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England in West Indies 2015

Simmons encouraged despite 'startling' Grenada collapse

Apr 29, 2015: Phil Simmons could be forgiven for phoning his old friends at Ireland and asking if his former job was still available. Less than a month into his new role as West Indies head coach, the sheer enormity of his task has become apparent

George Dobell in Barbados

West Indies lacking in self-belief despite draw

Apr 19, 2015: The Antigua result may have restored some pride, but the batsmen were careless on many occasions and the bowlers guilty of letting the game drift

Tony Cozier

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 4th day

'We will learn about the team tomorrow' - Simmons

Apr 16, 2015: West Indies would have to set a new record if they are to win the first Test against England but their coach, at least, feels they could do it

George Dobell at North Sound

England in West Indies 2015

Discipline, pride key for West Indies' turnaround - Simmons

Apr 12, 2015: Discipline and pride will be the key to West Indies' revival, according to their new head coach, Phil Simmons

George Dobell in Antigua

Chance for 'mediocre' West Indies to show up England

Mar 29, 2015: The incoming ECB chairman's belittling pre-series comments could motivate the hosts to show the resolve lacking in recent months

Tony Cozier

Young captain and dysfunctional system challenge Simmons

Mar 22, 2015: West Indies' new coach has a plateful of problems to tackle and not much time to warm up

Tony Cozier

West Indies news

Simmons leaves Ireland for West Indies

Mar 20, 2015: Phil Simmons is to leave his role as Ireland coach to become the new head coach of West Indies following the World Cup. Simmons, from Trinidad, enjoyed success in his eight years with Ireland and leaves them as the leading Associate nation.

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Ireland news

Simmons leaves tour of NZ to be with ill mother

Oct 21, 2014: Ireland coach Phil Simmons will leave Ireland's tour of Australia and New Zealand and return to his native Trinidad & Tobago to be with his ill mother

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West Indies v Ireland, 1st T20, Kingston

Simmons hails victory over world champions

Feb 19, 2014: Phil Simmons, the Ireland coach, has hailed the upset win over the West Indies as a mammoth and much-needed confidence booster ahead of the World Twenty20 in March

Renaldo Matadeen

Ireland news

Ireland to play in West Indies 50-over competition

Dec 19, 2013: Ireland have accepted an invitation to play in the West Indies' domestic 50-over competition, which will run from the end of January to mid-February

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Ireland news

Simmons signs two-year extension as Ireland coach

Dec 7, 2013: Phil Simmons has signed a new two-year contract to extend his term as Ireland coach until the end of the 2015 domestic season

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England tour of Ireland 2013

Ireland aim for 'embarrassing' case

Aug 30, 2013: Ireland will hope to gain greater global recognition when they take on England and Scotland in September for a handful of one-dayers

Andrew McGlashan

Ireland yearn for Test recognition

Jun 3, 2013: The top Associate team have big ambitions of playing five-day cricket, but without a clear pathway to the next level, their players are growing frustrated

Ger Siggins

Ireland v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Dublin

Important to show our improvement - Simmons

May 22, 2013: Ireland coach Phil Simmons believes his side has made enough progress in recent years to start beating Test-playing nations on a regular basis

Ryan Bailey

Ireland news

Mooney included in Ireland squad

May 14, 2013: Ireland have named an unchanged 14-man squad to take on Pakistan in two ODIs at the end of the month

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Ireland news

Sorensen gets 'A' contract after Rankin retirement

Feb 14, 2013: Ireland have awarded medium-pacer Max Sorensen a category A central contract for the first time, as they prepare for life without Boyd Rankin

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Ireland news

Ireland map out path to Tests

Jan 24, 2012: Cricket Ireland has set out its strategy to bring full Test status by 2020

David Hopps

ICC World Cup 2015

Simmons lashes out at 'despicable' ICC

Apr 5, 2011: Ireland's coach Phil Simmons has joined the clamour of condemnation following the decision to limit the 2015 World Cup to just the ten Test-playing nations, describing the move as "despicable"

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Ireland v Netherlands, Group B, World Cup 2011, Kolkata

Ireland ready for the big guys - Simmons

Mar 17, 2011: Ireland ought to play more often against the bigger teams because they've won their respect given how they've performed in this World Cup, coach Phil Simmons has said

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ICC Intercontinental Cup 2010

Ireland deny undue pressure over Zimbabwe trip

Sep 3, 2010: Warren Deutrom, Cricket Ireland's chief executive, has denied that the Irish cricket team was placed under any undue pressure to travel to Zimbabwe for an Intercontinental Cup match and one-day series in September

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