Marshall: Simmons was out of order
IT MAY BE business as usual for West Indies cricket but the latest controversy to swirl around the region’s game was a regrettable affair and Phil Simmons should be blamed for much of it.
In essence, the suspended West Indies coach was “out of order” to have made public statements about the team for the Sri Lankan tour and to have done so at a time when it was a confidential matter wasn’t in keeping with “best practice.”
That blunt assessment of the latest controversy to hit the region’s cricket came from Tony Marshall, a former member of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), who is now Barbados’ ambassador to the United Nations in New York.
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