FIDEL EDWARDS

  • Edwards replaces injured Cotterell in WI A team September 26, 2013

    Kingston (Jamaica): Fast bowler Fidel Edwards will replace injured leftarm seamer Sheldon Cotterell in the West Indies A team for their current series against India A. Cotterell was forced to pull out of the tour after suffering from pain in his left knee on Wednesday, as reported. "It was a devastating blow...
  • CPL: Barbados beat Trinidad and Tobago on bowlers' day August 4, 2013

    Shakib Al Hasan and Fidel Edwards took fivefors in the Caribbean Premier League on Saturday, but it was the former's 6 for 6 that proved decisive on a day when just 105 runs were scored for the loss of 16 wickets in 20.5 overs in a completed Twenty20 encounter that...
  • We wanted someone who can bowl in the end: Raghu February 3, 2013

    Rajasthan Royals' CEO Raghu Iyer feels that Fidel Edwards was a good pick as they wanted someone who can bowl in the death overs. ...
  • Ban v WI, 2nd Test: Hasan lifts Bangladesh with hundred on debut November 21, 2012

    Khulna: Bangladesh's Abul Hasan became only the second man in 135 years of Test cricket to hit a debut hundred while batting at number ten, on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies on Wednesday. At stumps the 20yearold lefthander was unbeaten on 100. He had...
  • Edwards a capable replacement for Roach: Gibson November 2, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies cricket coach Otis Gibson has described pacer Fidel Edwards as a capable replacement for fast bowler Kemar Roach who will miss the Test series in Bangladesh next month. Roach is suffering from a knee injury and could be sidelined for about a month but may heal in time...
  • Injured Kemar Roach out of Bangladesh tour November 1, 2012

    Bridgetown: Injury has forced fast bowler Kemar Roach to miss West Indies' upcoming Test series on the tour of Bangladesh, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. Roach is suffering from a knee injury and could be sidelined for about a month but may heal in time to play the...
  • Gayle's female guests arrested in West Indies rooms October 3, 2012

    Colombo: Sri Lankan police arrested three British women who were found socialising in the hotel rooms of West Indies players, including star batsman Chris Gayle, early Wednesday, police and hotel sources said. Police bodyguards protecting players at the ongoing World Twenty20 arrested the three Britons at the deluxe Cinnamon Grand hotel...
  • Best, Russell in West Indies ODI squad July 2, 2012

    Lauderhill, Florida: West Indies selectors have largely kept faith with the players that won 20 in a Twenty20 series against New Zealand in Florida at the weekend for the first two oneday internationals against the same opponent. The only players in the 13man Twenty20 squad to miss out are legspinner Samuel...
  • Windies look to boost confidence in tour match June 2, 2012

    Leicester: Head coach Ottis Gibson said that the West Indies will be looking for a confidence booster when they face English county Leicestershire in a twoday tour match starting at Grace Road here. Crushing defeats to England at Lord's and Trent Bridge have left the Caribbean side in disarray, and Gibson...
  • Gibson now looks to Best, Edwards May 31, 2012

    Leicester: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the rest of the pace department to fill the vacuum. Roach on Wednesday was ruled out of the tour with shin muscle soreness...
  • 'West Indies bowlers lacked discipline' May 19, 2012

    London: The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, said Toby Radford, the assistant coach. The hosts finished the day on 259 for 3 on Friday, with Captain Andrew Strauss stroking a composed, unbeaten...
  • Injuries bother WI after loss to Lions May 14, 2012

    Northampton:The West Indies suffered a crushing 10wicket defeat against England Lions on Sunday, just four days ahead of their clash with World No.1 England in the opening Test at Lord's. Without the full services of their threepronged pace attack, the West Indies struggled to make any inroads and the Lions easily...
  • Injury doubts linger over Fidel Edwards May 6, 2012

    Hove, (England): Fitness doubts remain over leading fast bowler Fidel Edwards as West Indies' tour of England formally started here, but captain Darren Sammy has backed the speedster to recover on time for the opening Test at Lord's in 12 days' time. Edwards missed the third and final Test against...
  • Sammy hints at Rampaul inclusion April 22, 2012

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul could be in line for his first match of the series against Australia when the third and final Test starts in Dominica on Monday. The Trinidadian has been part of the squad since the opening Test in Barbados but is...
  • Riskfree Aussies go for kill against West Indies April 22, 2012

    Roseau: Australia coach Mickey Arthur vowed his team will go for the jugular against the West Indies in the third and final Test even if their full throttle assault backfires. Australia have already ensured they will keep the Frank Worrell Trophy they have held for two decades after winning the...
  • WIAus second Test ends in a damp draw April 19, 2012

    PortofSpain: Persistent rain spoiled a West Indies runchase at 53 for 2 in pursuit of a teasing target of 215 in 61 overs against Australia as the second Test ended in a damp draw on Thursday. Showers arrived 40 minutes before tea and there was no more play possible on...
  • 2nd Test: WI lose three to give Aus control April 16, 2012

    PortofSpain, Trinidad: Australia took three finalsession wickets to restrict West Indies to 493 by stumps Monday on the second day of the second Test, building a 262run lead despite Kemar Roach's fivewicket haul for the hosts. Roach took 5105 from 27 overs as West Indies dismissed Australia for 311 after...
  • Devon Smith in WICB XI for Aus warmup March 30, 2012

    St. John's, Antigua: Outofsorts opener Devon Smith has been named in a WICB President's XI to face Australia in a threeday tour match starting in Barbados Monday. The 12man squad, which will be led by West Indies wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh Jr, also includes speedster Fidel Edwards, emerging limited overs batsman...
  • Bravo, Best recalled for Australia ODI series March 7, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Allrounder Dwayne Bravo and fast bowler Tino Best were recalled to West Indies' 13player squad on Tuesday for the opening three matches of the oneday international series against Australia. Best, who has played 14 Tests and 12 ODIs since his debut in 2003, hasn't played for West Indies for...
  • Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastestever bowler December 18, 2011

    Sydney: Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmphmark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani Shoaib Akhtar and Australian Shaun Tait. The 29yearold Edwards, who is playing for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, would like to achieve the feat...
  • Sachin's wicket a big achievement: Edwards November 12, 2011

    Kolkata: He has grown up admiring the genius of Sachin Tendulkar but now that Fidel Edwards is bowling to him, the West Indian pacer says he would do all he can to ensure that the Indian batting icon does not get his 100th international ton against his side in the...
  • Slingers turning up the heat in South Africa April 27, 2009

    Three men, ready to hurl the white ball towards an unsuspecting batsman. For fans this has been one of the enduring images of the tournament so far. The slingers Lasith Malinga (Mumbai Indians), Fidel Edwards (Deccan Chargers) and Kamran Khan (Rajasthan Royals) making batsmen hop, skip and jump with...