finally took his first Test wicket when he dismissed England's Joe Root on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. The tall paceman had threatened to become the most expensive wicketless bowler in Test history. His return of none for 179 in England's...
  • Pankaj Singh moves closer to Test worst August 9, 2014

    Pankaj Singh found himself eyeing one of Test cricket's most unwanted records after a return of none for 79 in 17 overs on the second day of the fourth Test against England at Old Trafford on Friday. The tall paceman's return of none for 179 in England's 266run victory in the...
  • India equal world record for batsmen scoring zeroes in a Test innings August 7, 2014

    Manchester: The Indian team on Thursday became the owner of an ignominious statistic with six of their batsmen getting without scoring thereby equalling the record number of six ducks in a single Test inning by an international team. India now jointly hold the record for highest number of ducks in an...
  • Pankaj Singh a Test debut that turned hurtful by the day August 1, 2014

    Southampton: India seamer Pankaj Singh took possession on Wednesday of a record he would rather not have broken when he recorded the most expensive match figures by a Test debutant without a wicket. The 29yearold 6ft 6in paceman finished with a match haul of none for 179 after England declared...
  • 3rd Test: England ring a 'Bell' to lead India by 544 runs on Day 2 July 28, 2014

    England started turning the screws on India in the second Test at Lord's, inspired by a century from Ian Bell on day two that ended with the hosts in the lead by 544 and the visitors staring at the prospect of saving the game. England, who resumed the day at 247...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 3rd Test, Day 2 July 28, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 roundup: Gary Ballance continued to enjoy the Indian attack with another Test century while skipper Alastair Cook made a welcome return to form as the two made the most of England's decision to bat with a total of...
  • 3rd Test: Bowlers key for India on day two, England comfortable at 247/2 July 28, 2014

    Indian bowlers will be hoping to make quick inroads in England's batting line up when the team walk out for the second day of action in the third Test at the Southampton. India sorely missed their hero of Lord's victory, Ishant Sharma, who was ruled out due to an ankle...
  • 3rd Test: Ballance, Cook defy India on day one, England 247/2 July 27, 2014

    Gary Ballance continued to enjoy the Indian attack with another Test century while skipper Alastair Cook made a welcome return to form as the two made the most of England's decision to bat with a total of 247 for 2 at stumps on day one of the third Test at...
  • Pankaj Singh meets detained BJP workers in Moradabad Jail July 15, 2014

    BJP State General Secretary Pankaj Singh paid a visit to Moradabad Jail to meet the detained BJP workers who were involved in the recent clash with police in Kanth town of the district. Pankaj Singh, who is also the son of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, met the detained party workers...
  • Only I know the pain I went through: Pankaj Singh May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: No one knows the virtue of patience more than Pankaj Singh as his wait for a recall finally ended on Wednesday when he was named in the 18member Indian Test team for the series against England. "It was painful but worth the wait. To wait for a recall in...
  • Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj hits out at SP, Congress over dynasty politics March 27, 2014

    BJP President Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh has hit out at the Samajwadi Party and the Congress over dynasty politics. Pankaj Singh has been working for the BJP from last 10 years and has not been given ticket by the party. He is managing Rajnath's election campaign in Lucknow. ...
  • Rajnath Singh to kick-off poll campaign in Lucknow today March 26, 2014

    BJP national president Rajnath Singh will arrive in Lucknow on Wednesday for his maiden visit after being announced the Lok Sabha candidate from the city. He will visit the party's office to hold discussions with state party leaders. Rajnath Singh will be in the city for three days during which he will...