Wicket-taker, contains, and he does it in a short-sleeved shirt, which is nice to see for a spinner.
George Bailey believes his Kings XI Punjab team-mate, left-arm spinner Akshar Patel, has plenty of talent and nothing to hide
Sep 28, 2014 |
I am happy they [England] gave us [India] the game of cricket, which they can't play very well, and the English language, which I can't speak very well.
Former India captain Kapil Dev gets cheeky after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the House of Lords from the Indo-European Business Forum
Sep 25, 2014 |
I have enjoyed when a gorgeous cricket ball declines the advances of my well-manicured cricket bat. But loaded with the perseverance of a sincere lover, my bat wins
A dreamy Gautam Gambhir gets eloquent on batting and its romance, in his newspaper column
Sep 19, 2014 |
The guys play ten to 11 months in a year, so wives, girlfriends - you should be allowed to decide what your partners are irrespective of the gender - on tour
The Indian team manager may frown on girlfriends accompanying cricketers on tour, but Rahul Dravid believes in freedom of choice
Sep 13, 2014 |
It's such a frustrating scenario: One can't become the chief minister, but one can still become the prime minister!
IS Bindra, a senior Indian cricket administrator, can't believe N Srinivasan can be appointed the ICC president when India's Supreme Court has prevented him from functioning as the BCCI president
Aug 27, 2014 |
They can go on holiday, or go back home. They can even come to India if they want.
BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel says India's bowling and fielding coaches Joe Dawes and Trevor Penney have many options after they were "given a break"
Aug 19, 2014 |
Don't be so jealous of IPL.
MS Dhoni, when asked if some of the players might want to miss the IPL and work on their Test games
Aug 17, 2014 |
Usually i don't drink. I don't get hangovers
MS Dhoni is asked if the hangover from the Jadeja-Anderson spat would persist through the Old Trafford Test
Aug 7, 2014 |
Dharmasena is behaving like Dickie Bird now. Everything is not out.
Wasim Akram on the umpiring at Lord's
Jul 21, 2014 |
At least you don't have stones being thrown at your houses.
Ravi Shastri looks at the bright side of the criticisms faced by Alastair Cook
Jul 1, 2014 |
When I played cricket I thought I had to work very hard for my centuries but in golf I find you can get a century just like that.
Sunil Gavaskar won't be saluting the crowd if he scores a hundred in golf
Jun 17, 2014 |
Critics actually are like girlfriends. They never stop thinking about you.
Rohit Sharma does not seem to mind the considerable attention he gets from the pundits
Jun 5, 2014 |
One four and the whole world now knows that Piyush Chawla can bat.
Piyush Chawla sent a timely reminder of his batting skills with the winning boundary in the IPL final
Jun 3, 2014 |
Papa, you are not a good player, you are not scoring runs.
Virender Sehwag's son's words inspired a vintage century from the opener in the IPL playoff match against Chennai Super Kings
May 31, 2014 |
I had belief in my bowling that they will definitely let them score 200 runs.
MS Dhoni after Kings XI Punjab scored over 200 for the third time against Chennai Super Kings this IPL season
May 30, 2014 |
One should not forget that if they lose, India will lose, not India A.
Mushfiqur Rahim reacts to India resting several of their first-choice players for the ODIs against Bangladesh
May 29, 2014 |
There's no reason for you to be unhappy. We have taken the competition away from you
MS Dhoni tells Danny Morrison he cannot complain about David Hussey leaving the commentary box to join Chennai Super Kings
May 18, 2014 |
When things are going well, the toothbrush bristles stay straight and soft. When it isn't, it seems the toothbrush has the-out-of-the-bed look.
You can gauge Gautam Gambhir's batting form by the condition of his toothbrush
May 11, 2014 |
I don't think he is worried about his game; he's more worried about golf and practises more golf than cricket.
