It will be difficult to bounce back, says Edwards

Nov 13, 2011, 06:20 IST | Agni Pandey

West Indies' premiere pace bowler Fidel Edwards agreed that it will be difficult to bounce back after losing the first Test in New Delhi recently.

Fidel Edwards takes a catch during a training session on
Saturday. Pic/AFP

But Edwards promised the visitors will keep pushing Team India in the second Test, which begins at the Eden Gardens here tomorrow. "It's going to be very tough for us as a team, playing against the No 2 team in the world and seeing that they are one-up.

"But as you saw, we pushed them in the first Test. We did well as a unit and fought well. We have come here to play good cricket and hopefully we can push them again and you never know what's going to happen," Edwards told reporters on Saturday.

Sticking to our plans
The 29-year-old pacer, who will play his 50th Test on Monday, praised the fast bowling unit. "We've been doing very well as a bowling unit. We have stuck to our plans, doing what the team requires at the moment and just bowling together as a batch," he said before adding, "The wickets have kept pretty low.

It's been pretty hard, playing against (Rahul) Dravid, Sachin (Tendulkar), (VVS) Laxman to an extent. "These guys are great, they have been scoring runs all over. They are playing on home ground so, it's going to be very tough. But once the ball starts to reverse, we can put them under pressure."

Edwards said Dravid is the most difficult batsman to bowl to in international cricket. "Dravid is probably the most difficult batsman (to bowl to). It's very hard to get him out," Edwards said.


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