Well played AB de Villiers. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite enough to get Netherlands Cricket out of the record books for conceding highest-ever total
Netherlands batsman Tom Cooper's tongue-in-cheek response as, despite AB de Villiers' heroics, South Africa fell short of the highest ODI total by four runs
Jan 18, 2015 |
I am trying to understand what's happening but I can't
Michael Holding admits Chris Gayle's approach in the first ODI baffled him
Jan 16, 2015 |
A week ago I was a Blackcap, now I can't even afford shoes! Haha.
James Neesham, after suffering the twin indignities of a World Cup exclusion and a broken pair of flip-flops
Jan 14, 2015 |
We have gone into this theory of three seamers and one spinner the moment we sit on an aircraft which travels more than seven hours
Anil Kumble feels India's bowling composition in overseas Tests is too rigid
Jan 12, 2015 |
I have seen a lot of ads about protea fire. I guess Cape Town will be blazing tomorrow but with a maroon flame.
Darren Sammy has a dig at South African cricket's marketing campaign
Jan 8, 2015 |
It kind of felt like I was the library in a theme park.
Kane Williamson, on batting in partnership with Brendon McCullum during his whirlwind 134-ball 195 in Christchurch
Jan 1, 2015 |
Now even PETA has said you can't cosmetically remove the tail.
Of late India's tail has been letting the team down repeatedly, and MS Dhoni can't see a solution to that problem
Dec 31, 2014 |
That sums up the wicket. If I'm getting runs on it.
Ryan Harris on the MCG pitch
Dec 28, 2014 |
You can see the front line, it does not move, put your foot on it.
No-balls really do annoy Michael Holding
Dec 26, 2014 |
I'd like to say it's hard to miss, but I won't
Chris Rogers on being hit on the box by Ishant Sharma in the first over of the Boxing Day Test at the MCG
Dec 26, 2014 |
As my mates told me, that's the first hundred I've scored on TV for a while
Alastair Cook quips after beating James Anderson in a leg of darts
Dec 24, 2014 |
We shouldn't leave so much grass where even a 120kph bowler appears like Malcolm Marshall.
Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is aggrieved by the new trend of preparing green pitches in domestic cricket
Dec 23, 2014 |
I am happy about my achievements and records but the only regret I have is losing the fastest ODI century record.
Shahid Afridi is as frank as ever after announcing his decision to quit ODIs post the 2015 World Cup
Dec 21, 2014 |
When an Aussie sledges it's aggression but if an Indian sledges it's unnecessary and foolish.
VVS Laxman on the brouhaha over India's sledging on the third day in the Brisbane Test
Dec 20, 2014 |
If he had to get out there, we wouldn't have been able to keep the ball out of his hand.
Mohammed Moosajee, South African team manager, on why Allan Donald did not come out as 14th man in Centurion
Dec 19, 2014 |
I'll put that in the same category as the third new ball. Over-rated. Huddles are over-rated.
It's almost mandatory for teams these days, but Mark Taylor doesn't think much of them
Dec 19, 2014 |
If I'm playing the peacemaker, you can imagine what was going on out there.
Virat Kohli on the rising tensions between players on the fourth day of the Adelaide Test
Dec 13, 2014 |
Michael, change of plan. Some Bodyline, son.
Umpire Ian Gould tells Michael Clarke that Varun Aaron is coming around the wicket
Dec 10, 2014 |
His deal with himself was he would buy a new cow for his herd every time he hit a 100. The herd grew very quickly.
Phillip Hughes' friend Corey Ireland, during his eulogy
Dec 3, 2014 |
A bowler will always be a mirage and a batsman will always be water.
R Ashwin waxes metaphorical as he tells the BCCI website that cricket is a batsman's game
Dec 1, 2014 |
I think 99% of bowlers these days would fail the 15 degree test
Saeed Ajmal doesn't pull any punches when discussing suspect actions
Nov 24, 2014 |
It's got nothing to do about I'll see you in the car park and we'll beat the crap out of each other.
