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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

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

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