Pagadala Niranjan is a legbreak bowler and left handed batsman. In the ICL, he has been selected by Hyderabad Heroes. The other teams he has played for are Hyderabad Under 16s and Hyderabad (India).
Uttar Pradesh and Hyderabad (India) competed in a first class match at Lucknow (KD Singh Babu Stadium) from 3rd to 6th January 2006 in which Niranjan also played. In the 1st innings, he was allocated the No. 7 batting spot. He faced 57 deliveries and scored 24 runs with the assistance of 2 boundaries. He bowled 1 over in which 3 runs were scored and no dismissal took place. In the 2nd innings, although he batted at the same position, he was clean bowled for no score after facing 9 balls. He did not bowl in this innings. This match was won by Uttar Pradesh by 10 wickets.
Pagadala Niranjan took part in 3 first class matches. In these, he bowled 107 deliveries and conceded 71 runs while making 4 dismissals. His bowling strike rate was 26.7, economy rate was 3.98 and bowling average was 17.75. He scored 79 runs with 41 as his highest score. His batting average was 13.16 and batting strike rate was 30.15.