Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes makes full recovery
Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes makes full recovery

 Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons said he hopes Australia's Phil Hughes makes a full recovery from the head injury sustained Tuesday during a domestic first class fixture.

Historic win is confidence booster for World T20: Irish coach

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 would be ready to play Tests in five years: Simmons

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.

Ireland welcomes ICC`s decision on associates

Ireland`s cricketers are delighted with the ICC`s decision to reinstate associates in the 2015 World Cup and said the U-turn by the world body is a victory for all the associate nations.

ICC decision to leave out non-full members despicable: Simmons

Phil Simmons has slammed the International Cricket Council by terming its decision to leave out its non-full members from the 2015 World Cup as "despicable".

We need more games against big boys: Simmons

Ireland coach Phil Simmons urged the ICC to provide his side enough opportunities to play against the strong teams.