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I am no astrologer, just a former cricketer, that's all

Sunil Gavaskar is deprecating about his powers to see into the future when asked if Rendezvous India will emerge as owners of the Kochi IPL franchise

Oct 27, 2010 Tweet | Share

You're telling me my international career is over because you've f***** up?

Shane Bond reveals how he lost his temper when NZC chief Justin Vaughan told him he couldn't play for his country anymore because of his involvement in the ICL

Oct 27, 2010 Tweet | Share

I remember him saying to Modi, 'I'm worth X amount of dollars'. Modi laughed at him.

Matthew Hayden, in his autobiography, writes of a conversation between Michael Clarke and Lalit Modi about playing in the IPL and how the then chairman was dismissive of excessive demands

Oct 24, 2010 Tweet | Share

Test cricket is bloody hard work, especially when you've got Sachin batting with what looks like a three-metre-wide bat

Michael Hussey is another Australian sick of seeing Sachin Tendulkar rack up the runs

Oct 20, 2010 Tweet | Share

I think I've got more chance of winning the Melbourne Cup in a couple of weeks.

Brad Hodge isn't expecting an international return despite his terrific form in the domestic one-day tournament

Oct 17, 2010 Tweet | Share

I am sick of seeing Sachin scoring so many runs

Michael Clarke is glad Sachin Tendulkar has been rested from the ODI series after he scored 403 in the two Tests

Oct 17, 2010 Tweet | Share

He got on top of my backpack and started chipping away at my head. It was a savage attack, so lucky to survive

On his way to Victoria's Sheffield Shield match at the WACA, Andrew McDonald made the mistake of getting between a drake and his ducklings

Oct 12, 2010 Tweet | Share

The world of cricket is reeling from a storm of allegations and rumours

The PCB chairman Ijaz Butt, the man whose reference to "loud and clear talk in bookie circles" had done so much to spread those rumours in the first place

Oct 6, 2010 Tweet | Share

I hope his back's pretty sore for next week as well and he can't play.

Ricky Ponting pays a back-handed compliment to Australia's nemesis, VVS Laxman

Oct 5, 2010 Tweet | Share

It's very frustrating, especially after you have batted the way I did, making it look hard for five hours, and then he comes out and smacks it everywhere.

Tim Paine is won over by Virender Sehwag's clutter-free hitting on the same track where he had to fight hard for close to a day for his 92

Oct 2, 2010 Tweet | Share

I think more people get enjoyment out of watching me bowl than bat

Simon Katich believes his left-arm chinaman is more attractive than his gritty, but effective, ways at the crease

Sep 25, 2010 Tweet | Share

I wish him all the best. (But) I'm still hoping South Australia can win the whole thing

David Hussey wants an Australian team to win the Champions League despite his brother Michael playing for Chennai

Sep 24, 2010 Tweet | Share

Size obviously does matter. We've got cover in the bouncy areas, but people who can swing as well.

England's national selector, Geoff Miller, gives an innuendo-laden take on one of the tallest attacks ever selected for an Ashes tour

Sep 23, 2010 Tweet | Share

I'd throw them a special gay cricket tea.

James Anderson on what he would do if a cricketer announced he was gay

Sep 20, 2010 Tweet | Share

Bit baffled... Cricket on TV... teams made up of Saffas, Indians and WIs... what is it... what are they playing in?

David Lloyd might have taken to Twitter, but modern leagues are still alien to him, Champions League T20 in this case

Sep 19, 2010 Tweet | Share

Fred had an unbelievable ability to put six bottles of beer in his mouth at once and down the lot. Quite remarkable

Michael Vaughan on Twitter soon after Andrew Flintoff announced his retirement

Sep 18, 2010 Tweet | Share

The way the Guyana's Amazon Conquerors played in their 1st CLT20 2010 game, they will not overcome a stream, much less that great river.

Former West Indies fast bowler Colin Croft gives his views on Guyana's nine-wicket loss to Royal Challengers Bangalore

Sep 15, 2010 Tweet | Share

I never dared to break the glass of his house while playing cricket as I used to be extremely scared of him.

One man who could restrain Virender Sehwag's big-hitting was India's world champion wrestler, Sushil Kumar, who grew up in the same locality as Sehwag

Sep 15, 2010 Tweet | Share

[Being selected for the national team] will be amazing for me of course but it will be massive for South Africa as well because of what I can bring on to the table.

Warriors' captain Davey Jacobs isn't a man short of confidence

Sep 14, 2010 Tweet | Share

I don't know, but the way he was batting right-handed, it did not look as if he was right-handed.

