Former West Indies coach, Phil Simmons Shortlisted for India’s Top Cricket Job


Former West Indies player and coach, Phil Simmons, is among six short listed for India’s coaching job.

The other five are,  New Zealand coach Mike Hesson, former Australia all-rounder and Sri Lanka coach Tom Moody.

Former India team manager Lalchand Rajput.

Former India fielding coach Robin Singh and of course Ravi Shastri.
The Kapil Dev-led Cricket Advisory Committee will interview all six candidates at the BCCI headquarters on Friday.

Simmons is a late entry into the process.

The 56-year-old has had successful stints with Ireland and Afghanistan cricket teams.

Simmons had a brief stint with the West Indies team as well, guiding them to victory in the 2016 World T20 tournament in India before taking over as head coach of the Afghanistan national team in 2017.

Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.

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