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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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

After doing 5 selfies with people this morning before 8am on my morning run/walk I've come to the conclusion that the autograph is dead!

No more finger cramps, if Shane Warne is right

May 29, 2014 Tweet | Share

I was called a donkey, wasn't I? So, yes, I do remember that

Alastair Cook remembers his first series as ODI captain, against Sri Lanka

May 21, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I want to tell the ICC that Pakistan is a safe country with highly professional law enforcement agencies.

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal gives the police a thumbs up after they recover Rs 900,000 of the Rs 4.5 million that was stolen from his house a year and a half ago

May 10, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I can't bear to watch them. They are so boring.

Kevin Pietersen airs his opinion on ODIs

May 5, 2014 Tweet | Share

He hurt us when we played against him so one way to stop him was to buy him and get rid of that headache

Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on how his team dealt with the Dwayne Smith problem

May 4, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Starting to question whether I'm a cricketer or a model here at the IPL

Dale Steyn comments on his spare time being taken up by photoshoots

Apr 24, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

You've got Brett Lee running in at quarter to ten at night with the second new ball. I mean, it's just stupid.

Kevin Pietersen is not a fan of the prospect of day/night Tests

Apr 17, 2014 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Don't worry about technique. Just smash it.

Former New Zealand batsman Debbie Hockley on the batting advice she gave to the Duchess of Cambridge before she faced the bowling of her husband, Prince William, at an event in Christchurch

Apr 14, 2014 Tweet | Share

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

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Allrounder Calum MacLeod's return from a faulty action is key to Scotland's World Cup hopes. By Tim Wigmore

The Australian who dares to attack spin

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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

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

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

Younis Khan and the art of scoring hundreds

Out of 70 batsmen who've scored 15 or more Test hundreds only five are from Pakistan, but Younis Khan's appetite for hundreds matches that of some of the top contemporary batsmen

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

    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

    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

    No Ajmal, no problem for Pakistan (33)

    When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations

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