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 |
Where's Freddie? I need a hug
Brett Lee, on Twitter, has flashbacks to 2005 after the finish at Trent Bridge
Jul 14, 2013 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
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 |