Cricket Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Abhiram” float=”none” width=”100%”]While playing cricket, if someone says you are a good batsman/good bowler/good fielder/good keeper, you will accept is willingly.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anthony T. Hincks” float=”none” width=”100%”]A good cricketer never loses his nerve. He just bats on!     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Benjamin Mancroft” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of eternity.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”C.L.R. James” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is an art. Like all arts it has a technical foundation. To enjoy it does not require technical knowledge, but analysis that is not technically based is mere impressionism.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Cassell’s Saturday Journal” float=”none” width=”100%”]If a man possesses any good qualities, cricket will most surely develop them. It is a game which calls constantly for little acts of courtesy and self-denial, and no one who plays it can help feeling the better for its influence.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Forrest” float=”none” width=”100%”]Only cricket can make a moment like this so confusing and messed up. Common sense please.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David McCord” float=”none” width=”100%”]The cricket’s gone, we only hear machines In erg and atom they exact their pay. And life is largely lived on silver screens.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Donald Bradman” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you play test cricket, you don’t give the Englishmen an inch. Play it tough, all the way. Grind them into the dust.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Douglas Jardine” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is battle and service and sport and art     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dr. Mtutuzeli Nyoka” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is inherently a black man’s sport.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edmund Blunden” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ellyse Perry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Sport for me, and specifically cricket these days, is the avenue I’ve found to provide personal meaning and purpose, without it defining me.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frank Pyke” float=”none” width=”100%”]Although versatility, adaptability and the ability to perform under pressure are all valuable assets, players with a strong foundation of core cricket skills have a better chance of success in all forms of the game.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gautam Gambhir” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a team game. If you want fame for yourself, go play an individual game.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Geoff Armstrong” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket–a sport with passionate fans across several continents– was a natural fit.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Geoff Armstrong” float=”none” width=”100%”]Each sport has its great ones; cricket seems to have them in abundance. And when we talk of cricket’s heroes, we talk not just of runs and wickets, but–much more significantly.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Glenn McGrath” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket now is definitely a professional sport.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hemanta Saikia” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket became a substantial gambling sport in England.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hemanta Saikia” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a relatively leisurely outdoor game played in a circular ground, where the interaction between the bat and the ball takes place in a 22-yard hard surface called the pitch.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Hemanta Saikia” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a team, and in every cricket match, an enormous amount of statistics is generated in terms of player, team, game, and season.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Blofeld” float=”none” width=”100%”]One-day cricket is an exhibition. Test cricket is an examination.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”HowExpert” float=”none” width=”100%”]Test cricket is the oldest format of cricket. It is considered to be the most difficult format of cricket for the players.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”I.A.R. Peebles” float=”none” width=”100%”]In the game of cricket it has always been customary to accord more adulation to batsman than to bowlers.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ian Botham” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is full of theorists who can ruin your game in no time.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Imran Khan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Arlott” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a most precarious profession; it is called a team game but, in fact, no one is so lonely as a batsman facing a bowler supported by ten fieldsmen and observed by two umpires to ensure that his error does not go unpunished.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”John Fowles” float=”none” width=”100%”]Baseball and cricket are beautiful and highly stylized medieval war substitutes, chess made flesh, a mixture of proud chivalry and base in both senses greed.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Knight” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket can be a complex game and even some cricketers have difficulty grasping some aspects.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Knight” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is played by both men and women, though the men’s game grabs the lion’s share of the headlines.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Knight” float=”none” width=”100%”]Many cricket watchers suggest that there has never been a more exciting time to be a cricket fan.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Knight” float=”none” width=”100%”]Millions of people around the globe follow cricket. For many, cricket is the number one sport, offering a unique blend of physical strength, lightning reflexes, huge skill and tactics galore.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Knight” float=”none” width=”100%”]To the casual observer cricket can appear complex and at times, well, just plain bizarre. What other sport is there which involves people dressing all in white and then throwing themselves around a muddy, grassy field? But those in the know treasure the game as simply the supreme test of brains and brawn.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Julian Mitchell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is a fundamental part of the capitalist conspiracy.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ken Doyle” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is about a lot more than playing by the rules, Mistry. It’s a gentleman’s game. Don’t you ever forget that.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Eastman” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket? Nobody understands cricket! You gotta know what a crumpet is to understand cricket!     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Luke Sellers” float=”none” width=”100%”]The bat is the main tool of your trade, so choosing the right one is really important. Cricket bats are made from willow, and the quality of the bat depend on the quality of wood used.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Luke Sellers” float=”none” width=”100%”]To win any game of crickets a team must score more runs than the opposition. That’s the simple part.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mahendra Singh Dhoni” float=”none” width=”100%”]The era of playing aggressive cricket and to have the mid-on up is gone. You now try to read the mindset of a batsman.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Malcolm Speed” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is an international game which is played by a diverse range of cultures and communities. Respect for each other is a key component of the game and racist comments have no place in cricket.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Manchester University Press” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket became a powerful symbolic and representational force for the Victorians who believed that it embodied all that was noble in the Anglo-Saxon character.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Manchester University Press” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket produced its own literature whose social impact went far beyond the details of the game, with cricket language becoming moral code.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Manchester University Press” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket was a vital element in Anglo-Saxon culture.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Manchester University Press” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is difficult to underestimate the importance of cricket in Victorian life. It was a ritual as well as recreation, a spiritual as well as sporting experience.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Manchester University Press” float=”none” width=”100%”]The story of imperial cricket is really about the colonial quest for identity in the face if the colonizers’ search for authority.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Michael Hussey” float=”none” width=”100%”]Test cricket is bloody hard work, especially when you’ve got Sachin batting with what looks like a three metre wide bat.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neville Cardus” float=”none” width=”100%”]A true batsman should in most of his strokes tell the truth about himself.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neville Cardus” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket more than any other game is inclined towards sentimentalism and cant.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Wilde” float=”none” width=”100%”]It cricket requires one to assume such indecent postures.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”P. David Sentance” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket as an example of the American melting pot in action for the last century is now on the cusp of change.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”P. David Sentance” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket was an America’s bat and ball game for 140 years before baseball became established.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Paul Hogan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Pete Rose” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Peter Kellne” float=”none” width=”100%”]In cricket, you have a sense of sport as it should be played by people who respect each other. They fought fiercely but they were friends.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Queen Anne” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is not illegal, for it is a manly game.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richie Benaud” float=”none” width=”100%”]A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ricky Ponting” float=”none” width=”100%”]The Test cricket we’ve played over the last few weeks has been of a very high standard.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robin Williams” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is basically baseball on valium.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Simon Block” float=”none” width=”100%”]Cricket is not something you like, Detective Sergeant. Cricket is a religion.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tatenda Taibu” float=”none” width=”100%”]In truth, a number of the players really resented some of the young black cricketers being promoted.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Terence Rattigan” float=”none” width=”100%”]Chekhov and cricket – great similarity you know. Same sense of shape and pattern, form and design. Each done with that superbly satisfying art which conceals art. The same passion for the beautifully inconclusive.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Virat Kohli” float=”none” width=”100%”]No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.     [/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Viv Richards” float=”none” width=”100%”]One day cricket is like fast food. No one wants to cook.     [/wpsm_quote]