Phil Simmons

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Birthday
18, 1963
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1963 (age 56)
Birthplace
Trinidad And Tobago

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

His nephew is West Indies player Lendl Simmons.

Associated With

He was teammates with Viv Richards at the 1987 Cricket World Cup.