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A sacking the WICB could have done without

Sep 15, 2016: Getting rid of Phil Simmons as coach for not toeing the line was an inappropriate move by the board, which needed to fix its administration first

Garth Wattley

West Indies news

Simmons' vision did not 'align' with WICB's - Muirhead

Sep 14, 2016: WICB chief executive officer Michael Muirhead has said there was no one specific reason for the termination of coach Phil Simmons' contract, nor was it a sudden development

Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies news

Simmons sacked as West Indies coach

Sep 13, 2016: West Indies coach Phil Simmons has been sacked due to "differences in culture and strategic approach", the WICB has confirmed

Colin Benjamin and Nagraj Gollapudi

West Indies v India, 1st T20I, Lauderhill

'Good to have all the senior guys back' - Simmons

Aug 26, 2016: West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has said having more seniors in the T20 side compared to the Test squad is a good feeling as it "makes things easy" for him for the two upcoming T20Is against India in Lauderhill, Florida

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v India, 4th Test, Port of Spain, 5th day

Gap between Test and domestic quality causing inconsistency - Simmons

Aug 22, 2016: Phil Simmons, the West Indies head coach, has expressed concern over the up-and-down nature of the team's performances over the course of the Test series against India

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Port of Spain

West Indies v India, 2nd Test, Kingston, 2nd day

Bowlers learning about being patient in Test cricket - Simmons

Jul 31, 2016: Phil Simmons, West Indies' head coach, has said his bowlers have done well to keep India's batsmen quiet on day two of the Sabina Park Test

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Kingston

West Indies v Australia, ODI tri-series, Basseterre

Pressure was on top four to set us up - Simmons

Jun 14, 2016: West Indies coach Phil Simmons lauded the side's top order for driving their four-wicket win over Australia in the ODI tri-series match in Basseterre

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v South Africa, ODI tri-series, Providence

Simmons hails Narine's 'grit and determination'

Jun 4, 2016: Phil Simmons, West Indies' head coach, has praised Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard for their contributions in West Indies' four-wicket win against South Africa in Providence

ESPNcricinfo staff

'West Indies' strength is limited-overs cricket'

Apr 13, 2016: Coach Phil Simmons talks about the direction the team needs to take, and the problem of not having the best group of players representing the region in all formats

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

'My role is to run the business and your role is to play cricket to the best of your ability'

Apr 7, 2016: In the second part of a two-part interview, West Indies board president Dave Cameron talks about the CPL money the players receive, and why he keeps his distance from them

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

England v West Indies, World T20 2016 final, Kolkata

Eoin Morgan v Phil Simmons - revisited

Apr 2, 2016: There is plenty of history between England's limited-overs captain and the man who will coach the opposition in the World T20 final

Tim Wigmore

Afghanistan v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Nagpur

Will use spin to restrict WI - Stanikzai

Mar 26, 2016: A slow surface that makes strokeplay difficult and large outfields in Nagpur can be turned into Afghanistan's favour

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Nagpur

West Indies

The year from hell

Jan 3, 2016: Even by their depressing standards of recent times, 2015 was a shocker for West Indies

Garth Wattley

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day

Holder doing a good job - Simmons

Dec 27, 2015: Amid the recent failures, West Indies captain Jason Holder has tried to lead by example, and his coach Phil Simmons admires his courage in doing so

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, MCG

Simmons hopeful of better body language from West Indies

Dec 23, 2015: West Indies coach Phil Simmons said they had spoken to the team about their poor body language and hoped the team would lift themselves.

Brydon Coverdale in Melbourne

Victoria XI v West Indians, Geelong

Simmons disappointed four-day game was not scheduled

Dec 20, 2015: West Indies coach Phil Simmons has said he asked for a four-day tour match during the team's long break between the Hobart and Melbourne Tests, but they had to settle for a two-day fixture against a second-string Victoria XI in Geelong

ESPNcricinfo staff

Simmons says his piece; WICB's move now

Nov 29, 2015: The West Indies coach, under investigation by the board, has presented his case for why he believes there is interference in selection

Tony Cozier

Long, hard road ahead for West Indies

Nov 15, 2015: They head to Australia with key players out of sorts and the rest raw

Tony Cozier

West Indies news

Simmons reinstated as West Indies coach

Nov 10, 2015: Phil Simmons has been reinstated as West Indies' coach by the WICB. Simmons was suspended as coach in September after he had expressed his unhappiness with the ODI squad selected for the Sri Lanka tour

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

Simmons not reinstated yet - WICB CEO

Nov 2, 2015: Michael Muirhead, the CEO of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), has clarified that - contrary to media reports - Phil Simmons has not yet been reinstated as the head coach of the national side

Nagraj Gollapudi
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