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Contrary to popular belief I actually have a really good relationship with most of the guys in the [England] dressing room.

Shocking revelations from Kevin Pietersen

Apr 10, 2014 Tweet | Share

Part of me would love to put my name into the mix, but I would want KP in the team and lose 10 support staff. I could go on.

Shane Warne responds to being asked if he is interested in becoming the England coach

Apr 7, 2014 Tweet | Share

I guess the Almighty wants them to leave on a high... Probably that's why God put a hand in this match.

West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes divine intervention ensured Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, playing the last World Twenty20, make it to the final

Apr 4, 2014 Tweet | Share

Probably, if we win this tournament, I won't be Test captain.

Darren Sammy, when reminded that he had lost the West Indies ODI captaincy to Dwayne Bravo a few months after winning the 2012 World T20

Apr 2, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

It's unrealistic to get your yorkers going bowling with a bar of soap.

Stuart Broad on the challenges of bowling in dew-ridden conditions, like in Chittagong for England's World T20 match against South Africa

Mar 30, 2014 Tweet | Share

I have always felt that the art of winning is almost harder than the art of losing.

West Indies' frenzied celebrations in victory didn't impress the losing captain, Australia's George Bailey

Mar 29, 2014 Tweet | Share

We are a strange cricket nation. If we win two or three games comfortably, people are accused of peaking at the wrong time, and if we win two close games, people say we are playing badly.

South Africa's coach Russell Domingo is bemused by reactions to his side's victories

Mar 28, 2014 Tweet | Share

Never known opening bat become nightwatchman.

Bishan Bedi weighs in on Sunil Gavaskar becoming interim president of the BCCI

Mar 28, 2014 Tweet | Share

His staying on is nauseating for cricket

India's Supreme Court judge AK Patnaik on N Srinivasan continuing as BCCI president

Mar 25, 2014 Tweet | Share

We've never tackled them on the cricket field.

The difference between New Zealand's rivalry with South Africa in cricket and in rugby, according to Kane Williamson

Mar 23, 2014 Tweet | Share

I am not Jesus Christ! I don't know what's going on in his mind.

West Indies captain Darren Sammy says he cannot divine what Chris Gayle is thinking at any given moment

Mar 23, 2014 Tweet | Share

Each bail costs as much as an iPhone. We can't afford to give them away to players at the end of a game.

Bronte Eckermann, the inventor of the hi-tech stumps and bails with LEDs used in the World Twenty20, would not approve of bails being burnt to create a historic cricket contest

Mar 20, 2014 Tweet | Share

We're not too sure about them but at least you can tell where your fielders are.

England spinner James Tredwell finds the team's new t-shirts useful

Mar 20, 2014 Tweet | Share

It is in my top three.

New Zealand's Kane Williamson, when asked if Twenty20 is his favourite format of the game

Mar 15, 2014 Tweet | Share

We'll probably have a quiet beer and keep the live stream on, and pray, basically.

Western Australia captain Adam Voges on his team's plans of watching the Queensland-Victoria game, the outcome of which will determine WA's chances of making the Shield final

Mar 14, 2014 Tweet | Share

I wouldn't get in the Scotland team now. I told them that

Paul Collingwood admits the T20 game has moved on dramatically in just a few years

Mar 8, 2014 Tweet | Share

The captain always saying, just go and take your time, so this time I just try and take my time.

Shahid Afridi explains his strategy during his unbeaten 18-ball 34 that put India on the brink of elimination from the Asia Cup

Mar 2, 2014 Tweet | Share

We didn't want to beat Bangladesh so comprehensively, so we dropped a few catches.

Afghanistan's Asghar Stanikzai jokes about the missed chances towards the end of the match against Bangladesh

Mar 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

If we win 2-1, I'll be very happy it's not a five Test series

Russell Domingo on whether the SA-Aus Test series should be longer

Feb 27, 2014 Tweet | Share

In my playing days the ice was kept for the beers.

