Fidel Edwards called up to replace Ravi Rampau
Tue, Jul 31, '12
Kingston, Jamaica — The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel today called up fast bowler Fidel Edwards to replace Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man squad for the second and final Digicel Test match against New Zealand.
Rampaul played in the West Indies victory in the first Digicel Test at Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground. He took four wickets in the match, but has been ruled out of the second match with groin injury.
Edwards, 30, has played 54 Test matches with 158 wickets at 38.37 each. His best bowling figures of 7-87 came against New Zealand at McLean Park, Napier in December, 2008.
The second Digicel Test match will be played at Sabina Park, starting on Thursday. First ball is 10 am (11 am Eastern Caribbean Time).
Darren Sammy (captain)
Denesh Ramdin (vice captain)