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I will not be without her for 11 weeks ever again, we've decided that.

Kevin Pietersen on how much he missed his wife Jessica Taylor while he was in the Caribbean. In days of old cricketers were sometimes away for up to seven months on tours

Apr 1, 2009 Tweet | Share

I'm ready to do a Robinho and disappear back home."

The stress of the last few months gets to Kevin Pietersen as he plans to emulate the Brazilian footballer

Mar 28, 2009 Tweet | Share

I'm not going to kill him.

Chris Gayle says the words John Dyson's been waiting to hear. West Indies lost the first ODI against England on account of a miscalculation by Dyson

Mar 21, 2009 Tweet | Share

We consistently talk about consistency and my criticism of that is we consistently get beaten

David Lloyd points to a flaw in England's strategy

Mar 19, 2009 Tweet | Share

It's always hard in 40 degrees. With the Digicel Girls dancing around 30 yards away, you know where you would rather be.

With the benign pitches in the Caribbean helping the batsmen pile on the runs, offspinner Graeme Swann hasn't quite been enjoying himself

Mar 10, 2009 Tweet | Share

I've not seamed a ball for four months. I can't wait to bowl in England again.

Stuart Broad isn't happy with the pitches in the West Indies

Mar 9, 2009 Tweet | Share

England have got people like Matt Prior, who has gone home because his wife has had a baby - as if people have never been having babies all their life.

Geoffrey Boycott shows off his old-world values

Mar 5, 2009 Tweet | Share

There's nothing wrong with the system. It's the people operating the system.

Mikey Holding takes aim at Daryl Harper who, not for the first time, controversially upheld an lbw decision, this time against Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Feb 28, 2009 Tweet | Share

I think my mum has been telling me I'm the number one spinner for the last 10 years so that's enough pressure for me.

England's Graeme Swann isn't feeling any extra pressure from being his country's first-choice spinner at the moment

Feb 26, 2009 Tweet | Share

I was so bored of him after a while

Ravi Bopara on the after effects of spending 41 hours next to Amjad Khan from New Zealand to Barbados

Feb 23, 2009 Tweet | Share

The more mistakes you make, the more responsibility you are given."

Sir Viv Richards with his views on the executive of the West Indies Cricket Board

Feb 17, 2009 Tweet | Share

West Indies' return to the Antigua Recreation Ground seems like a philanderer coming home after a particularly tacky affair. The fling with the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium wasn't even fun while it lasted.

The Observer's Paul Weaver sums up the general feeling towards Antigua's old and new grounds

Feb 15, 2009 Tweet | Share

This is not shooting me in the foot. This is shooting me straight through the heart.

An upset Sir Viv Richards in the aftermath of the farce at the ground that bears his name

Feb 13, 2009 Tweet | Share

If Owais Shah does not play in the second Test, he would be fully justified in rifling through Ian Bell's bag to see if Edgy from Edgbaston possesses incriminating photographs of the selectors dressed up like Douglas Jardine and the Nawab of Pataudi at a Bodyline-themed orgy.

Satirist and Cricinfo blogger Andy Zaltzman cuts to the chase in England's latest selection dilemma

Feb 9, 2009 Tweet | Share

We've done without the referral system for more than 100 years of Test cricket and unless someone can show real benefits, I think we can do without them for the next 100.

England fast bowler Steve Harmison is no fan of the new system

Feb 9, 2009 Tweet | Share

Now you know why the people who stump up their cash to follow England abroad every winter are known as the Barmy Army... You've got to be barmy, or at least mildly bonkers, to fly round the world watching this lot.

Martin Johnson in the Times on how the loss in Jamaica reflects on England's travelling fans

Feb 8, 2009 Tweet | Share

Yes WI can

A placard held up by a West Indian fan at Sabina Park as Jerome Taylor ripped through the England top order

Feb 7, 2009 Tweet | Share

I'm not crazy but I talk to myself. And sometimes I answer back.

The question is whether it's better if someone answers back or not. Chris Gayle's the only man who knows

Feb 1, 2009 Tweet | Share

I think it's a bloody cheek, I do. I would rather give up the cuff-links and arrive on time.

A passenger isn't pleased with his flight to Barbados being diverted to St Kitts so that the England team could get off, even though he was gifted England-branded cuff links.

Jan 22, 2009 Tweet | Share

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