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We're not going to let him in. We're going to keep my brother in for the whole 20.

Kings XI Punjab stand-in captain David Hussey's response to what his team's plans were for Chennai Super Kings' MS Dhoni

May 2, 2013 Tweet | Share

In eight games if you haven't made a significant contribution you're a bit of a passenger

Adam Gilchrist gives an honest appraisal of his own batting form in IPL 2013

Apr 30, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'd like to play but, as people keep reminding me, I'm very old.

Chris Rogers, the 35-year-old Victoria opener, has tongue firmly in cheek when asked about his Test prospects after a highly successful season

Mar 19, 2013 Tweet | Share

That's a line-in-the-sand moment.

Mickey Arthur on the sacking of four Australia players before the Mohali Test for breaching team protocol

Mar 11, 2013 Tweet | Share

You are going to laugh at this, but that ball and the ball I bowled Chris Martin at the Gabba. Exactly the same thing, through the gate.

Nathan Lyon when asked if bowling Sachin Tendulkar between bat and pad was his best Test delivery

Mar 8, 2013 Tweet | Share

I was hanging my head low, thinking I was run out by Sourav Ganguly.

Matthew Hayden recalls being run out in 2008 by M Vijay, who had replaced Ganguly at mid-on

Mar 3, 2013 Tweet | Share

I want to wish both teams plenty of luck - just a little bit more for the Indians as they need it a bit more than the Australians do.

Sunil Gavaskar makes his allegiance known during the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture ahead of the Chennai Test

Feb 20, 2013 Tweet | Share

Close the back cover of the book, move on and find something else to do.

Ricky Ponting says he doesn't want to make things harder for himself by thinking too much about international cricket

Jan 26, 2013 Tweet | Share

My Mum has got a pretty big mouth when it comes to that sort of stuff so I'm not sure who she would have told

Jackson Bird found out about his impending Test debut on Sunday but didn't tell his parents until after the official announcement on Monday

Dec 24, 2012 Tweet | Share

We haven't ruined his last Test match yet, hopefully we do.

AB de Villiers on South Africa's target of winning Ricky Ponting's last Test

Dec 2, 2012 Tweet | Share

This is my new team here.

After 17 years of playing for Australia, Ricky Ponting gestures towards his family as he announces his international retirement

Nov 29, 2012 Tweet | Share

At one stage I was hoping to bring out a squash ball because that's how well he was seeing it.

Morne Morkel on bowling to Michael Clarke, who scored his fourth double-century of the year

Nov 23, 2012 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I think Glenn's wasted his 25c there ... how much does a tweet cost, Brett?'

Mark Taylor is not a Twitter person, as his query to Brett Lee on Glenn McGrath's tweet, while on TV commentary, reveals

Nov 12, 2012 Tweet | Share

Hopefully I've done the country a favour and bowled Punter into a bit of form. I was thinking about that when I was getting driven for four.

James Pattinson after Ricky Ponting made 162 not out and 60 not out against Victoria in the Sheffield Shield

Oct 30, 2012 Tweet | Share

This is the first time I've won Man of the Match without taking a wicket.

The allrounder in Sydney Sixers left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe was on show in the Champions League T20 semi-final against Titans

Oct 26, 2012 Tweet | Share

Now I find myself coming in after Rahul, a job so huge that India has traditionally left it to Sachin Tendulkar. By that marker, I can really only disappoint.

Gideon Haigh on following Rahul Dravid in delivering the Bradman Oration

Oct 24, 2012 Tweet | Share

Not sure the ladies will appreciate their age being put up there.

Ian Chappell has a tip for the broadcasters while watching the Women's World Twenty20 semi-finals

Oct 5, 2012 Tweet | Share

You don't get many intelligent fast bowlers for starters, particularly at 19.

