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|First-class span||1902 - 1908|
Edward Ede was a slow left-arm bowler who played occasionally for Hampshire between 1902 and 1906, with his final first-class game coming in 1908. His one extended run in the side came in 1905 - he finished the season with 28 wickets including a career-best 7 for 72 against Derbyshire. A solicitor by profession, he was tried and convicted of fraud in 1924 and emigrated to Australia soon after. He died from pneumonia after a fall.
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
Whatever happens, the Australia-New Zealand World Cup final at the MCG will be the most divine fun