Harbhajan Singh's response when asked if the national selector who gave him a hard time was a right-hander or left-hander.

Sep 14, 2010 Tweet | Share

I will cut off those fingers

Think twice before you question Harbhajan Singh's recent form

Sep 10, 2010 Tweet | Share

I seriously expected a bravery award after what I have done

Veena Malik, former girlfriend of Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, attempts to give perspective to her contribution to the spot-fixing investigations

Sep 7, 2010 Tweet | Share

I will slap any bookie who will come near me, big time.

Harbhajan Singh has an emphatic plan to deal with bookie approaches - one that will not earn him a visit to the match referee

Sep 5, 2010 Tweet | Share

I am not one who likes to treat sportspersons like horses.

Anil Kumble makes it clear he wouldn't bet on cricket irrespective of whether it is legal or not

Sep 4, 2010 Tweet | Share

If they don't take him to the Ashes, we might as well just give Australia the urn.

Darren Gough gives his view on Kevin Pietersen's axing

Sep 1, 2010 Tweet | Share

What else can you say about people wanting to tell the world about the trivia in their lives?

Geoff Boycott clearly isn't a fan of Twitter

Sep 1, 2010 Tweet | Share

If he hasn't called me I'll certainly call him

Stuart Broad was going to be making contact with his dad, Chris, after doing something he never did...score a hundred at Lord's

Aug 28, 2010 Tweet | Share

Let's face it, we batted like morons twice - me included

Graeme Swann is typically candid in his assessment of England's defeat against Pakistan at The Oval

Aug 24, 2010 Tweet | Share

You're never going to see as much hugging as what you did with Matt Hayden and Justin Langer, so we won't be raising too many eyebrows in that regard

Shane Watson assures he and Simon Katich are unlikely to match the man love of their cuddle-happy predecessors

Aug 24, 2010 Tweet | Share

It was a hammer blow when he sacked me

Alastair Cook jokes about being dumped by James Anderson as his batting partner in the nets following his run of low scores

Aug 21, 2010 Tweet | Share

These are young, fit men and one or two have fielded like carthorses. You win a match by taking 20 wickets but because of their fielding they must take 34

Geoffrey Boycott is blunt in his assessment of Pakistan's fielding

Aug 18, 2010 Tweet | Share

Bryce, Bryce, your bowling's quite nice, they're gonna need some batting advice

Bryce McGain recounts the family-friendly chant the Essex fans came up with during his spell with the county

Aug 16, 2010 Tweet | Share

It'll be the Hilly and Billy show

Billy Bowden looks forward to officiating the Lord's Test between England and Pakistan with fellow New Zealand umpire Tony Hill

Aug 13, 2010 Tweet | Share

Dad's ashes are proving as elusive as bowlers found taking his wicket

New Zealand legend Bert Sutcliffe's son Gary has time for wit even as a search party is at its wit's end hunting for his dad's urn buried somewhere at Carisbrook in Dunedin

Aug 13, 2010 Tweet | Share

I've got no confidence whatsoever that he'll come back and play very well in the near future.

England's captain Andrew Strauss makes a Freudian slip while discussing Alastair Cook's Test merits

Aug 10, 2010 Tweet | Share

He'll bring something to the table. Cluedo, perhaps.

Shane Warne believes the presence of John Buchanan in the England camp this Ashes series will help Australia

Aug 8, 2010 Tweet | Share

I was on narcotics for 20 days, sitting and slouching in bed, passing out almost all the time

Robin Uthappa talks of dealing with excruciating pain following shoulder surgery

Aug 7, 2010 Tweet | Share

We have played each other almost every second month in the last eight months

Harbhajan Singh on the India-Sri Lanka excess

Aug 6, 2010 Tweet | Share

If fielders are there I can hit towards mid-off, midwicket or mid-on. Because I don't want to play boring Test cricket.

After reacting with the bat, Virender Sehwag reacts verbally to Sri Lanka's plan of placing square third man, deep point and sweeper-cover for him, and bowling short and wide

Aug 5, 2010 Tweet | Share

Can't you just speed it up a little bit, because we struggle to fit it into the super slow-mo replays.

Rudi Koertzen gets some advice on his signature 'slow death' signal from a television producer

Aug 3, 2010 Tweet | Share

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'The heartbeat of the team'

Haroon Lorgat, the CSA chief executive

"He's a guy who has always played under a lot of pressure ... he has always found the inner strength to make sure he concentrates on his own performances, and he leads the team irrespective of what perceptions of him are, his presence alone will be sorely missed."

Russell Domingo, the South Africa coach

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