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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

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

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Jimmy Adams talks about the West Indian love for fast bowling, batting with Lara, and living a dream for nine years

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    Time to pension off the seniors?

Rob Smyth: If England are going to win nothing, history suggests it might be worth their while to win nothing with kids

'Smith's record in India is an aberration'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Graeme Smith's terrific record in different conditions

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Ridiculed Ishant ridicules England

Ishant Sharma has often been the butt of jokes, and sometimes deservedly so. Today, however, the joke was on England

Vijay rediscovers the old Monk

The leave outside off stump has been critical to M Vijay's success since his India comeback last year. Contrary to popular opinion, such patience and self-denial comes naturally to him

England seem to have forgotten about personality

They have to see a glass that is half-full, and play the game as if it is just that, a game; and an opportunity

Ishant's fourth-innings heroics in rare company

In India's win at Lord's, Ishant Sharma took the best bowling figures by an Indian in the fourth innings of a Test outside Asia. Here are five other best bowling efforts by Indians in the fourth innings of Tests outside Asia

Another battle, another defeat on Planet Al

Alastair Cook has got used to feeling of the axe hanging over him. Only his team-mates can save England now

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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