Full name Gyanendrakumar Kedarnath Pandey
Born August 12, 1972, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Current age 42 years 355 days
Major teams India, Uttar Pradesh
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|ODI debut||India v Pakistan at Jaipur, Mar 24, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||India v Pakistan at Mohali, Apr 1, 1999 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Uttar Pradesh v Saurashtra at Kanpur, Nov 23-26, 2006 scorecard|
|List A debut||1989/90|
|Last List A||Railways v Uttar Pradesh at Jaipur, Jan 6, 2004 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0||U. Pradesh||v Saurashtra||Kanpur||23 Nov 2006||FC|
|18, 32||U. Pradesh||v Rest of Ind||Nagpur||9 Oct 2006||FC|
|26, 0||U. Pradesh||v Bengal||Lucknow||29 Jan 2006||FC|
|15, 0/12, 10*||U. Pradesh||v Mumbai||Mumbai||20 Jan 2006||FC|
|88||U. Pradesh||v Andhra||Anantapur||10 Jan 2006||FC|
|23||U. Pradesh||v Hyderabad||Lucknow||3 Jan 2006||FC|
|38||U. Pradesh||v Punjab||Lucknow||17 Dec 2005||FC|
|69*, 0/1||U. Pradesh||v Services||Lucknow||9 Dec 2005||FC|
|48, 0/9, 12||U. Pradesh||v Baroda||Ghaziabad||1 Dec 2005||FC|
|0/8, 51, 8||U. Pradesh||v Haryana||Kanpur||23 Nov 2005||FC|
Although Gyanendra Pandey got only two matches at the international level, he served Uttar Pradesh cricket creditably for nearly 20 years. The ODIs he played were against a strong Pakistan side in 1999 and Pandey failed to earn himself a regular place in the side. In the domestic cricket, though, he proved to be a stodgy and cannily useful customer. He started off as a left-arm spinner and a lower-order batsman, but improved his batting over the years to become an important part of the UP middle order. In 2005-06, when UP surprised everyone to win the Ranji Trophy, he put all his experience to bail UP out from a couple of tough situations. A season later, 5348 runs and 165 wickets in 117 first-class games to his name, he announced retirement from first-class cricket.
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