They'd win the first four Tests and we'd try to nick one at the end when they were all drunk.
Nasser Hussain makes light of some difficult Ashes campaigns during his playing days
Jul 9, 2013 |
We look forward to seeing him in store again - fully clothed.
Jamie Curtis, the deputy store manager of a Kent supermarket where a Hampshire cricketer was caught streaking
Jul 5, 2013 |
One-day cricket is very unpredictable, whereas Championship cricket is more relaxed and more boring, in a way. You have to bowl six balls in the same area consistently.
Somerset bowler Craig Meschede explains why he has had difficulty in adjusting to the four-day format
Jun 19, 2013 |
How can you have a clash of cultures when you're playing against a country with no culture?
Former England captain David Gower stokes the fire ahead of the Ashes
Jun 5, 2013 |
Closest sport in America is baseball. But cricket lasts five days. We break every now and then for food. And we spend a lot of time rubbing our balls on our trousers.
Andrew Flintoff explains cricket to singer Jennifer Lopez
Jun 3, 2013 |
Once I got to 20, I got a bit of nosebleed.
Stuart Broad revels in getting some runs after a long time
May 21, 2013 |
When I was starting out, my dad always took me to the Lancashire trials, never criticised, and knew the way to McDonald's, rain or shine.
James Anderson thanks his family after getting 300 Test wickets
May 19, 2013 |
Everyone congratulated me, except Cooky... so maybe that says something!
After receiving the England Cricketer of the Year award, Matt Prior has a dig at his captain who is yet to win it
May 14, 2013 |
And my tip to all bowlers - learn to bat! Bowling is for mugs
Kevin Pietersen's pre-season advice to county bowlers on Twitter, after telling batsmen to hit it into the car park
Apr 2, 2013 |
I couldn't watch, so Jonathan Trott and Huw Bevan [England fitness trainer] provided commentary. I'm not sure they've got a future in it.
Alastair Cook couldn't watch the final overs of the Auckland Test, so he got others to do it for him
Mar 28, 2013 |
If it was easy cricket, it would be called 'Easy' cricket. It's Test cricket, and you know it's a test.
England's Steven Finn, after New Zealand ended day one in Auckland on 250 for 1
Mar 22, 2013 |
It was like watching Edward Scissorhands coping with a cricket ball coming down at him from a great height
Monty Panesar describes himself fielding under a high catch
Feb 11, 2013 |
I swear I haven't taken any growth hormones… I'm only 5'9.
On Twitter, England's Eoin Morgan has a message for "drug testers" who disturbed his "afternoon kip"
Feb 7, 2013 |
It was in the gents! That was nice, for my first meeting with the match referee
Ashley Giles reveals an unusual setting for a quick word from match referee Andy Pycroft
Jan 21, 2013 |
Even Fernando Torres has to sit out for Chelsea.
R Ashwin is philosophical about being left out of the first Twenty20 against Pakistan
Dec 26, 2012 |
The viewers have got no interest in what I've got to say because they switched off four or five hours ago.
Kevin Pietersen reacts to the slow and low Nagpur pitch, which yielded 199 for 5 in 97 overs on the first day
Dec 13, 2012 |
KP, genius. Where's that Twitter account?
David Lloyd gets mischievous as Kevin Pietersen celebrates England's victory in Mumbai
Nov 26, 2012 |
I hit more sixes than Bradman
When Geoff Boycott says that about you, you must have really kept it along the ground. Bradman hit six sixes in 52 Tests; Boycott took 108 to hit eight
Nov 19, 2012 |
If he drops me I'll never speak to him again.
Graeme Swann threatens Alastair Cook, his new Test captain, in jest
Oct 28, 2012 |
You used to stop for sandwiches in cricket but in this you stop to spit a load of blood out of your mouth into a bucket.
Andrew Flintoff compares cricket and boxing
Oct 20, 2012 |
What a pleasure being able to bowl bouncers at journos today!! Managed a few bruises!
Stuart Broad relished the opportunity to literally hit back at some of his critics
Oct 19, 2012 |
The atmosphere is better playing for Delhi Daredevils than for England.
South African crowds are being a little less hostile to Kevin Pietersen during the Champions League T20
Oct 13, 2012 |
I've had a few phone calls from people leaving messages and you can tell it's not for me, it's for the proper Jimmy Adams.
Hampshire's Jimmy Adams on being associated with West Indian Jimmy Adams.
Oct 7, 2012 |
We aren't here for archaeology.
ECB chairman Giles Clarke refuses to dig over old ground on the Pietersen affair
Oct 4, 2012 |
Good to see you are not here, actually.
Shane Watson greets television pundit Kevin Pietersen after winning his third Man-of-the-Match award in a row at the World T20
Sep 28, 2012 |
That's the leave of a man who's had a draining week
Michael Vaughan responds to Andrew Strauss padding up against Vernon Philander
Aug 19, 2012 |
When we married I was captain of England, good looking, plenty of money, not a care in the world. Now she is married to a fat old guy, not good looking any more, and no money.
Adam Hollioake is not too optimistic about wife's situation, after attending a court hearing tied to his debts
Jul 18, 2012 |
Even if we were here for a month, we'd still struggle to get in a lot of preparation time.
Russell Domingo, South Africa's assistant coach, has a dig at the wet English conditions
Jul 14, 2012 |
I'm regularly asked if I want a flake with my 99 but I'd be disappointed if it was any different
Alex Hales has been ribbed by a few of his county team-mates after missing a hundred against West Indies
Jun 27, 2012 |
I don't care. Say what you like. There's no love lost there.
Andrew Flintoff tells a journalist he can report his outburst against Michael Atherton
Jun 21, 2012 |
Kevin who? It's Ian Bell now who makes hundreds at the top of the order for England
David Gower voices his support for Ian Bell, who scored a century in the first ODI against West Indies, after replacing the retired Kevin Pietersen
Jun 18, 2012 |
Onions? Well, he has a few things to say. Give me back Jimmy Anderson. I don't like Onions. I don't use it in my food.
Marlon Samuels' wasn't so impressed with Graham Onions' sledging
Jun 9, 2012 |
He's a big bear, you just want to hug him. There are no frills to him. He always turns up and gets the job done
Graeme Swann on Tim Bresnan's popularity in the England dressing room
Jun 8, 2012 |
When you look at how many Sachin [Tendulkar] has got, you can see that 20 isn't that many
Andrew Strauss tries to put his achievement in perspective
May 27, 2012 |
Just as well I wasn't on Twitter when I played. Would have been fined everyday.
May 25, 2012 |
The windows will be in danger when Tino's bowling.
Andrew Flintoff, who lured Tino Best into a mistake with the sledge 'mind the windows, Tino', eight years ago, takes a dig at the fast bowler again
May 23, 2012 |
I had more adrenaline out there in one night than I did in 17 years of cricket
Adam Hollioake says he found cricket 'boring' after his first professional cage fight
May 6, 2012 |
You would turn up on the first morning of a championship match and get a phone call to say he was in Paris.
Jim Parks on how Tiger Pataudi, his team-mate at Sussex, was unsuited to the rigours of county cricket
May 1, 2012 |
I'll come for a lamb rogan josh and a pint
Andrew Flintoff tweets his IPL "reserve price" to Kevin Pietersen as "an old allrounder who can't bat and [is] too unfit to bowl"
Apr 21, 2012 |
You've got world-class players who are sitting in England now wanting to play the IPL when you've got some second-rate Australians getting gigs here.
Aussie-baiting remains one of Kevin Pietersen's favourite pastimes
Apr 12, 2012 |