Former professional cricketer who represented the West Indies in Tests from 1988-1997 and ODIs from 1987-1999. He was named as one of 1997's Wisden Cricketers of the Year. He became a coach after retiring and had a successful run with Ireland.
He was an exceptional multi-sport athlete and got his start playing cricket with the regional team East Zone. He started his first-class career with Trinidad & Tobago in 1983.
His heart temporarily stopped after being hit in the head by a delivery in Bristol in 1988. He underwent emergency surgery and made a full recovery.
His nephew is West Indies player Lendl Simmons.
He was teammates with Viv Richards at the 1987 Cricket World Cup.