Dale Steyn tries to set the record straight about his confrontation with Michael Clarke during the Cape Town Test earlier this year
Nov 18, 2014 |
The Test series is big, but at the end of the day, if they do well in the World Cup no one will care about the Test series over there.
Former Australian bowler Stuart Clark thinks the upcoming Tests in Australia are not India's No. 1 priority
Nov 13, 2014 |
Maybe I need to touch up the eyebrows.
Australia's Aaron Finch after nearly being singed by a flame-thrower near the boundary during the first Twenty20
Nov 6, 2014 |
I was telling people if every time I answered a question about Multan I got a rupee, I would be a multimillionaire by now.
Rahul Dravid on the number of times he has been asked about his declaration in the 2003-04 Multan Test when Sachin Tendulkar was on 194
Nov 6, 2014 |
The hard thing about Pakistan is that they throw up these cricketers you've never seen before
Steve Waugh praises Pakistan's ability to keep discovering fresh talent, evident in their 221-run victory against Australia in Dubai
Oct 29, 2014 |
Speak to my wife, we should have kept going!
Geoff Marsh on the fact both his sons - Shaun and Mitchell - are now Australian Test cricketers
Oct 22, 2014 |
They are called the Tigers, which is a tough animal; you mess around with a tiger it kills you. We have to respect the Tigers, especially in their own forest.
Zimbabwe coach Stephen Mangongo isn't going to be taking Bangladesh lightly
Oct 21, 2014 |
A person is made of this earth, which has not been discovered completely yet.
Saqlain Mushtaq was asked if there can be further innovation to the doosra. This was his reply
Oct 15, 2014 |
'Okay, Anil is the only guy. Let's give it to him.'
Anil Kumble explains how he became India's Test captain when no one else wanted it, or was ready for it
Oct 15, 2014 |
Guys are up there trying to eat their breakfasts quicker than each other now
Brad Haddin on Australia's competitiveness, when asked if there was tension between his team and Pakistan
Oct 9, 2014 |
I've watched more cricket than I've played. So there's enough in this upper-storey that can be used before I forget it.
Ravi Shastri, India's new director of cricket, believes he has a lot to offer the team
Oct 7, 2014 |
First of all, I should get into the XI.
Darren Sammy, when asked if he would like to bat higher during the ODIs against India
Oct 2, 2014 |
It's almost like Indians have chillies from a very early age, therefore if you eat chilli it doesn't really bother you. But if we eat chilli, it burns our mouth, which is the same while playing spin.
Justin Langer the Perth Scorchers coach, on why Australians struggle against spin
Oct 1, 2014 |
Wicket-taker, contains, and he does it in a short-sleeved shirt, which is nice to see for a spinner.
George Bailey believes his Kings XI Punjab team-mate, left-arm spinner Akshar Patel, has plenty of talent and nothing to hide
Sep 28, 2014 |
I am happy they [England] gave us [India] the game of cricket, which they can't play very well, and the English language, which I can't speak very well.
Former India captain Kapil Dev gets cheeky after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the House of Lords from the Indo-European Business Forum
Sep 25, 2014 |
When our cricket team wins a tournament and returns, the entire country rejoices, but this achievement is a thousand times greater.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi after India successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars
Sep 24, 2014 |
I have enjoyed when a gorgeous cricket ball declines the advances of my well-manicured cricket bat. But loaded with the perseverance of a sincere lover, my bat wins
A dreamy Gautam Gambhir gets eloquent on batting and its romance, in his newspaper column
Sep 19, 2014 |
The guys play ten to 11 months in a year, so wives, girlfriends - you should be allowed to decide what your partners are irrespective of the gender - on tour
The Indian team manager may frown on girlfriends accompanying cricketers on tour, but Rahul Dravid believes in freedom of choice
Sep 13, 2014 |
We're definitely not predictable. You bowled two overs the other day.
Dale Steyn expresses his surprise on seeing his team-mate AB de Villiers bowl for only the second time in ODIs, against Zimbabwe in Harare
Sep 7, 2014 |