Coach Phil Simmons has resigned

West Indies head Coach, Phil Simmons.
West Indies Head Coach, Phil Simmons.
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West Indies Men’s Cricket Team Coach, Phil Simmons has resigned.
Cricket West Indies ((CWI) confirmed the coach’s exit in a media release last week
Simmons’ resignation came days after the regional side failed to make it past the qualifying phase of the International Cricket Council T20 World Cup
In his most recent stint as coach, Simmons led the regional team from 2019-2022. He was previously coach of the team from 2015-2016,
However, Simmons will have one last chance as he will remain in charge for the two-match Test series against Australia from Nov. 30 – Dec. 12.
Simmons apologized for the team’s poor performance in the World Cup in the qualifier, which saw defeats to Scotland and Ireland.
He said his decision to resign was not solely because of the disastrous World Cup campaign.
“I have been considering for some time and now is the time to make public that I will step down as West Indies coach at the end of the Test Series against Australia,” said Simmons

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