England vs West Indies: Phil Simmons hopes Jason Holder can get on top of Ben stokes in battle of all-rounders
In a battle of all-rounders, West Indies coach Phil Simmons hopes that it's Jason Holder who comes out on top against Ben Stokes in the three-match Test series.
England vs West Indies: Windies must rekindle Headingley's spirit from previous tour, says coach Phil Simmons
Simmons said West Indies are drawing strength from the way they hit back from that first Test thrashing at Edgbaston in 2017 to claim a stunning victory in the second Test at Headingley when they chased down 322
England vs West Indies: Windies coach Phil Simmons rejoins squad after quarantine, clearing COVID-19 tests
Windies coach Phil Simmons had been allowed to attend the funeral of his father-in-law before the team's departure for the UK, and had to undergo mandatory quarantine and clear COVID-19 tests before rejoining the squad.
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has entered self-isolation after attending a funeral but fast bowler Alzarri Joseph said it would not hamper the team’s preparation for the three-test series against England.
Holder didn't bowl when his team fielded in the second innings and wasn't required to bat on the final day of the three-day match on Thursday.
Simmons said they have stepped up their preparation with just two weeks left for the series.
England vs West Indies: Pacer Shannon Gabriel going at full tilt, set to join Test squad, says Windies coach Phil Simmons
Shannon Gabriel arrived in England as one of 11 reserve players, with doubts about his fitness following an ankle injury.
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons says he was racially abused while playing league cricket in England
Simmons, currently the head coach of the touring West Indies team, did not specify in which English league he was racially targeted.
England vs West Indies: Oshane Thomas says he desires to be counted among the greats, eyes Test debut in upcoming series
Oshane Thomas has so far represented West Indies in white-ball cricket after bursting onto the scene in 2018 but he is yet to play in the traditional format, considered to be the holy grail.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Expectancy over resumption of live action high, people want some kind of sport to go on, says West Indies coach Phil Simmons
Starved of live sporting action for weeks owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans will have high expectations when sport resumes behind closed doors, feels West Indies head coach Phil Simmons.
Former India fielding coach Trevor Penney has been appointed as the assistant coach of West Indies cricket team for limited-overs formats.
India vs West Indies: Our 'best' might not be enough to beat hosts but outcome won't 'influence' chosen path, says coach Phil Simmons
West Indies showed a lot of promise to go one-up in Chennai but the home team bounced back strongly to post a mammoth 387/5 en route to a series-levelling 107-run victory in Visakhapatnman.
India vs West Indies: Kieron Pollard's Wankhede experience with Mumbai Indians will help Windies bowlers, says Phil Simmons
Pollard has played a lot at the Wankhede Stadium as he has been part of the Mumbai Indians IPL squad and Simmons said his experience will help the visiting bowlers.
India vs West Indies: Fabian Allen not yet fit to feature in 3rd T20, says Windies coach Phil Simmons
Fabian Allen, a left-arm spinner, was part of the West Indies squad that took on Afghanistan in Lucknow earlier this month but had to pull out after playing the first game because of knee trouble.
India vs West Indies: Windies coach Phil Simmons hopes his bowlers do not to get 'too scared' of Virat Kohli ahead of series-opener
Stating that Kohli is a difficult proposition to dismiss, Simmons jovially listed some out of the box ideas to get the prolific batsman out. India and the West Indies will play a three T20 Internationals followed by three one-dayers starting here on Friday.
India vs West Indies: Monty Desai appointed as Windies batting coach ahead of limited-overs series against Virat Kohli and Co
The West Indies on Wednesday named Monty Desai as their batting coach ahead of the limited-overs series against India beginning here on Friday.
West Indies coach Phil Simmons praises Indian pace attack, says Jasprit Bumrah-led pack 'exciting for world cricket'
West Indies head coach Phil Simmons, who is impressed with India's pace attack said that the latter makes world cricket exciting.
Simmions led the Windies to the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup before being booted out amid tensions with his paymasters.
Phil Simmons has returned to take charge of the West Indies three years after being dismissed in controversial circumstances, Cricket West Indies announced on Monday.
Klusener replaces former head coach Phil Simmons who stepped down following Afghanistan's disappointing show at the ICC Cricket World Cup in England. They finished last in the 10-team tournament and failed to win even a single match.