Pankaj Singh

  • 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 266-run 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 29-year-old 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...
  • 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 18-member 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...
  • Ranji Trophy: Pankaj Singh bowls Rajasthan to strong position against Baroda December 31, 2013

    Pacer Pankaj Singh ran through the Baroda top-order to restrict the visitors to 163 for six on the opening day of their Group B Ranji Trophy match in Jaipur on Monday. Considering they were out of contention for a knock-out berth, Rajasthan made four changes to the squad and fielded three debutants in Suryaprakash Suwalka...
  • I am looking forward to the IPL: Pankaj Singh February 14, 2013

    Jaipur: Consistent Ranji performances have not helped his national ambitions and Rajasthan pacer Pankaj Singh is now pinning his hopes on a good IPL outing to grab the selectors' attention this season. Pankaj, who has been one of the most successful domestic bowlers for the past few years, has been ignored...
  • Ranji Trophy: Rajasthan gain upper hand against Hyderabad December 30, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan reduced Hyderabad to 160 for 5 at stumps on day two, after compiling 384 in their first innings, to gain an upper hand in the match. Resuming from their overnight score of 274 for 5, the hosts lost three quick wickets in the first hour of day before...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 8, Day 3: Rajasthan set Saurashtra 306 runs to win December 25, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan rode on Pankaj Singh's five-wicket haul to set Saurashtra a challenging target of 306 to win their Group A Ranji Trophy match, after declaring the second innings at 234 for nine on the penultimate day here on Monday. Saurashtra were 11 without loss in their chase with openers Shitanshu...
  • We bowled in the right areas: Pankaj Singh November 17, 2012

    Jaipur: Buoyed by his performance on day one of their Ranji Trophy match against Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, Rajasthan medium pacer Pankaj Singh said that it's the result of bowling in the right areas that worked for him as well as for his fellow seam bowlers. Pankaj, along with Rituraj...
  • Ranji Trophy, Round 1: A double on debut, a point for an epic November 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Round one of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season was a good contest – bar the soggy washout between Odisha and Tamil Nadu at Cuttack – with five outright wins and gripping, hard-fought draws at Indore and Nadaun. Three teams grabbed seven points to top their respective groups as...
  • Ranji Trophy 2012-13, Round 1, Day 4: as it happened November 5, 2012

    Harbhajan Singh took three wickets in Punjab's innings win over Hyderabad, while Uttar Pradesh floored Delhi despite Virender Sehwag's ton. ...
  • I have learnt to get batsman out: Pankaj Singh January 14, 2012

    Jaipur: As Rajasthan rode on a fine bowling display by pace spearhead Pankaj Singh to enter the Ranji Trophy final, the bowler says he has learnt the art of getting a "batsman out" but insists he wants to add another "couple of yards to his pace." "I have learnt to plan...