Vaneisa Baksh

Writer and editor based in Trinidad

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Lance Gibbs in Georgetown, Guyana


When I'm 84

The great Lance Gibbs looks back in laughter, and a little annoyance, at a life in cricket

Fans of the Jamaica and Guyana teams at the final


Identity games

The CPL's effect on West Indianness has been deeper than anyone imagined

Tony Cozier

Tony Cozier 1940-2016

A Bajan boy steeped in Caribbean flavours

Cozier came to be the voice of West Indian cricket because he knew the game, and the landscape it came from, intimately

Darren Sammy makes a point at a press conference

Darren Sammy, WICB-slayer?

Will the West Indies captain go down in history as the man who brought the board to its knees?

A general view of the Queen's Park Oval


Inside sexism

A personal account that shows why Chris Gayle is part of a pervasive gender problem in cricket - and elsewhere

Children play cricket in a street in Port-of-Spain

Dear Cricket Monthly

The window

Letter from... San Juan, Trinidad

Jumbo the peanut seller carries a Trinidad & Tobago flag at Queen's Park Oval


The last character

Jumbo is a tired man. But he is still going at Trinidad's Queen's Park Oval, spreading fun and joy for the price of peanuts