Cricket commentator Tony Cozier passes at age 75

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 00:00

Esteemed commentator and the voice of West Indies cricket, Tony Cozier, has passed away, aged 75. 

Winston Anthony Cozier was born in July 1940 in Barbados and became one of cricket's great voices.

Cozier is said to have covered almost every cricket series involving the West Indies series since 1962. 

He has donned many hats during his lifetime, and is one of the most respected cricket writers, broadcasters and historians to have come out of the Caribbean.

Cozier had been under doctors’ care at the Bayview Hospital in Beckles Road for some time.

His passing has brought a flood of condolences from cricket aficionados across the world on social media sites.