10 Things You Didn’t Know About Philippe-Henri “Phil” Edmonds

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  1. Phillipe-Henri Edmonds (born 8 March 1951) is a former cricketer.
  2. Edmonds was born in Lusaka.
  3. Edmonds represented England at international level and Middlesex at county level.
  4. Edmonds was educated at Gilbert Rennie High School.
  5. He moved to England in 1966 and completed his secondary education at Cranbrook School in Kent before enrolling at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge as a student of land economy.
  6. Edmonds made his first-class debut for Cambridge University against Warwickshire on 24 April 1971.
  7. At county level, Edmonds’ Middlesex career coincided with that of John Emburey.
  8. Although Edmonds was more renown for his exploits with the ball, he could also deliver on occasion with the bat when needed.
  9. He is married to the author Frances Edmonds.
  10. Since retiring from cricket, Edmonds has enjoyed a successful career in business, serving as chairman of Middlesex Holdings, White Nile Petroleum Company and Middlesex County Cricket Club.