The cricket world lost a legend with the passing of West Indies commentator Tony Cozier, and former players, many of whom became commentators alongside the great man, were swift with their tributes.
What a sad day for cricket, especially WI cricket, and the fans. RIP Mr Cozier. Gone but you will never be forgotten ????
— Dwayne DJ Bravo (@DJBravo47) May 11, 2016
His voice will echo in my mind forever! Condolences to the Cozier family https://t.co/8bbVOJ7gds
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) May 11, 2016
Really sad to hear about #tonycozier May his soul rest in peace. A great commentator and a wonderful man. Condolences with his family
— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) May 11, 2016
Sad to hear about the passing away of tony cozier. Great loss to cricket and a very popular voice of WI cricket.condolence to the family.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) May 11, 2016
Rest in peace tony cozier. A voice and presence that will be missed dearly. It was always a delight to chat and spend time with him
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) May 12, 2016
Tony cozier was the real voice of cricketAlways discussed the game and the players in a positive manner sad to hear he's no more with us rip
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) May 12, 2016
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 11, 2016
Sad news to lose one of the finest cricket commentator TONY COZIER. They live in our memory for https://t.co/b6REkrSGr5 my friend.
— Kapil Dev (@therealkapildev) May 12, 2016
Saddened to hear about the passing away of Tony Cozier.He was the voice of WI cricket and was deeply in love with the game.May his soul RIP
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) May 12, 2016
Sad to hear passing of Tony Cozier always the calm voice when the West Indies toured Oz.Lovely Man. Thoughts for his family #RIPTonyCozier
— Damien Fleming (@bowlologist) May 12, 2016
Tony Cozier, incomparable broadcaster, a great friend and a terrible loss https://t.co/cxPRF3vyUY
— Mike atherton (@Athersmike) May 12, 2016
Very sad news about Tony Cozier. Absolute gentleman and legend of our great game
— Ashley Giles (@Gilo) May 11, 2016
Tony's tours, where he gave the TMS team a crawl of east coast Bajan rum shacks will forever be my favourite memory of the great Tony Cozier
— Graeme Swann (@Swannyg66) May 11, 2016
So so Sad … Forget all the Great players .. Tony Cozier was the reason I loved West Indian Cricket … #RIPTony
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 11, 2016
Sad to learn of the passing of one of the great commentators Tony Cozier. He was the voice of WI cricket for decades. RIP #legend
— Michael Slater (@mj_slats) May 11, 2016
Deeply saddened about the passing of Tony Cozier. Will miss the voice of West Indies cricket
— Paul Adams (@PaulAdams39) May 11, 2016
Was very fortunate to have shared a few commentary stints with Tony Cozier in 2013.
Thanks for the time.
— Iain O'Brien (@iainobrien) May 11, 2016
Tony Cozier was my boyhood hero and inspiration for 40 years. Honored to have become friends. RIP. No more commentary shifts, Coz. RIP.
— Neil Manthorp (@NeilManthorp) May 12, 2016
Top reporter, generous colleague, one of the best commentators and the most fearless critic of the West Indian Board https://t.co/kjawku0BsE
— Scyld Berry (@scyldberry) May 11, 2016
Desperately sad news from WI. Tony Cozier was a joy to work with, a gentleman and terrific broadcaster. Socially, the perfect host. RIP Coze
— Malcolm Ashton (@TMSscorer) May 11, 2016
Go well Tony Cozier. You adorned our game. You loved it like a child and a parent. You had respect. You had dignity. And you had love.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) May 11, 2016
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