Tony Cozier


West Indies cricket needs Legends' clout
West Indies cricket needs Legends' clout

CARICOM should maximise the support of the region's greatest players as the two parties push for overhauling the WICB's present structure

Legends-WICB tussle spells more bad news for West Indies
Legends-WICB tussle spells more bad news for West Indies

The WICB's rejection of the Legends' call for dissolution of the board shows that the management crisis is far from over

The rise of the West Indies women's team
The rise of the West Indies women's team

Their World T20 title was thanks largely to their players gaining experience playing around the world, following the WICB's takeover of the women's game

World T20 win highlights friction between players and WICB
World T20 win highlights friction between players and WICB

The victory in Kolkata was followed by more combative words from both parties. Little will change till the administration is overhauled

Back home, joy and misgivings
Back home, joy and misgivings

The West Indies teams' performances on Sunday brought the Caribbean to life, but also raised old questions with no easy answers

West Indies' chances will hinge on Benn and Badree
West Indies' chances will hinge on Benn and Badree

Whether or not their explosive batsmen fire in the final, the tight bowling by the spin duo will be fundamental to the outcome

Remembering Rangy
Remembering Rangy

The late West Indies offspinner played when spin was undervalued in the region. The success of the current lot in T20 would have pleased him

Gayle and the art of work-life balance
Gayle and the art of work-life balance

Like the legendary Garry Sobers before him, the West Indian has not allowed his lifestyle to affect his batting

Another review, another rejection expected
Another review, another rejection expected

Four governance reviews of West Indies cricket have not been acted upon, because the board does not want change

T20 specialists give weakened West Indies hope
T20 specialists give weakened West Indies hope

They are sorely missing Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard, but West Indies still have plenty of experience to take to the World T20

The time for dialogue with the WICB seems past
The time for dialogue with the WICB seems past

Caribbean leaders plan to approach the ICC and BCCI and explore alternative options to improve the governance of West Indies cricket

Should Alzarri Joseph be picked for West Indies?
Should Alzarri Joseph be picked for West Indies?

Some of the best fast bowlers have been blooded young, and this Under-19 world champion has already impressed the likes of Wes Hall

More to Ganteaume than his average
More to Ganteaume than his average

The late Trinidadian was a popular sportsman, sharp cricket analyst, witty, and never openly bitter about his short-lived Test career

U-19 success heart-warming in desolate West Indian landscape
U-19 success heart-warming in desolate West Indian landscape

But where can these players go from here? The A team is nearly defunct, the first-class league weak, and the contracts issue is destroying the senior side

Is mankading any worse than sledging?
Is mankading any worse than sledging?

Why do those who quote the spirit of cricket tend to do so only when it's convenient?

Darren Bravo needs to step into Chanderpaul's big shoes
Darren Bravo needs to step into Chanderpaul's big shoes

As the new leader of a very inexperienced batting line-up, Bravo needs to show he can be the anchor and the enforcer

Remembering the mighty Shell Shield
Remembering the mighty Shell Shield

West Indies' first-class tournament, which began 50 years ago, boasted famous names and unforgettable rivalries

Reliable yet misunderstood
Reliable yet misunderstood

Shivnarine Chanderpaul was the bedrock of the West Indies middle order over 20 years. But the circumstances leading to his inevitable retirement weren't pleasant

The dark stain of Allen Stanford on West Indies cricket
The dark stain of Allen Stanford on West Indies cricket

The imprisoned American billionaire offered the region an impossible cricketing dream that was just that

Low pace-bowling stocks adding to West Indies' problems
Low pace-bowling stocks adding to West Indies' problems

Their most experienced seamers leaked runs and failed to take wickets in Australia, but where are the alternatives?