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You reckon this pitch was a beauty?

George Bailey disagrees with Ravi Shastri's description of the Jaipur pitch on which Australia and India scored 721 runs for the loss of five wickets

Oct 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'll also be working on my high five technique next training session in Jaipur!

James Faulkner tweets, after poking Brad Haddin in the eye while celebrating a wicket in Pune

Oct 14, 2013 Tweet | Share

You take Dhoni out, that probably answers your question.

Steve Rixon's reply when asked how Michael Clarke's absence would affect Australia in the India one-dayers

Oct 7, 2013 Tweet | Share

If I stayed here for a year, I probably would be weighing 200 kilograms.

Former Australia quick Craig McDermott, who's on tour with the Under-19s in India, tells the Indian Express that he loves the local food

Oct 2, 2013 Tweet | Share

I hope we have a Hollies in our team tomorrow when we bowl to Sachin.

Justin Langer hopes to send Sachin Tendulkar off with a duck in his final T20 game, like Eric Hollies did to Sir Don Bradman

Oct 1, 2013 Tweet | Share

Don't worry, mate, this happens all the time in Victoria.

Andrew McDonald cuts the tension in the dressing room after the infamous Simon Katich-Michael Clarke scuffle in 2008-09

Sep 23, 2013 Tweet | Share

At least they'll do their homework.

Former Australia coach Mickey Arthur looks on the bright side of his new job, coaching schoolkids in Perth

Sep 9, 2013 Tweet | Share

I know the fans get a refund for their ticket today but maybe they should have for yesterday

Australia's James Faulkner subtly expresses his displeasure at the pace of England's play on day three at The Oval

Aug 24, 2013 Tweet | Share

I just hope the Australian public give it to him [Stuart Broad] right from the word go for the whole summer and I hope he cries and he goes home.

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has clearly not forgiven Broad over the controversial walking incident in the first Test

Aug 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'm happy for you to write whatever you write there.

Australia coach Darren Lehmann at a press conference after his side collapsed to another Test defeat, in Durham

Aug 14, 2013 Tweet | Share

Hooked another one to Rooty. Of all the people in the field.

David Warner on being caught on the boundary by Joe Root

Aug 4, 2013 Tweet | Share

If James could take one thing to a deserted island he would definitely take his mirror.

Michael Clarke on team-mate James Pattinson's grooming interests

Jul 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

Where's Freddie? I need a hug

Brett Lee, on Twitter, has flashbacks to 2005 after the finish at Trent Bridge

Jul 14, 2013 Tweet | Share

He's a good-looking cat, he's a brilliant athlete, he has a nice family, he's studying law ... He can marry one of my daughters.

Ashton Agar's state coach, Justin Langer, can't find much wrong with Australia's newest Test cricketer

Jul 12, 2013 Tweet | Share

I thought that I was presenting a baggy green to a bowler.

Glenn McGrath is as surprised as the rest of us after Ashton Agar's batting heroics

Jul 11, 2013 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

There's not a lot of good that happens at 2.30 in the morning in a pub or a nightclub.

James Sutherland, Cricket Australia's chief executive, isn't a fan of night-outs that end up in bust-ups, like David Warner's did

Jun 14, 2013 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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

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3rd Youth ODI: Aust U19 v England U19 at Perth
Apr 18, 2015 (09:30 local | 01:30 GMT | 21:30 EDT -1d | 20:30 CDT -1d | 18:30 PDT -1d)
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