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Veteran writer and commentator on Caribbean cricket
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A series greater than the 2005 Ashes?

Jul 12, 2015: Was the England-Australia clash of a decade ago really the best of them all? You could argue that the Australia-West Indies series of 1960-61 was as good, if not better

Tony Cozier

West Indies still seeking the fast track to success

Jul 5, 2015: West Indies' decline coincides with the falling away of their quicks. Pitches remain the key, and the pursuit of ideal surfaces continues

Tony Cozier

CPL sans Barbados will not be the same

Jun 28, 2015: The prospect of dropping the loss-making Barbados Tridents from the tournament will be a blow to the country and its partying fans

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CPL the saviour for disenchanted fans

Jun 21, 2015: As the West Indies Test team continues to languish, the only thing that's sustaining the fans' enthusiasm for the game is the carnival T20 tournament

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Are West Indies' T20 stars keen on returning?

Jun 14, 2015: Chris Gayle has stated that he hasn't turned his back on Test cricket, but the intentions of his fellow T20 freelancers are not yet known

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The rebirth of Devendra Bishoo

Jun 10, 2015: He went from being the ICC's best emerging player into oblivion, but he has worked his way back to the top. Now he must look after his vital spinning finger

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West Indies should persist with youth

Jun 7, 2015: Despite the three-day defeat in Dominica, it is too soon for the selectors to panic because it was not all doom and gloom

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Lloyd has always been youth-first

May 30, 2015: In dropping Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Clive Lloyd has not departed from his long-held beliefs

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Australia will test West Indies' resilience

May 24, 2015: Having begun reasonably well under a new head coach, West Indies' challenge will be to sustain the progress they made in the England Tests

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Gayle and KP: dissimilar rebels

May 17, 2015: Both come with big egos and truckloads of controversy, but where Gayle's opponent has been the WICB, Pietersen's run-ins with his team-mates leave a bad aftertaste

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The Chanderpaul conundrum

May 10, 2015: As the 40-year-old sits on the cusp of a West Indies record, his waning batting form will worry the selectors when they pick the squad for the Australia Tests

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One small step for West Indies cricket

May 5, 2015: The series-levelling win against England might not herald a new chapter for the team - it's too early to say - but the spirit shown was a move in the right direction

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Brathwaite, Jordan continue Combermere's rich legacy

May 1, 2015: The two promising players, turning out for opposing teams, are products of the Barbados school that has churned out elite Test cricketers for decades

Tony Cozier

Bouncier pitches will boost West Indies

Apr 26, 2015: New Zealand became a better Test side thanks to livelier surfaces at home that benefited batsmen and bowlers. West Indies can follow their lead

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West Indies lacking in self-belief despite draw

Apr 19, 2015: The Antigua result may have restored some pride, but the batsmen were careless on many occasions and the bowlers guilty of letting the game drift

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England and West Indies start series on similar footing

Apr 12, 2015: Plagued by problems off the field and under-performance on it, both teams have plenty to prove in Antigua

Tony Cozier

Raw young talent should give West Indies hope

Apr 5, 2015: The first-class season threw up a number of players who, if harnessed properly, can possibly help arrest West Indies' slide in international cricket

Tony Cozier

Chance for 'mediocre' West Indies to show up England

Mar 29, 2015: The incoming ECB chairman's belittling pre-series comments could motivate the hosts to show the resolve lacking in recent months

Tony Cozier

Young captain and dysfunctional system challenge Simmons

Mar 22, 2015: West Indies' new coach has a plateful of problems to tackle and not much time to warm up

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Jason Holder's trial by fire

Mar 14, 2015: Thrown in at the deep end, West Indies' young captain has managed to make something of a fist of the job

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In five minutes, Nathan Lyon was twice ruled not-out, controversially. The Twitter world did not hold back

The difference between Nagpur and Nottingham

One home advantage is not better or worse than the other, but this pitch had variable turn, bounce and pace to go with the fact that pitches that turn from ball one get worse with time

A six-ton Test, and Imran's prolific 30s

Plus: most runs in a Test by a New Zealander, and c&b by the same bowler twice in a Test

South Africa fall to record lows

Stats highlights from the second day's play in Nagpur, where South Africa collapsed to their lowest total since their return to Test cricket

SA look for new fairytale as dream run ends

South Africa's unbeaten run on the road may be over, but rather than mull over their loss, the team must draw heart from their past battles and start afresh to script another era of domination

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