Michael Holding, the former West Indies fast bowler and commentator, isn't a fan of modern post-match fitness routines

Feb 21, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

No tear in the eye. I'm from South Dunedin.

New Zealand's first triple-centurion, Brendon McCullum, says he did not get emotional on reaching the milestone

Feb 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Probably in backyard cricket

David Warner's response when asked when was the last time he thinks he was giving so many lifelines

Feb 14, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I don't think eyes are going to be lighting up when Morne Morkel comes on. It's going to be when the poor spinner comes on.

Left-arm spinner Robin Peterson knows fully well who the Australian batsmen will be targeting in their Tests against South Africa

Feb 10, 2014 Tweet | Share

His [Pietersen's] relationship with English cricket has been like an illicit affair. Full of thrills and excitement, but destined to end in tears.

Former England captain Andrew Strauss' opinion of the sacked Kevin Pietersen

Feb 10, 2014 Tweet | Share

We just want to go dart the rhino and have some fun.

South Africa coach Russell Domingo on what South Africa will be doing over the next two days, ahead of their series against Australia

Feb 6, 2014 Tweet | Share

I think playing cricket taught me more about working in teams and leadership that has stayed with me throughout my career.

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella

Feb 5, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I wish I was Kane Williamson.

Australia fast bowler Kane William Richardson is in awe of New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson after he scores five ODI fifties in a row

Jan 31, 2014 Tweet | Share

It has taken 29 years.

The time it took Ross Taylor to put away his trademark slog sweep in non-T20 cricket

Jan 28, 2014 Tweet | Share

It is a case of the big three versus the spineless.

Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif's assessment of the proposed ICC revamp

Jan 25, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

What will happen with the FTP is far above my pay grade.

Brendon McCullum has his own way of deflecting uncomfortable questions

Jan 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

There's been 753 days and 3 different PMs since we last won a game.

A tweet from Sydney Thunder after their victory over Melbourne Renegades, which ended a 19-game losing streak

Jan 14, 2014 Tweet | Share

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Rob Steen: Careers tend to blossom or fizzle out depending on a sportsman's craving for success

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    The two faces of James Anderson

Sidharth Monga: Why does the man who is possibly England's greatest fast bowler occasionally turn into Mr Hyde on the field?

Performance and result analysis of Test teams

Anantha Narayanan: A look at Test teams across the years, measuring the peaks of each team

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How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable?

A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

Role model Moeen setting high standard

His rapid improvement with the ball has been integral to England coming from behind to lead the series - but that is just one area where Moeen Ali continues to impress

Time to liberate MS Dhoni

After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

Dhoni's control test

For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

Should Dhoni focus on one-day cricket?

His decisions in the England series have seemed to confirm that he does not care too much for the Test game. Maybe he should be concentrating on the World Cup

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    How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable? (134)

    A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

    Time to liberate MS Dhoni (113)

    After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

    Should Dhoni focus on one-day cricket? (78)

    His decisions in the England series have seemed to confirm that he does not care too much for the Test game. Maybe he should be concentrating on the World Cup

    Dhoni's control test (74)

    For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

    One-day barrier to Indian Test progress (56)

    With too great an emphasis on limited-overs cricket, MS Dhoni's side have a set of skills and a level of concentration that are not commensurate with the necessities of Tests

What They Said About

'You should not be embarrassing your country'

"If you do not want to be playing Test cricket for India, quit. Just play limited-overs cricket. You should not be embarrassing your country like that."
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar

"It's a disgrace to think that India have been blown away in 29 overs under blue skies on a pitch that was only doing a bit. They should be embarrassed. Some of those strokes were of players who didn't want to fight for their country."
Former England captain Michael Vaughan

"India were pathetic when they had to bat and bowl on two seaming, swinging pitches at Old Trafford and The Oval... The Indian batsmen were like lambs to the slaughter."
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott