Lendl Simmons

Narine, Pollard, Simmons to face Pakistan

Mystery spinner Sunil Narine who has been playing domestic cricket for Queen’s Park will represent the West Indies against Pakistan in the upcoming four-match T20 series in the West Indies, starting later this month.

Pakistan will be four T20s, three ODIs and three Test matches in the Caribbean and the first of the T20s take place on March 26 at Kensington Oval in Barbados. The next three matches will be played at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port-of-Spain.

Lendl Simmons reveals that Virat Kohli's "arrogance" fired him up in T20 World Cup Semis

West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons has revealed that it was the "arrogance" of India's Virat Kohli that fired him up for his match-winning 82 runs in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup.

When Simmons came in to bat, West Indies were reeling at 19 for 2 while chasing 193 but he scored an unbeaten 51-ball 82 to guide the West Indies to the final at India's expense.

Injury rules Simmons out 2016 Indian Premier League

National cricketer Lendl Simmons has been ruled out of the 2016 Indian Premier League due to injury.

Simmons is part of the defending champions, the Mumbai Indians team.

He had missed out on the major part of the ICC World T20 due to a back injury, before almost single-handedly earning the West Indies a place in the final with a match-winning knock of 82 off 51 balls against hosts India.

Simmons’ record in the IPL is one of the best as he has scored 942 runs in 22 matches at an impressive average of 47.10 scoring 1 hundred and 9 fifties.

Lendl Simmons dropped from World Cup squad with back injury

West Indies have dropped batsman Lendl Simmons from their Twenty20 World Cup squad owing to a back injury, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday.

"The 31-year-old right-handed top-order batsman will remain in Trinidad to continue his rehabilitation," the WICB said.

"A replacement player will be named in the coming days," it said in a statement.

Simmons, who has played 34 T20Is with a top score of 77, joins all-rounder Kieron Pollard on the sidelines after a knee injury forced him to decline signing a player contract for the tournament in India.