Full Name

Anthony Cozier


July 10, 1940, Barbados


May 11, 2016 (aged 75y 306d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Fielding Position


Playing Role

Wicketkeeper Batter


Commentator, Journalist, Author

Tony Cozier was the son of Jimmy Cozier, a well-known cricket writer in the Caribbean, who began writing on cricket as a teenager in 1958. He studied journalism at Carleton University, Ottawa, and played hockey for Barbados and club cricket for Wanderers and then Carlton. His first commentary was made during the West Indies-Australia series in 1965, and he was an ever-present voice for five decades thereafter. He also worked extensively for overseas television and radio stations. As a writer, he was prolific in newspapers, magazines and books.
Martin Williamson

Commentator Tony Cozier at Old Trafford
The Test Match Special team celebrates its 50th anniversary
Tony Cozier at a post-match presentation
Tony Cozier interviews Clive Lloyd
Match referee Chris Broad (extreme left) and television commentator Tony Cozier with captains Brian Lara and Graeme Smith at the toss
Frequent bursts of laughter: Dicky Rutnagur and Tony Cozier