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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

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 Tweet | Share

The way they [Venus and Serena Williams] hit it, they're more than welcome to bat at the top of the order. I might have to slide down a few spots.

T20 record holder Aaron Finch is impressed with the batting skills of the tennis champions

Jan 10, 2014 Tweet | Share

It wasn't the best start to the day. I dropped a few things in the supermarket, but I'm pretty happy now.

The day ended well for spectator Michael Morton, who won NZ$100,000 in a sponsor's contest for taking a one-handed crowd catch during the New Zealand-West Indies ODI in Hamilton

Jan 8, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I never heard his name and early morning my nephew told me about his feat, and I sort of said the first news of 2014 is of my record being broken.

Shahid Afridi responds to Corey Anderson breaking his record for the fastest ODI century

Jan 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Trying to create the next Wasim Akram.

India's bowling coach, Joey Dawes, is asked about Ravindra Jadeja bowling seam-up in the nets

Dec 27, 2013 Tweet | Share

The Strikers? You're a ten pin bowling team?

Australia fast bowler Kane Richardson is asked about his Big Bash franchise by a fellow passenger on a plane

Dec 26, 2013 Tweet | Share

It's going to be really hard not going to breakfast with a miserable Jimmy Anderson every morning, breaking him in slowly through the day and seeing a smile about tea-time

Graeme Swann on what he'll miss the most after retiring from international cricket

Dec 22, 2013 Tweet | Share

As I've heard many times before, don't tweet when you've had a drink.

Ryan Harris aplogises after a tweet rant against a casino that wouldn't let him in because he had been drinking

Dec 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

If I was Andy Flower I would be saying either [Pietersen] goes or I go.

In a newspaper column, Geoff Boycott writes that it's time for England to drop Kevin Pietersen

Dec 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

We finished third in a two-horse race.

Matt Prior is honest about his team's assessment down under

Dec 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

He was pretty keen to see what No. 1 was.

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on Trent Boult's reaction to the news that his spectacular catch to dismiss Denesh Ramdin was No. 2 on ESPN Sportcenter's Top 10 Plays of the day

Dec 15, 2013 Tweet | Share

I just have to turn up.

Zaheer Khan on his plans against Graeme Smith, whom he has dismissed six times in nine Tests

Dec 12, 2013 Tweet | Share

It's a cute little smile that he's got. I didn't mind giving him a little one back as well.

Mitchell Johnson compliments Joe Root and promises plenty of "mindgames" in the Perth Test

Dec 11, 2013 Tweet | Share

It is like comparing a Citi Golf to a Rolls Royce

South Africa allrounder Ryan McLaren sums up the difference between him and Jacques Kallis

Dec 10, 2013 Tweet | Share

That would be my advice: be prepared to get out.

AB de Villiers on the best way to approach batting against Dale Steyn

Dec 6, 2013 Tweet | Share

We can arrange a match for the administrators and let them go at it.

MS Dhoni on the acrimonious build up to the SA-India series in the boardroom

Dec 2, 2013 Tweet | Share

I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice

Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game

Nov 30, 2013 Tweet | Share

I've got a 60-year-old back and if I want to be able to lift my kids at 35 it's something I've got to entertain.

Brendon McCullum explains why he gave up keeping in Tests

Nov 23, 2013 Tweet | Share

I think we looked drunk during the Test series

Former captain Clive Lloyd when asked if West Indies had a T20 hangover through the 0-2 Test defeat to India

Nov 19, 2013 Tweet | Share

I have played cricket for 24 years, it has been only 24 hours since retirement, and I think I should get at least 24 days to relax before deciding these things.

Sachin Tendulkar doesn't want to think of what lies ahead just yet

Nov 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

I can imagine cricket without Sachin, but I can't imagine Sachin without cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar's wife, Anjali, on the bond her husband shares with the game

Nov 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

Sachin and I played 122 Test matches together. I never threatened his place in the team as a batsman. But I can tell you he sometimes threatened mine as a bowler.

Anil Kumble in the MAK Pataudi Memorial lecture he delivered in Mumbai

Nov 13, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'd dry retch for the next three days

Merv Hughes gives an unsurprising response to England's leaked menu

Nov 8, 2013 Tweet | Share

It does change your blood pressure slightly

Alastair Cook responds to repeated criticism of his captaincy from Shane Warne

Nov 6, 2013 Tweet | Share

First, tell me who has spelt Sachin wrong.

MS Dhoni, referring to "Sachine" next to the big screen at the Eden Gardens

Nov 5, 2013 Tweet | Share

There's a bit of pressure on me now if anything electrically goes wrong in the dressing room

Michael Carberry says his other skills as an electrician can come in useful

Nov 1, 2013 Tweet | Share

They actually feel it will be better off to put a bowling machine there.

MS Dhoni says his bowlers have been left quite deflated by the new ODI rules

Oct 31, 2013 Tweet | Share

We are not playing for a cheese sandwich.

Stuart Broad defends himself over a feisty reputation

Oct 29, 2013 Tweet | Share

'We have to get the wickets ready for the Test match. Please ask your boy to come in.'

Chandu Borde, team manager on India's tour of Pakistan in 1989-90, remembers the country's groundsmen asking him to get Sachin Tendulkar out of the nets

Oct 29, 2013 Tweet | Share

We don't use medicine from 50 years ago. We shouldn't rely on statistics from 50 years ago.

Victoria coach Greg Shipperd backs the idea of using the 12th man as a bowler even if it leads to the match being stripped off its first-class status

Oct 28, 2013 Tweet | Share

One day I was thinking, 'Thank God Sehwag was not born in Bangladesh'. If he was, he would have forgotten how to play cricket.

Tamim Iqbal shows his frustration at having his style of play constantly questioned by the local media

Oct 25, 2013 Tweet | Share

I really like Iceland. One of the nicest things about it is that I hardly ever had to reach for my credit card. There's practically nothing there to go shopping for.

Sachin Tendulkar's idea of a holiday does not include souvenir-hunting

Oct 25, 2013 Tweet | Share

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Chris Read talks about how unprepared he was for Tests, and that slower ball from Chris Cairns

    Everybody deserves a second chance?

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    England's Pietersen folly

Martin Crowe: Not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly

A man with two first names

Paul Ford: New Zealand's selectors have taken a punt on 27-year-old offspinner Mark Craig, highlighting the anaemic state of spin bowling in the land

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Crunch time for Sehwag and Gambhir

The former Indian openers haven't been shining lately, but the IPL presents an opportunity for them to show their class

England's Pietersen folly

They were making good progress in building a world-class side, but not getting rid of Kevin Pietersen after the texting saga in 2012 cost them greatly

The world record that nearly wasn't

Twenty years ago this week, Brian Lara became Test cricket's highest scorer, but he almost didn't make it

'Sri Lankan fans embrace the team, not just icon players'

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara go over their World T20 win, and feel grateful to have fans whose support remains unwavering in victory and defeat

The captain's blunder

Plays of the day from the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi

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What They Said About

'The heartbeat of the team'

Haroon Lorgat, the CSA chief executive

"He's a guy who has always played under a lot of pressure ... he has always found the inner strength to make sure he concentrates on his own performances, and he leads the team irrespective of what perceptions of him are, his presence alone will be sorely missed."

Russell Domingo, the South Africa coach