India pacer Pankaj Singh retires from all forms of cricket

India pacer Pankaj Singh, who made his Test debut on the tour of England in 2014 has announced his retirement from all forms of the game on July 10. Pankaj Singh debuted in the third Test of the series against England in place of Ishant Sharma in Southampton and went on to play a total of three matches at the international level.

He thanked the BCCI, Rajasthan Cricket Association, IPL and CAP for helping him grow in a 15-year long career.

“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 said in a statement.

“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 said.

Pankaj Singh could muster two wickets in two Test matches while the lone appearance in the ODI did not yield any result for one of the most successful bowlers in the Indian domestic circuit.

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