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Veteran writer and commentator on Caribbean cricket
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Where are the promising West Indies batsmen?

Feb 28, 2015: The pitches in the first-class competition aren't encouraging batting talent, thereby prolonging the struggle to replace Gayle and Chanderpaul

Tony Cozier

Pressure on Cameron to retain support

Feb 22, 2015: The numbers might point towards another term for the current WICB president, but his recent handling of Chris Gayle might set him back

Tony Cozier

Wanted: Chris Gayle, for rallying and runs

Feb 15, 2015: As past World Cups have shown, it's not wholly improbable for no-hopers like West Indies to succeed if their most charismatic player steps up

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West Indies look for the spark through Roach and Bravo

Feb 8, 2015: The No. 3 batsman and the team's lead fast bowler haven't fully delivered on their promise. The World Cup is the right stage to change that

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Narine's absence a major setback

Feb 1, 2015: Despite being back at his best with a remodeled action in domestic cricket, the reluctance to take part in the World Cup is baffling, on his part and the WICB's

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Dressing-room discontent weighs Holder down

Jan 25, 2015: The young West Indies captain's task over the next couple of months is to challenge the indifference shown by several of his senior players

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WICB's stance on selection confusing

Jan 17, 2015: Despite the explanation that Bravo and Pollard were dropped for younger players, West Indies' squad is one of the older combinations in the World Cup

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Is West Indies Test cricket doomed?

Jan 11, 2015: Talented players like Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo are not given chances in Test cricket, nor do they have any incentives to play it

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West Indies cricket's annus horribilis

Jan 4, 2015: The year gone by will be remembered for sagas and strife, with regional governments having to step in. And we're still far from a reconciliation

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No excuses for West Indies' shoddy fielding

Dec 27, 2014: There are a host of reasons for their pathetic state of batting and bowling, some beyond the players' control. But their fielding lapses are non-negotiable

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Benn shows up in body and spirit

Dec 20, 2014: The spinner has brought a sense of discipline to his bowling and behaviour on the field since his Test comeback

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Weak, divided West Indies face daunting challenge

Dec 14, 2014: Without Gayle, Bravo and Narine, West Indies will struggle against the No. 1 Test side on its home turf

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PCL bogged down by mediocre cricket

Dec 7, 2014: The tournament may have become more professional, but the quality of cricket so far and poor advertising makes it no different from its predecessor

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Outlawing the bouncer not the right response to Hughes' death

Nov 30, 2014: Phillip Hughes' death, like Collie Smith's 55 years ago, was a tragic accident, but strict laws and protective gear have made the game safer than ever before

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Bravo's withdrawal highlights cricket's stress malaise

Nov 23, 2014: He and Kieran Powell should follow Brian Lara's example by seeking professional help to resurrect their promising careers

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The players have been saved, but what of the WICB?

Nov 16, 2014: If things ran smoothly with the board there would be no reason for Caricom and regional prime ministers to step in

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West Indies top brass need to recognise need for change

Nov 9, 2014: Ignoring the two reports that advised structural changes to the governance of the WICB is what has landed West Indies cricket in this mess

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The ICC should act as a caretaker for the West Indies board

Nov 2, 2014: Unless drastic governance measures are taken, the WICB will not recover from the damage caused by the cancelled tour of India

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Reticent WICB not helping matters

Oct 26, 2014: The president Dave Cameron has not answered several uncomfortable questions regarding the WICB's role in the crisis. For starters, why didn't he fly to India?

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A rock, a hard place and the WICB

Oct 19, 2014: The board's latest standoff with its players has had embarrassing consequences internationally, so any resolution now needs to be approached thoughtfully

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