Accrington Cricket Club

Accrington v Todmorden
Saturday June 21st 2003

Lancashire League
Saturday June 21st Score Score
Accrington 153-9 Todmorden 151-2
Andre Seymore 19 Gyan Pandey 80 not out
Graeme Sneddon 29 Brian Heywood 31 not out
John Pilling 27 Stuart Priestley 17
Gyan Pandey 9-74 Andre Seymore 0-19
Ibra Ali 0-74 Steve Juliff 2-54
Graeme Sneddon 0-5

Todmorden's Indian professional Gyan Pandey had a tremendous all round performance in his team's win at Accrington. The left arm spinner took all nine Accrington wickets to fall at a cost of 74 runs in an unbroken 25 over spell as the home side made 153-9. Fellow left armer Ibra Ali had identical entries in the overs, maidens (4) and runs column, but he finished without a wicket. Four of Pandey's victims were clean bowled, one was stumped and four were caught, including one by Pandey himself off his own bowling. Pandey then hit an unbeaten 80 with eight fours and two sixes, one of which took Todmorden past their rain reduced target. The Indian has now hit 287 in his last three innings without being dismissed for an average of 124.0. Pandey's bowling figures are the best of the season, erasing Ryan Harris' 8-59 from the record books. Brian Heywood, who finished unbeaten on 31 now has an average of 93.3. For Accrington, Graeme Sneddon hit 29 with John Pilling (27) and Paul Barratt (23) contributing in the middle order. Barratt later pulled a hamstring.