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The hard thing about Pakistan is that they throw up these cricketers you've never seen before

Steve Waugh praises Pakistan's ability to keep discovering fresh talent, evident in their 221-run victory against Australia in Dubai

Oct 29, 2014 Tweet | Share

Speak to my wife, we should have kept going!

Geoff Marsh on the fact both his sons - Shaun and Mitchell - are now Australian Test cricketers

Oct 22, 2014 Tweet | Share

They are called the Tigers, which is a tough animal; you mess around with a tiger it kills you. We have to respect the Tigers, especially in their own forest.

​Zimbabwe coach Stephen Mangongo isn't going to be taking Bangladesh lightly

Oct 21, 2014 Tweet | Share

A person is made of this earth, which has not been discovered completely yet.

Saqlain Mushtaq was asked if there can be further innovation to the doosra. This was his reply

Oct 15, 2014 Tweet | Share

'Okay, Anil is the only guy. Let's give it to him.'

Anil Kumble explains how he became India's Test captain when no one else wanted it, or was ready for it

Oct 15, 2014 Tweet | Share

Guys are up there trying to eat their breakfasts quicker than each other now

Brad Haddin on Australia's competitiveness, when asked if there was tension between his team and Pakistan

Oct 9, 2014 Tweet | Share

I've watched more cricket than I've played. So there's enough in this upper-storey that can be used before I forget it.

Ravi Shastri, India's new director of cricket, believes he has a lot to offer the team

Oct 7, 2014 Tweet | Share

First of all, I should get into the XI.

Darren Sammy, when asked if he would like to bat higher during the ODIs against India

Oct 2, 2014 Tweet | Share

It's almost like Indians have chillies from a very early age, therefore if you eat chilli it doesn't really bother you. But if we eat chilli, it burns our mouth, which is the same while playing spin.

Justin Langer the Perth Scorchers coach, on why Australians struggle against spin

Oct 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

When our cricket team wins a tournament and returns, the entire country rejoices, but this achievement is a thousand times greater.

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi after India successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars

Sep 24, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

We're definitely not predictable. You bowled two overs the other day.

Dale Steyn expresses his surprise on seeing his team-mate AB de Villiers bowl for only the second time in ODIs, against Zimbabwe in Harare

Sep 7, 2014 Tweet | Share

At least when Zimbabwe beat us in '83 we were drinking cans the night before. And lots of them.

Former Australia fast bowler Rodney Hogg tweets after Australia's loss to Zimbabwe, and explains what may have gone wrong 31 years ago

Sep 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

We're happy to tootle along in a two-litre diesel in a Formula 1 race.

Graeme Swann remains a staunch critic of England's one-day strategy

Aug 29, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I've been trying to hit as straight as possible, so I'm very happy with the shot. I'm not going to apologise for it.

Mitchell Johnson is not sorry for breaking the glass on the commentators' box at the Harare Sports Club

Aug 25, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Herath went wrong.

Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower, on being asked what went wrong after a strong first day in the SSC Test

Aug 16, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I am currently on the bush with Bouchy, looking after rhinos

Jacques Kallis reveals what he was up to, with Mark Boucher, when he decided to inform the selectors of his international retirement

Jul 30, 2014 Tweet | Share

They must change that rule and give you another chance.

Faf du Plessis thinks a catch down the leg side needs a do-over

Jul 25, 2014 Tweet | Share

I have seen fewer hookers in Soho on a Saturday night.

Bob Willis remarks on England's handling of the short ball at Lord's against India

Jul 22, 2014 Tweet | Share

Dharmasena is behaving like Dickie Bird now. Everything is not out.

Wasim Akram on the umpiring at Lord's

Jul 21, 2014 Tweet | Share

This board is full of ignorant people and it is useless trying to talk sense into them.

Shoaib Akhtar doesn't think highly of the Pakistan board for sending a big support staff contingent to Sri Lanka with the team

Jul 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

I've seen 5-0 a few times before...it's not the end of the world, Brazil!

Kevin Pietersen tweets his take on Brazil's 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-final

Jul 9, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat

Lou Vincent confesses to his involvement in fixing before being given life bans by the ECB and Champions League T20

Jul 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

I hope my attack is better than a county attack.

Angelo Mathews, the victorious Sri Lanka captain, responds to Michael Vaughan's claim that the side had "a glorified county attack".

Jun 25, 2014 Tweet | Share

I'm so nervous around water I check the bath for sharks

Michael Clarke admits one of his biggest fears, despite agreeing to sail for charity

Jun 24, 2014 Tweet | Share

We were disappointed, but then Billy Bowden told us it was just cheese

Dinesh Chandimal on the missile that hit a Sri Lanka player and stopped play for a few minutes at Headingley

Jun 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

I'm a fair dinkum pom

A few days after Sam Robson's debut, Sam Hain nails his colours to England's mast

Jun 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Fortunately I'm from Singapore; if I were born in India, I'd probably be fixing cricket matches right now.

Wilson Raj Perumal, a convicted football match-fixer, has a flight of fancy in his recently released book

Jun 9, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

If it's a Test match, you won't see Kieron there - he won't be playing.

Mitchell Starc gets cheeky when asked if he plans to resume hostilities with the West Indian batsman

Jun 5, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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Manic one-day chases, and daddy partnerships

Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries

Rewarding times for Hashim Amla

The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot

Well worth the wait

Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

Has international cricket begun to break up?

The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

Australia outdone in every way

Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

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    The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams

    Rewarding times for Hashim Amla (57)

    The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot

    Australia outdone in every way (51)

    Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing

    Lyon low after high of 2013 (51)

    The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year

    Well worth the wait (36)

    Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin

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