The image and integrity of what was once a game, but is now a business is damaged in the eyes of all
Justice Cooke, the judge in the spot-fixing trial, says cricket is no longer a game
Nov 3, 2011 |
Let's face it...it can't get any worse than it did the other night, so we might as well go out there and enjoy it.
England T20 captain Graeme Swann is able to look on the bright side ahead of Sunday's T20 game against India in Kolkata
Oct 28, 2011 |
The next time I retire will be the last time.
Shahid Afridi speaks. His next retirement will not be a 'conditional' one, we gather
Oct 27, 2011 |
We know you can lose wickets in clusters and we seem to have lost 10 there in a cluster.
Alastair Cook attempts to assess what went wrong for England in the final ODI against India
Oct 25, 2011 |
The problem with England is they have too much theory in one-day cricket
Sourav Ganguly sums it all up after England go 0-4 down and asks why Ian Bell can't open the batting
Oct 23, 2011 |
I go on holiday for longer than that series is going to last.
Dale Steyn is disappointed that South Africa's home series against Australia includes just two Tests
Oct 22, 2011 |
We're absolutely happy [England beat India] because we want cricket to grow in England.
Rajiv Shukla, the new IPL commissioner, says England have lost a lot at cricket and football over the last 10 years and needed to win something
Oct 20, 2011 |
I think the 1983 team was better-looking than the 2011 team.
Sunil Gavaskar, when asked, at the NDTV awards, about the one big difference between his World Cup-winning side and the most recent winners
Oct 18, 2011 |
I'm not sure about that lad jumping off the ferry. That could be a very soggy way to end your career without any glory at all.
Andrew Flintoff, no stranger to booze-and-boat-based World Cup japes, passes judgement on the England rugby team's sorry campaign in New Zealand
Oct 14, 2011 |
I didn't have a clue, even when I was walking off."
Jonny Bairstow didn't quite know that he had got to a hundred with his last-ball six in England's tour match in Hyderabad
Oct 13, 2011 |
At that point of the game, we normally have a guy called Pollard coming in for us, but unfortunately he was playing for the other team.
Somerset captain Alfonso Thomas on his team's failure to get late runs to beat Mumbai Indians
Oct 8, 2011 |
We're the hunted rather than hunters now.
England captain Andrew Strauss puts his side's No. 1 status in perspective
Oct 5, 2011 |
Spin bowling is an art and so is fast bowling. All artists are crazy and similarly whoever wrote the book for Shoaib is also crazy between his ears.
Kapil Dev offers a possible explanation for some of the things in Shoaib Akhtar's new book
Oct 2, 2011 |
While fielding, I saw Tendulkar's legs shivering while facing his bowling.
Shahid Afridi backs up Shoaib Akhtar's claim that Sachin Tendulkar was uncomfortable while batting against him
Oct 1, 2011 |
If the board allows, I can go and play in Big Bash or Pro-40. Or else, I will play with my little son.
Ashish Nehra, who wasn't included in India's ODI squad for home series against England, reveals his future plans
Sep 30, 2011 |
I was determined not to cry. I thought, 'I'm not going down that route.'
Glen Chapple talks about how hard it was to keep his emotions in check when it became clear his side, Lancashire, were going to win the 2011 County Championship
Sep 23, 2011 |
Graeme Swann the captain would never pick Graeme Swann the kid.
England's new skipper, Graeme Swann, spells out his selection policy
Sep 22, 2011 |
I was looking after kids, that's what I had to do for four months ... I was busy with that.
Daniel Vettori on how he spent the off season
Sep 19, 2011 |
I can't make speeches like Churchill and I'll try to be as natural as I can.
England's Graeme Swann on what his captaincy approach will be like
Sep 15, 2011 |
I was starting to stiffen up already.
Michael Hussey was glad his captain restricted him to a one-over spell in Pallekele
Sep 9, 2011 |
When they take their tops off you can see they've barely started puberty.
Graeme Swann on his younger ODI team-mates
Sep 8, 2011 |
I don't accessorise and I don't have a man bag
Andrew Flintoff says he hasn't gone down the metro-sexual route
Sep 4, 2011 |
Might be a seam bowler coming in
Sunil Gavaskar speculates on a replacement for injured batsman Rohit Sharma, given India's strange selection policy on the England tour
Sep 3, 2011 |
I know all the players at Leicestershire inside out but I held Joshua Cobb in my arms when he was born, which is scary.
Veteran Leicestershire wicketkeeper Paul Nixon who announced his retirement, reveals just how long he has been playing cricket
Aug 29, 2011 |
In principle, I'm okay with the brain mapping, but not if needles are poked everywhere.
MS Dhoni has some reservations about the proposal to have his brain mapped by an Indian business school
Aug 23, 2011 |
This might take half an hour.
Rahul Dravid's succinct response when asked to pinpoint the reasons behind India's disappointing series in England
Aug 22, 2011 |
You invented the game. That's like saying America is No. 1 at baseball or American football.
David Cameron reveals that Barack Obama did not think England becoming No. 1 in Tests was a big deal
Aug 19, 2011 |
We are 100,000% behind Australia being the best cricket team in the world.
Tim Nielsen is very sure about where his loyalties lie
Aug 19, 2011 |
I always believed that the day my age exceeds my batting average it would be time to consider calling time on my career.
Nottinghamshire batsman Ali Brown on what prompted his decision to retire
Aug 18, 2011 |
All the best for your charity but no sympathies for your injured fingers for what you did to me in the NatWest final.
Nasser Hussain still hasn't forgiven Yuvraj Singh for his part in India's win at Lord's back in 2002
Aug 17, 2011 |
How come you didn't ask me about being Rahul Dravid?
Rahul Dravid ribs Nasser Hussain after the latter asked Sachin Tendulkar at an event whether he liked being Tendulkar, but didn't pose a similar question to Dravid
Aug 17, 2011 |
You won't see a Sreesanth batting like a Don Bradman just because he wants to bat like one.
MS Dhoni explains India's batting problems are not just down to being unprepared for the conditions
Aug 14, 2011 |
It's mad, isn't it, how you can still be disappointed when you score 290-odd - I suppose only cricket can do that to you
Alastair Cook on getting out for 294 against India at Edgbaston
Aug 13, 2011 |
Now I know what it means when they say you smell like a brewery.
A champagne-soaked Zimbabwe coach Alan Butcher enjoys the revelry following his team's win in their return Test
Aug 11, 2011 |
I think there are bigger problems out there than worrying about whether we have our latte out in Birmingham or not. I'm sure we will be fine.
AJ Strauss manages to keep the things in perspective after unrest in Birmingham kept the England players hauled up in their hotel rooms
Aug 9, 2011 |
If he nicks and doesn't walk it may be different, but apart from that he's quite good
MS Dhoni suggests Virender Sehwag's rumoured hearing difficulties may be selective
Aug 9, 2011 |
Yeah, it's dead right now in my car.
Ravi Bopara said an iPad had helped him become more organised, but keeping it charged could be the next key issue
Aug 9, 2011 |
Zimbabweans pride themselves on being hospitable. So even in this match, we keep throwing them a lifeline
Alan Butcher, the Zimbabwe coach, reacts to Bangladesh's fightback on the third day in Harare
Aug 7, 2011 |
I haven't watched a Test in so long that I actually don't know if this is good or bad
Zimbabwe's media manager, Jeffrey Murimbechi, displays a wry wit when talking about his team's progress against Bangladesh
Aug 4, 2011 |
Zimbabwe Cricket has just painted a house that's about to fall.
Tatenda Taibu criticises the board for not repairing the state of the game in Zimbabwe
Aug 3, 2011 |