Phil Simmons

  • Historic win is confidence booster for World T20: Irish coach 21-02-2014 10:35 AM

    Kingston: Ireland's coach, Phil Simmons, has described the upset win over the West Indies as a much-needed confidence booster ahead of next month's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Ireland steamrolled the World T20 champions by six wickets in the first of two T20 Internationals at Sabina Park Tuesday. Simmons, the former...
  • Ireland to host Sri Lanka in one-day series 04-01-2014 12:12 PM

    Sri Lanka will play in Ireland for the first time in 35 years after it was announced they would meet in a two-match one-day international series in May. Ireland will use the matches, to be played on May 6 and 8 at Clontarf in Dublin, as part of their preparations...
  • ICC congratulates Ireland on 2015 WC qualification 10-07-2013 04:56 PM

    Dubai: The ICC on Wednesday congratulated Ireland for becoming the first associate team to qualify for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, saying they played "extremely well" and hoped the side will repeat their giant-killing performances of the 2007 and 2011 edition. Ireland became the first Affiliate side to qualify for...
  • Phil Simmons blames timing of World T20 26-09-2012 09:00 AM

    Former West Indies allrounder and current Ireland coach also feels that West Indies have one of the strongest sides on paper and have decent chance to win the title if rain stays away. ...