Fidel Edwards eyes comeback to West Indies team

West Indies' Fidel Edwards appeals during the first day of the second cricket test match agains Bangladesh, in Khulna, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
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Former West Indies fast bowler, Fidel Edwards wants to return to international cricket for the first time in almost 10 years.

Edwards, 39, who has made himself available for West Indies, last represented the regional team in 2012, said he was as fit as he has ever been and believed he could play a part in the West Indies’ Twenty20 World Cup campaign later this year,

He also hopes to return to the Indian Premier League (IPL). He last played a match in the tournament in 2009 where he was part of the Deccan Charges side that won the tournament but will put himself into the auction this year.

Edwards recently represented Delhi Bulls in the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament.

He told ESPNcricinfo, “I have spoken to Kieron Pollard and Head Coach, Phil Simmons and let them know that, if there’s an opportunity I’m ready.”

“I still love the game and I’m still doing what I do best; bowling quickly and taking wickets,” he said.

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