Injury

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.

Andrew Lewis' "Believe" documentary shows how he was injured in Brazil

T&T Laser Sailor, Andrew Lewis has posted a documentary on Youtube, showing footage of how he got injured in December last year and how he has regained his fitness through determination and faith.

The documentary is entitled, "Believe - A Short Documentary on Andrew Lewis" and was uploaded today on Lewis' Youtube page.

Lewis says as an introduction, "On the 13th of December 2015 Andrew Lewis almost lost his life in a freak accident. Here is the story."

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.