said that West Indies’ head coach Phil Simmons‘s job is totally safe despite the chief of Barbados ****ociation is demanding his removal as soon as possible after attending a funeral in England.
On Friday (26-07-2020), he went to attend his father-in-law’s funeral. After attending the funeral, he is self-isolating in the hotel room at Old Trafford.
On Sunday (28-07-2020), the Cricket West Indies (CWI) had said that Trinidadian Simmons had taken permission before the s** of the tour but Conde Riley, the chief of Barbados Cricket ****ociation said that this kind of behavior had been reckless and inconsiderate to go to a funeral in this critical situation of COVID-19 pandemic.
On Wednesday (01-07-2020), President of Cricket West Indies, Ricky Skerritt said “ I want to give ****urance to all the West Indies cricket fans that still Phil Simmons has the complete backing of Cricket West Indies. It doesn’t matter what has been said.”
Ricky Skerritt Statement:
“When all of the things are said and done, the job of Phil is not endangered by that letter in any way. Nine months before, he has gone through a very tough recruitment procedure and proved himself as the best man we could have got for the position. Still, he is the best man.”
Simmons has gone through COVID-19