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Fidel Edwards      

Full name Fidel Henderson Edwards

Born February 6, 1982, Gays, St Peter, Barbados

Current age 32 years 154 days

Major teams West Indies, Barbados, Deccan Chargers, Rajasthan Royals, Rangpur Riders, Sydney Thunder, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel

Also known as Castro

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Half-brother - PT Collins

Fidel Henderson Edwards
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 55 88 28 394 30 6.56 1397 28.20 0 0 48 2 10 0
ODIs 50 22 14 73 13 9.12 160 45.62 0 0 5 0 4 0
T20Is 20 4 2 10 7* 5.00 9 111.11 0 0 1 0 5 0
First-class 87 133 47 603 40 7.01 0 0 18 0
List A 70 28 18 106 21* 10.60 0 0 8 0
Twenty20 64 21 9 52 8* 4.33 78 66.66 0 0 4 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 55 97 9602 6249 165 7/87 8/132 37.87 3.90 58.1 3 12 0
ODIs 50 49 2138 1812 60 6/22 6/22 30.20 5.08 35.6 0 2 0
T20Is 20 20 360 497 16 3/23 3/23 31.06 8.28 22.5 0 0 0
First-class 87 13957 8974 269 7/87 33.36 3.85 51.8 9 16 1
List A 70 3037 2533 83 6/22 6/22 30.51 5.00 36.5 1 3 0
Twenty20 64 63 1244 1532 62 5/22 5/22 24.70 7.38 20.0 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Kingston, Jun 27-29, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v West Indies at Khulna, Nov 21-25, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v West Indies at Harare, Nov 29, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI England v West Indies at Birmingham, May 26, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Sep 29, 2012 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Barbados v Jamaica at Bridgetown, Apr 19-22, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Antigua and Barbuda v Barbados at St John's, Oct 5, 2003 scorecard
Last List A Barbados v Trinidad & Tobago at Port of Spain, Feb 15, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Anguilla v Barbados at Coolidge, Jul 18, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Guyana Amazon Warriors v Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel at Port of Spain, Aug 22, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 2/58, 0*, 0/9 Barbados v Jamaica Bridgetown 19 Apr 2014 FC
1/36, 6, 4/24 Barbados v Leeward Is North Sound 11 Apr 2014 FC
1, 0/62 Barbados v Trinidad & T Port of Spain 15 Feb 2014 LA
4/16 Barbados v Guyana Port of Spain 13 Feb 2014 LA
0/14 Barbados v Leeward Is Port of Spain 10 Feb 2014 LA
0/42 Barbados v Trinidad & T Port of Spain 2 Feb 2014 LA
2, 0/30 W. Indies A v India A Shimoga 2 Oct 2013 FC
1, 1/25 Red Steel v Amazon Port of Spain 22 Aug 2013 T20
1/22 Red Steel v Zouks Kingston 17 Aug 2013 T20
0/13 Red Steel v Hawksbills Port of Spain 11 Aug 2013 T20
Profile

Fidel Edwards had an extraordinary international beginning, the kind that can either haunt or add lustre to a career. Spotted in the nets by Brian Lara, Edwards was called up for his Test debut after just one match for Barbados, and promptly took five wickets against Sri Lanka in Jamaica in June 2003. He added five in his first overseas Test, and six in his first one-day international. With a round-arm action not unlike Jeff Thomson's, which has left him vulnerable to back strains, he is more of a protégé of his neighbour Corey Collymore than his half-brother Pedro Collins. He bowls fast, can swing the ball and get reverse swing, but insists that he doesn't go for out-and-out pace.

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Aug 3, 2013

Fidel Edwards finished with 5 for 22, Barbados Tridents v Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Caribbean Premier League, Bridgetown, August 3, 2013

Fidel Edwards finished with 5 for 22

© Getty Images

Apr 2, 2013

Brad Hogg and Fidel Edwards walk the ramp at a Rajasthan Royals event, Jaipur, April 2, 2013

Brad Hogg and Fidel Edwards walk the ramp at a Rajasthan Royals event

© Rajasthan Royals

Nov 25, 2012

Tino Best picked up 6 for 40, his best Test figures, Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Khulna, 5th day, November 25, 2012

Tino Best picked up 6 for 40, his best Test figures

© AFP

Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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