We must know our final 15 or 16 ahead of T20 World Cup, says Windies coach Simmons | Cricket News – Times of India

ST. JOHN’S (Antigua): West Indies coach Phil Simmons feels the upcoming series against Sri Lanka will help the side to pick out the best XI for the T20 World Cup scheduled to be held in India later this year. West Indies and Sri Lanka will lock horns with each other in a three-match T20I series … Read more We must know our final 15 or 16 ahead of T20 World Cup, says Windies coach Simmons | Cricket News – Times of India

Bangladesh ‘upbeat’ for 2nd Test vs West Indies | Cricket News – Times of India

DHAKA: Bangladesh aren’t dwelling on their stunning defeat to West Indies. In fact, they are upbeat. Captain Mominul Haque says his side is determined to salvage the two-match Test series when the second Test starts on Thursday. They’ve had a few days to regroup since Sunday’s loss in Chattogram. Kyle Mayers became the first batsman … Read more Bangladesh ‘upbeat’ for 2nd Test vs West Indies | Cricket News – Times of India

West Indies cricket team cleared to train in New Zealand after negative COVID tests

The majority of the West Indies team and management arrived in New Zealand last Friday and have been in isolation in Christchurch. The West Indies squad will be allowed to commence training in small groups after they all tested negative for the novel coronavirus on their initial check at their biosecure facility, New Zealand Cricket … Read more West Indies cricket team cleared to train in New Zealand after negative COVID tests

England vs West Indies: England vs West Indies: Phil Simmons challenges Windies batsmen to save Test series | Cricket News – Times of India

File image of Phil Simmons (TOI Photo) MANCHESTER: West Indies coach Phil Simmons challenged his batsmen to get among the runs as they need to chase down an imposing 399-run target to win the deciding Test against England at Old Trafford. The tourists have their backs to the wall after slumping to 10-2 at the … Read more England vs West Indies: England vs West Indies: Phil Simmons challenges Windies batsmen to save Test series | Cricket News – Times of India

‘I’m Concerned’, Says Phil Simmons on Shai Hope’s Test Form

Manchester: West Indies coach Phil Simmons bemoaned his batsmen’s failure to convert promising starts into major scores during the 113-run defeat by England in the second Test at Old Trafford on Monday, as he warned of possible top-order changes for the series finale. Whereas England built a first-innings total of 469-9 declared on … Read more ‘I’m Concerned’, Says Phil Simmons on Shai Hope’s Test Form

I was disappointed that I could not stay till the end, says West Indian Jermaine Blackwood

He missed out of a well-deserving century during the opening Test against England but West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood is more disappointed about not being able to stay till the target was achieved. Blackwood scored a match-winning 95 in the second innings as West Indies claimed a four-wicket win over England on Sunday. He was … Read more I was disappointed that I could not stay till the end, says West Indian Jermaine Blackwood

Eng vs WI | ‘Means a hell of a lot to us’, says coach Simmons

International cricket is set to return after a pandemic-enforced break of almost four months, with England hosting West Indies in a bio-secure environment for a three-Test series starting Wednesday. In addition to the usual pre-match matters such as team combination and opposition assessment, West Indies has plenty to ponder. The touring side will have to … Read more Eng vs WI | ‘Means a hell of a lot to us’, says coach Simmons

Windies coach Phil Simmons won’t be sacked over funeral attendance | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: West Indies coach Phil Simmons was told Wednesday he was in no danger of losing his job after the Barbados Cricket Association president said the former Test batsman should be sacked for attending his father-in-law’s funeral. Simmons is currently in self-isolation at the team’s on-site hotel at Old Trafford ahead of next week’s first … Read more Windies coach Phil Simmons won’t be sacked over funeral attendance | Cricket News – Times of India

West Indies coach Simmons attends funeral on England tour, CWI board member calls for his removal

A Cricket West Indies board official has sought the “immediate removal” of head coach Phil Simmons for moving out of the team’s bio-secure location to attend his father-in-law’s funeral ahead of the three-Test series against England beginning July 8. Cricket West Indies (CWI) board member Conde Riley, who also heads the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA), … Read more West Indies coach Simmons attends funeral on England tour, CWI board member calls for his removal

Phil Simmons: England vs West Indies: Windies’ coach Phil Simmons tests negative for Covid after attending a funeral | Cricket News – Times of India

MANCHESTER: West Indies coach Phil Simmons is in short-term self-isolation after being allowed to attend the funeral of his father-in-law and has since twice tested negative for coronavirus, team chiefs said Sunday. Prior to the start of their three-Test tour of England, Simmons had already sought permission to leave the team’s bio-secure bubble at Old … Read more Phil Simmons: England vs West Indies: Windies’ coach Phil Simmons tests negative for Covid after attending a funeral | Cricket News – Times of India