|Full name||Edward Charles Rainsford|
14 December 1984 |
Kadoma, Mashonaland, Zimbabwe
|Bowling style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|ODI debut (cap 83)||29 May 2004 v Australia|
|Last ODI||30 September 2010 v Ireland|
|T20I debut (cap 26)||12 June 2010 v India|
|Last T20I||8 October 2010 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
|2009–11||Mid West Rhinos|
|Source: Cricinfo, 5 August 2011|
He is primarily a right arm medium-fast seam bowler with a 22.03 first-class average whose skill in yorkers is well documented.
During the 2006 Zimbabwean tour of Bangladesh, he left the tour early to fulfil a club contract in England with North London side Harefield CC. He took 33 wickets in 17 games, including a spectacular 4 wickets in 4 consecutive balls.
Edward Rainsford was ruled out of the World Cup 2011 due to an ankle injury, he was sent to fly home.
- Second XI Championship matches played by Edward Rainsford – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
- Bowling for Gloucestershire Second XI in Second Eleven Championship 2008 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
- Bowling for Zimbabwe Under-19s at the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2003/04 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 August 2011.