Coach Phil Simmons thrilled with Windies character
Coach Phil Simmons thrilled with Windies character

 West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has praised the character of his side after they beat England by five wickets in the third Test here Sunday, to level the three-match series.

West Indies drop spinner Sulieman Benn for second test
West Indies drop spinner Sulieman Benn for second test

West Indies have dropped spinner Sulieman Benn for the second test against England starting in Grenada on Tuesday.

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was added to the squad which drew the first match of the series in Antigua last week.

ICC World Cup: West Indies-bound Phil Simmons backs Associates for next World Cup
ICC World Cup: West Indies-bound Phil Simmons backs Associates for next World Cup

Newly-appointed West Indies coach Phil Simmons encouraged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to keep faith with Associates teams for the next World Cup.

England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies
England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has described the West Indies Test side as "mediocre", adding there will be "some enquires" if England do not win the upcoming series in the Caribbean.

West Indies name Phil Simmons as coach
West Indies name Phil Simmons as coach

West Indies have named former opening batsman Phil Simmons as their head coach on a three-year contract, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday.

ICC World Cup: Phil Simmons` West Indies move "not a done deal", says Ireland
ICC World Cup: Phil Simmons` West Indies move "not a done deal", says Ireland

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.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact

Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that`s nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches.

Former all-rounder Simmons set to be new Windies coach
Former all-rounder Simmons set to be new Windies coach

Bridgetown (Barbados)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.

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.