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Edward Lisle Goldsworthy Hoad (January 29, 1896 – March 5, 1986) was a West Indian cricketer who played in West Indies' inaugural Test tour of England. He was the captain in the West Indies' first home Test in 1930. In all he played four Tests.[1]

Teddy Hoad
ELG Hoad of West Indies.jpg
Personal information
Full nameEdward Lisle Goldsworthy Hoad
Born(1896-01-29)29 January 1896
Richmond, Saint Michael, Barbados
Died5 March 1986(1986-03-05) (aged 90)
Bridgetown, Barbados
International information
National side
Test debut21 July 1928 v England
Last Test22 July 1933 v England
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 4 62
Runs scored 98 3,502
Batting average 12.25 38.91
100s/50s 0/0 8/14
Top score 36 174*
Balls bowled 0 3,405
Wickets 53
Bowling average 35.98
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 5/84
Catches/stumpings 1/– 25/–
Source: CricketArchive, 10 January 2010

Hoad was born in Richmond, Saint Michael, Barbados. Although he had modest Test performances, he had some impressive results in first-class matches against English sides in both the 1928 and 1929-30 tours, scoring 149 not out against Worcestershire in 1928 and 147 for Barbados in 1930.

He died in Bridgetown, Barbados at the age of ninety. His son also played for Barbados.


  1. ^ "Obituaries, 1986". Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 January 2018.

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