Former India pacer and veteran Rajasthan cricketer Pankaj Singh has introduced his retirement from all forms of the sport on Saturday. Pankaj, 36, represented India in two Test matches and one One-Day International.
“It’s not an easy decision to make, however, there comes a time in every sportsperson’s life where one has to call it a day. With a heavy heart and mixed emotions, I officially announce my retirement from all forms of cricket,” he stated in an announcement.
The right-arm quick bowler has performed 117 first-class video games, choosing up 472 wickets which included 28 five-wicket hauls. He additionally has 118 List A wickets below his belt.
“Today is the most difficult day for me but it is also a day of reflection and gratitude. Playing for RCA, BCCI, IPL, and CAP has been a tremendous honour for me. I have been part of RCA for close to 15 years and reached many milestones and gained incredible experience under the roof RCA. My journey with RCA has always been memorable and will always remain first priority for me,” he stated.
The lanky bowler was additionally a component of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals within the Indian Premier League. In 17 IPL video games froms 2008 to 2012, Pankaj picked 11 wickets.