Like many others, Australia Twenty20 captain George Bailey is hugely impressed with fast bowler Pat Cummins

Sep 29, 2012 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

If we get through this, Sri Lanka will seem like a holiday resort

Australia's acting coach Steve Rixon faces up to the prospect of playing in the UAE heat

Aug 22, 2012 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I've had more sequels or comebacks than Rambo

Brett Lee on being in and out of the Australian side often during his career

Jul 13, 2012 Tweet | Share

I want to see a bit of mongrel

Mickey Arthur is worried about Australia's apparent meekness in the ongoing ODI series against England

Jul 9, 2012 Tweet | Share

I actually feel very embarrassed because I rejected him as a fast bowler. I think I did him and the game of cricket a favour

Dennis Lillee who advised Sachin Tendulkar to focus on his batting, instead of bowling, when he came to the MRF Pace Academy in 1987

Jun 26, 2012 Tweet | Share

Just had the ultimate insult. A kid just asked if I was Shaun Pollock.

Clint McKay has a go at his Mumbai Indians bowling coach on Twitter

May 3, 2012 Tweet | Share

Well, this will be your last Test.

Darren Sammy responds to Ricky Ponting's comment that Chris Gayle should be West Indies' captain, during a bit of on-field banter at the Dominica Test

Apr 27, 2012 Tweet | Share

They click on a link to see the score in the morning and they go '28, oh … Ponting 30, these guys are struggling'.

Australia's Ed Cowan does not think some people are well informed enough to judge him or his team-mates

Apr 26, 2012 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

There are people out there digging holes for a living and we're actually playing cricket. So stop whingeing.

Brad Hogg responds to Melbourne Stars coach Greg Shipperd's criticism of the BBL scheduling

Jan 20, 2012 Tweet | Share

I'm not inside Sachin Tendulkar's head. I wish I was sometimes

Ricky Ponting when asked about the pressure on Sachin Tendulkar to get his 100th international century

Jan 11, 2012 Tweet | Share

It's not the first time Michael Clarke has given up chasing Lara

ABC commentator Jim Maxwell gets cheeky as Clarke declares the Australia innings with his score an unbeaten 329

Jan 5, 2012 Tweet | Share

I'll take dog, I've been called worse so dog's a compliment

After scoring 329 against India at the SCG, Michael Clarke was asked whether he will ever shed the nickname Pup. To uproarious laughter, Michael Hussey suggested "Dog".

Jan 5, 2012 Tweet | Share

Peter Siddle's first Test wicket.

Peter Siddle struggled to keep a straight face as he answered the question "How would you describe Sachin Tendulkar?"

Jan 2, 2012 Tweet | Share

Maybe it's a case of two more bricks in the wall to fill that hole

Ian Chappell does not think Rahul Dravid getting bowled three times in a Test quite befits his nickname

Dec 29, 2011 Tweet | Share

A lot of fuss made over a five dollar bit of cloth.

Former Australia captain and current television commentator, Ian Chappell, on the baggy green

Dec 26, 2011 Tweet | Share

Ed's a great fella and obviously a very good author. But I won't be reading his book.

Michael Clarke on Ed Cowan, who will debut against India on Boxing Day

Dec 24, 2011 Tweet | Share

I'll probably give him a cuddle and a kiss goodnight ... [Tampering with his alarm] would be tampering with my own alarm, we are literally sleeping 30cm apart from each other.

Ed Cowan, who will be sharing an hotel room with Phil Hughes during their three-day game against the Indians. Both are fighting for the opener's slot for Boxing Day

Dec 18, 2011 Tweet | Share

It's a difficult one. I think ... I think it's err ... I think, I don't know what I think really.

Michael Hussey on the scheduling of the Big Bash League during Australia's Test series against India

Dec 16, 2011 Tweet | Share

I do not like swimming or going in the water, but I will be there posing. I have been looking after my body, so I have a lot to offer by posing.

Chris Gayle voices his interest in the Sydney Thunder's promotional activities on Bondi Beach during the Big Bash League

Dec 15, 2011 Tweet | Share

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