Ishwar Pandey

  • Tour match: Indian bowlers struggle against Derbyshire on Day 1 July 2, 2014

    Derbyshire: India yet again produced a listless bowling performance as Derbyshire piled up 326 for 5 at stumps of the first day of their second tour game ahead of fivematch Test series against England, here on Tuesday. Billy Godleman (67 not out of 159 balls, 8x4s) and 17yearold Harvey Hossein (53...
  • India's unripe pace attack can leave England wounded July 1, 2014

    Put Ishant Sharma aside, and India's pace attack in England may appear wet behind the ears. But it will be indiscreet for England batsmen to consider it insipid on three grounds: a) unpredictability, b) helpful conditions and c) their own form. The tourists' stretched 18member squad is carrying six specialist...
  • Our bowlers did a real good job, says Dhoni May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: After sealing a place in the second qualifier with a comfortable sevenwicket win, Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday heaped praise on his bowlers for putting up a good show on a wicket that was favourable to batting. "I think the bowlers did a real good...
  • Mohit Sharma in good company at Chennai Super Kings April 24, 2014

    Dubai: Find of last year's Indian Premier League, Mohit Sharma is enjoying the company of his new pace colleagues in the Chennai Super Kings team and said he was trying to take as much inputs as possible from senior colleagues like Ashish Nehra and Ben Hilfenhaus. His performance in last...
  • Fielders made my bowling look good: Ishwar Pandey April 22, 2014

    He played an important role in Chennai Super Kings' crushing win over Delhi Daredevils, but pacer Ishwar Pandey says he did not do anything special and it was the fielders who made his effort look better. Pandey delivered figures of 4-0-23-2 in just his first match for CSK, which the...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Chennai buy 15 players over two days February 13, 2014

    A total of 154 players sold, including 50 overseas players, as the twoday IPL auction ended in Bangalore on Thursday, with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the topearner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs. 14 crore. Chennai Super Kings, who have already retained five players, brought eight players...
  • India ready to battle New Zealand in Tests: Rohit Sharma February 3, 2014

    Whangarei: Standin captain Rohit Sharma on Monday said that the Indian team got "what they wanted" from the drawn twoday warmup game against a New Zealand XI going into the first Test starting February 6. "We got what we wanted from this practice game. All the batsmen got in and made...
  • Ishwar Pandey answers Dhoni with a threewicket haul February 2, 2014

    Whangarei: The lanky Ishwar Pandey finally got a chance to play a match on this tour of New Zealand in a twoday tour game and his threewicket haul in 14 overs would surely make him happy after waiting in the wings for three weeks since India landed in this country. While...
  • Warmup game: India reach 41/0 after NZ XI's 262/9 declared on Day 1 February 2, 2014

    Whangarei: India's faltering cricketers found some rhythm as they reduced New Zealand XI to 262 for 9 on the opening day of a twoday practice match, which was skipped by big guns of the team, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In reply, the Indians were placed at 41 for 0 in...
  • Perfect New Year gift for Ishwar Pandey January 1, 2014

    Kolkata: It was a perfect New Year's gift for Ishwar Pandey as the lanky medium pacer on Wednesday became the first player in 18 years from Madhya Pradesh to be named in the Indian Test side. It was former India leggie Narendra Hirwani who donned the Test cap for the...
  • Who is Ishwar Pandey, the latest entry to Team India December 31, 2013

    Until the 12th standard, Ishwar Pandey son of a retired Subedar Major in the army had no business with serious cricket, let alone fast bowling. But a chance visit to a selection trial changed his life forever, and with India callup, the 6feet2inch man from Madhya Pradesh has...
  • Yuvraj out of NZ ODIs; Ishwar Pandey gets maiden Test and ODI callup December 31, 2013

    BCCI selectors on Tuesday dropped Yuvraj Singh from the ODI squad for the fivematch series on the tour of New Zealand, starting January 19 at Napier, but rewarded Madhya Pradesh pacer Ishwar Pandey with a maiden callup to both ODI and Test squads. Also Karnataka allrounder Stuart Binny has...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: MP take 1st innings lead over Saurashtra December 17, 2013

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh rode on pacer Ishwar Pandey's fivewicket haul and Jalaj Saxena's allrounnd show to take a vital first innings lead of 127 runs over Saurashtra after bowling out the visitors for 492. Pandey scalped four wickets to return with figures of five for 144, while after hitting 194 with...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal wary of Madhya Pradesh at home November 13, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengal will have a testing time at home when they take on Madhya Pradesh in their group B Ranji Trophy match beginning at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Boasting a fiery attack with leftarm pacer Ishwar Pandey up their ranks, Madhya Pradesh had defeated Bengal comprehensively at home last season,...
  • Impressed by India's pace talent, says Glenn McGrath August 30, 2013

