Renowned West Indies cricket writer and commentator today passed away at the age of 75 following a long illness.
Cozier covered almost every West Indies series since 1962, and is one of the most respected cricket writer, broadcaster and historian to have come out of the Caribbean.
He had been hospitalised on May 3 for tests related to infections in the neck and legs.
Cozier, whose father Jimmy was also a cricket writer, began his commentary career with the Australia tour of the West Indies in 1965.
“Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Tony Cozier today,” the ICC posted on Twitter. “One of the truly great voices of cricket. A huge loss for the cricket community,” the world body added.
“So so Sad ... Forget all the Great players .. Tony Cozier was the reason I loved West Indian Cricket ...