Full Name Fidel Edwards
Born February 6, 1982
Gays, St Peter, Barbados
Age 34 Years, 11 Months, 13 Days
National Side West Indies
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Teams Played West Indies, Barbados, Dolphins, Hampshire, West Indies A, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Sydney Thunder, Sylhet Super Stars, Uthura Rudras, Rangpur Riders, St Lucia Zouks, Trinbago Knight Riders
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 2, T20I - 0, IPL - 0, CL - 0,
Career Span [Test, 2003 - 2012], [ODI, 2003 - 2009], [T20I, 2007 - 2012], [IPL, 2009], [CL, 2009],

Fidel Edwards had a dream start to his career when he was called up to the West Indies Test side in 2003, after having played just one first-class game for Barbados. His five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka was impressive enough to earn him an ODI debut, where he bagged six wickets against Zimbabwe in the same year.

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Fidel Edwards Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

  M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St
Test 55 88 28 394 30 v IND 0 0 48 2 6.56 28.20 10 0
ODI 50 22 14 73 13 v NZ 0 0 5 0 9.12 45.62 4 0
T20I 20 4 2 10 7* v ENG 0 0 1 0 5.00 111.11 5 0
IPL 6 2 1 4 3* v BLR 0 0 0 0 4.00 80.00 - -
CL 2 2 1 8 8* v SOM 0 0 1 0 8.00 100.00 - -

Bowling Performance

  I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R
Test 97 1600.2 183 6249 165 7/87 v NZ 11 12 37.87 3.90 58.19
ODI 49 356.2 23 1812 60 6/22 v ZIM 5 2 30.20 5.08 35.63
T20I 20 60 0 497 16 3/23 v AUS 2 0 31.06 8.28 22.50
IPL 6 23.2 1 154 5 2/27 v MUM 0 0 30.80 6.60 28.00
CL 2 6 0 55 3 3/32 v TT 1 0 18.33 9.16 12.00

Fidel Edwards Profile

Fidel Edwards had a dream start to his career when he was called up to the West Indies Test side in 2003, after having played just one first-class game for Barbados. His five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka was impressive enough to earn him an ODI debut, where he bagged six wickets against Zimbabwe in the same year.

Also known as “Castro”, this right-arm fast bowler from Barbados is capable of swinging the ball both ways but does not consider himself as an out-an-out pacer. Edwards was given many opportunities to prove himself, but he failed to make the most of them and eventually lost his spot in the Test as well as ODI side by 2007. He was also left out of the World Cup squad, but returned with figures of 5 for 45 against England in an ODI at Lord's. During the Test series against New Zealand in 2008-09, he reached 100 Test wickets, also achieving his best bowling figures of 7 for 87. A handy lower-order batsman, he has often saved West Indies from Test defeats.

Edwards soon became the senior bowler in the side and his approach became slightly aggressive. However, his consistency was soon hampered by a back injury that he picked up in the 2009 World Twenty20. He returned to Barbados for treatment, but left it midway to represent Deccan Chargers in that year's Champions League T20. Unfortunately, another injury came knocking in the tournament, which ruled him out of action for a long time. He then made a comeback in 2011, taking 19 wickets in three Tests against India. In 2013, he was usurped by the Rajasthan Royals for IPL season six.
 

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