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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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
Gideon Haigh on following Rahul Dravid in delivering the Bradman Oration
Oct 24, 2012 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
If P Hughes is shaving tomorrow and gets a nick, M Guptill will appear from the medicine cabinet with a band-aid.
ABC radio commentator Kerry O'Keeffe, after Phillip Hughes is caught by Martin Guptill off Chris Martin for the fourth time in four innings
Dec 12, 2011 |
Disappointed to hear I'm probably the only New Zealand cricketer to score a hundred today.
Scott Styris tweets from the golf course, as New Zealand fold for 150 against Australia in Hobart
Dec 9, 2011 |
I'd love him to be in the team.
Ross Taylor barracks for Phillip Hughes' further inclusion in the Australian Test side. Hughes scored 10 and 7 in Australia's nine-wicket win over new Zealand at Gabba. Taylor managed 14 and 0
Dec 4, 2011 |
They (the Australians) are better at playing mind games than they are at playing the game."
Ishant Sharma's advice to fellow fast bowlers Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron
Dec 4, 2011 |
If you could buy luck in a corner store, I'd throw my life savings at it
Queensland fast bowler Ben Cutting on Twitter after getting injured during a Sheffield Shield game against Victoria
Dec 2, 2011 |
I haven't seen him since what he said, but my number hasn't changed.
Brad Haddin suggests Ian Healy talk to him directly about his keeping, rather than talking to the media
Dec 1, 2011 |
There's an elephant in the room at the moment in Ricky Ponting that nobody is really addressing
Chris Cairns thinks Ponting must go after the Test series against New Zealand
Nov 30, 2011 |
I was dying to go to the bathroom for an hour and a half but I was too scared to move.
Michael Clarke was not too comfortable, watching the lower order push Australia towards victory in Johannesburg
Nov 21, 2011 |
The problem is they also bowl plenty that could be hit to the boundary by a proficient club batsman
Ian Chappell explains the problem with Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle
Nov 19, 2011 |
I can tell you now it was useless, just a waste of time.
Australia captain Michael Clarke feels his 151 was no consolation in the face of his team's remarkable slip at Newlands
Nov 11, 2011 |
I thought I'd missed a whole day of my life.
Former Australia captain Mark Taylor went to bed when South Africa were 49 for 1 at Newlands, and awoke soon after to find Australia 21 for 9
Nov 11, 2011 |