Legendary West Indies cricket commentator and journalist Tony Cozier died Wednesday (11 May) in his native Barbados.
He had been admitted to the hospital on 3 May for tests related to infections in his neck and legs.
Cozier began his cricket writing career as a teenager in 1958. He became one of the most distinguished voiced in the game despite never having played.
Cozier studied journalism at Ottawa University.
He started his broadcasting career in 1960 and went on to become a member of the BBC’s Test match special commentary team and the Sky Sports West Indian cricket commentary team.
He was 79 years old.