Phil Simmons enters self-isolation

Sun, Jun 28, '20

 

Media Watch

Alzarri Joseph has downplayed the significance of the news that West Indies head coach Phil Simmons is self-isolating in his Old Trafford hotel room as a health precaution.

Simmons left the West Indies' bubble to attend a funeral on Friday and has been self-isolating since then in his room on-site. He will watch the squad's second intra-squad warm-up game from his balcony this week and will be permitted to join back up with the group on Thursday if he returns two negative Covid-19 tests.

That means that the burden will fall on assistant coaches Roddy Estwick and Rayon Griffith ahead of the four-day, first-class fixture that starts on Monday, with Floyd Reifer helping out as batting coach.

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