Fidel Edwards replaces injured Ravi Rampaul for Jamaica Test

Fidel Edwards replaces injured Ravi Rampaul for Jamaica Test

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Published on: Jul 31, 2012

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West Indies have made one change to their squad for the 2nd Test at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Ravi Rampaul has been ruled out of action following a groin injury. The 27-year-old Trinidadian has been replaced with tearaway quick Fidel Edwards.

By BV Swagath

West Indies have made one change to their squad for the 2nd Test at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Ravi Rampaul has been ruled out of action following a groin injury. The 27-year-old Trinidadian has been replaced with tearaway quick Fidel Edwards.

The hosts had won the 1st Test at North Sound with Ravi Rampaul chipping in with two wickets each in both the innings. Fidel Edwards, who is going to replace Rampaul will have to fight it out for a spot in the playing XI with Tino Best. Edwards could lose out as Tino Best in the recent times shown that he can not only bowl at express speeds but can also bat well at no.11 having scored a career best of 95 against England.

Ravi Rampaul out of 2nd TestThe Second and Final Digicel Test between West Indies and New Zealand will begin on Thursday at Jamaica.

West Indies Squad for 2nd Test at Jamaica: Chris Gayle, Kieran Powell, Adrian Barath, Assad Fudadin, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Marlon Samuels, Narsingh Deonarine, Denesh Ramdin (Wicket Keeper), Darren Sammy (Captain), Tino Best, Fidel Edwards, Kemar Roach, Sunil Narine

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