Virender Sehwag says his Kings XI Punjab team-mate, Glenn Maxwell, is not one to get anxious and that is helping him thrive
May 8, 2014 |
Like the happenings in Parliament don't affect people, it's similar to that; the controversies have not affected us
R Ashwin comes up with a pithy analogy to explain how Chennai Super Kings have recovered from the various controversies surrounding the franchise
May 4, 2014 |
I need at least two months to try and figure out where the centre of the bat is.
The retired Sachin Tendulkar thinks he needs to put in a bit of training ahead of captaining the MCC XI in the Lord's bicentenary match in July
May 1, 2014 |
I hope he won't take 15 years to learn soccer. He doesn't play football that well
Sourav Ganguly says Sachin Tendulkar has a lot to learn as far as football is concerned
Apr 29, 2014 |
Yuvraj Singh got 14 crore in the IPL auction. We could conduct two World Cups with that money.
Shekhar Naik, captain of India's visually impaired team, wants the BCCI to support his sport
Apr 21, 2014 |
We will try the laundry. That's good, will keep us clean
MS Dhoni jokes when asked how the players will ensure a clean IPL this year
Apr 15, 2014 |
It's like having 100kg put over you. After that even if you put a mountain, it will not make a difference.
Indian captain MS Dhoni explains what the pressure of expectations is like for national cricketers in the country
Apr 1, 2014 |
Never known opening bat become nightwatchman.
Bishan Bedi weighs in on Sunil Gavaskar becoming interim president of the BCCI
Mar 28, 2014 |
His staying on is nauseating for cricket
India's Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik on N Srinivasan continuing as BCCI president
Mar 25, 2014 |
India is a powerhouse in the eyes of the cricketing world, but over the last two years or so, particularly overseas, they have only shown themselves as a powermouse.
Former India captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar coins a new word to describe India's recent failures
Feb 20, 2014 |
But he won't score 300 for us.
MS Dhoni, when reminded that Brendon McCullum will soon be his IPL team-mate. McCullum scored a triple to deny India a series-levelling win
Feb 18, 2014 |
Can you make me look like Paul Newman?
Sunil Gavaskar's request to a Wellington plastic surgeon who was working on his jaw after he had been hit while fielding at short leg, in 1975-76
Feb 14, 2014 |
I stood next to her because I thought height-wise we were pretty similar.
Sunil Gavaskar recalls meeting the Queen of England at Buckingham Palace during the 1975 World Cup
Feb 14, 2014 |
What time's the Gangnam?
Yuvraj Singh tweets his new IPL team-mates - Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers - at Royal Challengers Bangalore after being bought by the franchise for US$2.3 million
Feb 14, 2014 |
I even learned English by the end of that series. You know how much the Australians like to talk on the field.
Harbhajan Singh took away more than just 32 wickets from the home series against Australia in 2000-01
Feb 2, 2014 |
IPL auction is the best physio in the world.
Ravi Shastri thinks the IPL auction is good at persuading players to get fit
Jan 31, 2014 |
Whenever we have played with four fast bowlers, two things happen. One the captain gets banned, two we lose.
MS Dhoni's reasons for sticking with two spinners overseas
Jan 19, 2014 |
Everybody in my family had a Maruti. So I got a Santro. They told me it was a wrong choice.
Virender Sehwag always liked to be different from the rest of his family, even in his choice of cars
Jan 14, 2014 |
I like him because he is grounded and a homely guy, I can't help if he happens to be a cricketer.
Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal is engaged to wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik even though she doesn't like cricketers
Jan 3, 2014 |
I've got more runs than you this series.
South Africa's Dale Steyn has something to say to India's Rohit Sharma, on the final day of the Durban Test
Dec 30, 2013 |
I thought he had got shot, at first.
Trevor Penney, India's fielding coach, mistook Faf du Plessis' spectacular leaping catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan for something else altogether
Dec 30, 2013 |
I could have used my bat, or tried to.
Hashim Amla answers a question on how he could have avoided getting dismissed in the first innings in Johannesburg, when he shouldered arms to an Ishant Sharma delivery
Dec 20, 2013 |