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the Aussie legend spoke about Ishwar Pandey's performance in South Africa and Virender Sehwag's future. ...
  • Ishwar Pandey was find of India A tour of SA: Rajput August 29, 2013

    Mumbai: India A coach Lalchand Rajput says paceman Ishwar Pandey was find of the South Africa tour and many a young players stand a good chance to be selected when the national team travels there later in the year. The team, led by Cheteshwar Pujara, won the triangular one-day series featuring...
  • Lessons from India A's tour of South Africa August 28, 2013

    With India A's tour to South Africa coming to an end on Tuesday, the big question is: what exactly have India gained in the last three weeks? Barring their defeat in the second four-day game, the A side did a fairly good job, winning the tri-series that included Australia A...
  • Positives galore in India A's victory in South Africa August 21, 2013

    Despite India A's triseries victory in South Africa, there were still questions to be answered. Although the batsmen got heaps of runs, the bowlers got thrashed as the wickets in South Africa at this time of the year are placid and didn't offer much assistance to them. All eyes were...
  • 1st unofficial Test:India A thump South Africa A by innings and 13 runs August 20, 2013

    Rustenburg: India A crushed hosts South Africa A by an innings and 13 runs on the fourth and final day of the opening unofficial Test to take a 10 lead in the twomatch series on Tuesday. The Indian bowlers continued their dominating show as they shot out South Africa for 212...
  • As it happened: Live updates: South Africa A vs India A, Day 4 August 20, 2013

    India A comprehensively beat South Africa A by an innings and 13 runs in the first unofficial Test at Rustenburg to go 10 up in the twomatch series. India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara was adjudged the Man of the Match for his 137. South Africa A 2nd innings: Temba Bavuma topscored in South...
  • India A on top despite South Africa A fightback August 19, 2013

    Rustenburg, South Africa: India A pacer Ishwar Pandey took four wickets, including two in successive balls, but South Africa A fought back through JP Duminy's fighting 84 and his crucial partnerships with the tailenders in the first unofficial Test in Rustenburg on Monday. Chips were down for the home side after...
  • Shikhar Dhawan's 248 drives India A into triseries final August 12, 2013

    Pretoria: Riding on Shikhar Dhawan's rambunctious, boundaryladen 248 off 150 balls, India A beat South Africa A by 39 runs at the LC de Villiers Oval on Monday to set a date with their Australian counterparts in the triseries final in two days. Dhawan, rested for the 25run defeat to...
  • Formidable India A up against talented Aussies in opener August 7, 2013

    Pretoria: A formidable India 'A' with a lot of senior team regulars will be facing an upbeat Australia 'A' in their first match of the triseries cricket tournament here on Thursday. A keen contest can be expected as some of India's established youngsters like Cheteshwar Pujara, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and...
  • Madhya Pradesh thrash Uttar Pradesh by 5 wickets February 15, 2013

    Indore: Pacers Anand Rajan and Ishwar Pandey shared six wickets between them as Madhya Pradesh registered a comfortable fivewicket win over Uttar Pradesh in their limitedovers Vijay Hazare Trophy (Central Zone) match, on Friday. Opting to field, Madhya Pradesh restricted Uttar Pradesh to 205 for nine in their alloted 50 overs,...
  • Railways beat MP in a close encounter February 14, 2013

    Indore: Brilliant bowling by Shailender Gehlot and Ashish Yadav coupled with a halfcentury by Shivakant Shukla steered Railways to a onewicket victory over Madhya Pradesh in their Vijay Hazare Trophy match here on Thursday. After Gehlot (4/20) and Yadav (4/18) chipped in with four wickets each to bundle out MP...
  • Irani Cup, Day 3: as it happened February 8, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar remained unbeaten for 140 but Mumbai were all out for 409 in their first innings to concede a 117run lead to Rest of India. Rest of India's second innings: Rest of India 4 for 1 in 2 overs: Shikhar Dhawan pulled Dhawal Kulkarni in front of square but Abhishek Nayar...
  • Ishwar Pandey signs for Pune Warriors January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ranji Trophy's highest wickettaker Ishwar Pandey has been rewarded for his consistent show as he bagged his maiden IPL contract with the Pune Warriors. Pandey, who plays for Madhya Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy, is still the highest wickettaker in the championship with 48 scalps from eight games...
  • Pandey, Dhawan in India A squad against England January 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Four of the top ten wickettakers of this season's Ranji Trophy have been awarded with a place in the Abhinav Mukundled India A squad to face England in the visitors' first warmup oneday game, prior to the start of the ODI series. The BCCI announced the squad on Wednesday,...