PHIL SIMMONS

  • Phil Simmons' West Indies move 'not a done deal', says Cricket Ireland Yesterday

    Canberra: Cricket Ireland has refused to comment on speculation that their coach Phil Simmons may be heading home to the Caribbean after the World Cup to coach the West Indies, saying nothing had been finalised yet. Media reports over the past few days have suggested that Simmons is one of the...
  • World Cup: Former all-rounder Phil Simmons set to be new West Indies coach February 20, 2015

    Bridgetown: Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons is to be appointed the new head coach of the embattled Caribbean cricket side and is set to take over following the World Cup. A source with intimate knowledge of the recruitment and selection process confirmed to CMC that Simmons' appointment was virtually "a...
  • Australia's Brett Lee to aid Ireland in World Cup run-up February 6, 2015

    London: Brett Lee became the latest former Australia cricketer to be handed a World Cup role with another side when it was revealed on Thursday that he would serve as Ireland's bowling coach in the lead-up to the tournament. Cricket Ireland's announcement that they had secured the recently retired fast...
  • World Cup squads: Porterfield skipper as Ireland name their final 15 January 5, 2015

    Ireland coach Phil Simmons has kept faith with the squad touring the United Arab Emirates for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The 15 players in the UAE will stay in the squad for the World Cup, which starts in February. There is no place for experienced pace bowler...
  • Historic win is confidence booster for World T20: Irish coach February 21, 2014

    Kingston: Ireland's coach, Phil Simmons, has described the upset win over the West Indies as a muchneeded 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 West...
  • Ireland to host Sri Lanka in oneday series January 4, 2014

    Sri Lanka will play in Ireland for the first time in 35 years after it was announced they would meet in a twomatch oneday 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 for...
  • ICC congratulates Ireland on 2015 WC qualification July 10, 2013

    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 giantkilling performances of the 2007 and 2011 edition. Ireland became the first Affiliate side to qualify for the...
  • Ireland to host Australia A in four-day game March 4, 2013

    Ireland will host Australia's A side this summer after Cricket Ireland announced a four-day game at Stormont in Belfast starting June 14. The match will give Aussie fringe players a chance to stake their claim and acclimatise to conditions before the Ashes series starts at Trent Bridge in England on...
  • Ireland to play two ODIs against Pakistan at home in May January 21, 2013

    Dublin: Ireland will play two oneday internationals at home against Pakistan in May, Cricket Ireland said Monday. Pakistan will use the matches at yet to be specified venues on May 23 and May 26 as preparation for the ICC Champions Trophy starting on June 6."It's fantastic news for Irish cricket, and...
  • Phil Simmons blames timing of World T20 September 26, 2012

    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. ...
  • Simmons predicts great future for Ireland January 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Pleased with the progress of Ireland in cricket, the team's coach and former West Indies opener Phil Simmons has predicted that the island nation would be ready to play Tests in five years' time. "I can see this team being ready for Test cricket in five years sooner if...