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We actually want to thank Kepler Wessels. He gave us the motivation.

Tillakaratne Dilshan responds to Wessels' pre-series jibe that even an A team can beat Sri Lanka

Dec 30, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

If I play my third Test after seven years then my career's over

Nazmul Hossain, who made a Test comeback for the first time since 2004, hopes he wouldn't have to wait an eternity for his next Test

Dec 19, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

There are a few of us who have been hit on the head and who wish we can bowl fast. Jakes is blessed that he can do both.

Graeme Smith is in awe of Jacques Kallis' ability to come back from a knock on the head, to bounce the bowler who hit him

Dec 18, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Well, like a few, creaking Terminators, we're back. Older, wiser and I hope improved

Rahul Dravid on his and Sachin Tendulkar's return to Australia when many thought the 2007-08 tour would be their last

Dec 15, 2011 Tweet | Share

Survived most frightening drive from Chittagong hotel to the airport. The driver didn't know where his off stump was, bit like BD batsmen!

The Bangladesh batsmen will do well to not follow Ramiz Raja's Twitter page

Dec 14, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

The reason is very simple: I don't really speak nonsense.

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez explains why he is nicknamed 'the professor'

Dec 10, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I'm an old man and my back and glutes are tight.

Virender Sehwag is understandably a little tired after his record-breaking ODI double-century

Dec 8, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

We have some seriously good players at the moment, shining in Tests. The chances of them being around in 2017 is zero.

Haroon Lorgat, the ICC CEO, is disappointed that some players who've made Tests exciting won't be playing the Test Championship in six years from now

Dec 2, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Whatever you tell No. 10 or No. 11, they always do what they want to do.

Virender Sehwag about Varun Aaron and Umesh Yadav's batting in the tense chase in Cuttack, but he could well have been echoing the thoughts of his own batting coaches

Nov 29, 2011 Tweet | Share

Win or draw, win or draw.

Kirk Edwards' chant from cover, as the Mumbai Test headed for a tight finish

Nov 26, 2011 Tweet | Share

The 1983 team was movie stars playing cricket

Sunil Gavaskar backs up an earlier assertion, about the first Indian World Cup-winning side being better looking than the second, with details of how many players from the former had acted in films

Nov 23, 2011 Tweet | Share

There's only so much you can do on Cricinfo

Ross Taylor wanted to watch Pat Cummins bowl, but said Australia's Tests in South Africa weren't on television in New Zealand

Nov 22, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

Listen, I got your name wrong, but you didn't have to drop the catch

Dale Steyn explains that he got substitute fielder Dale Deeb's name wrong on the morning of the day Deeb cost Steyn a five-for

Nov 18, 2011 Tweet | Share

I'd love to still play -- but you can't risk a yorker on the toe!

Manchester City footballer James Milner, who was a batsman in Yorkshire's junior teams, on why his cricketing career has been put on hold

Nov 18, 2011 Tweet | Share

It is like giving a machine gun to a monkey. It can be fantastic or it can be an absolute disaster too

Hugh Morris on the perils of players using Twitter

Nov 16, 2011 Tweet | Share

The whole second innings thing is a blur. Luckily, there are highlights, so you can see it every ten minutes on television.

Morne Morkel can't get enough of watching Australia's collapse at Newlands

Nov 15, 2011 Tweet | Share

At 80 years of age, he [the Eden Gardens curator] has got more life than this pitch.

Former West Indies wicketkeeper and commentator Jeff Dujon makes it clear what he thinks of the wicket for the Kolkata Test between India and West Indies

Nov 14, 2011 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

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 Tweet | Share

I've never had a day like this in my career and I hope I never will again.

Michael Clarke may have scored what was arguably his best Test century at Newlands, but that did not necessarily make it Australia's day

Nov 10, 2011 Tweet | Share

Courtney found it a little more difficult than me, but trust me Test centuries are not easy to get.

Sanjay Manjrekar ribs co-presenter Courtney Walsh while discussing Sachin Tendulkar's wait for a 100th century

Nov 9, 2011 Tweet | Share

Well, people think I'm having a mid-life crisis. And I can only say 'too right!'

Martin Crowe on making a comeback to club cricket at the age of 49

Nov 9, 2011 Tweet | Share

It is time Afridi just kept his mouth shut and focused on his cricket.

No signs yet of Waqar Younis and Shahid Afridi burying the hatchet

Nov 7, 2011 Tweet | Share

In Katich's last seven innings, he averaged only 29.00. I averaged over 85.00 from my last seven hits and he calls himself poorly treated?

Dean Jones doesn't think Simon Katich has been dealt too bad a deal

Nov 5, 2011 Tweet | Share

Against this Indian batting line-up, you probably need to play seven bowlers

If five bowlers can't finish the job, maybe seven can, reckons Ottis Gibson, the West Indies coach

Nov 4, 2011 Tweet | Share

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    'Haven't seen anyone play as straight as Sachin'

My XI: Martin Crowe on Tendulkar's finely calibrated footwork

    The importance of being insatiable

Rob Steen: Careers tend to blossom or fizzle out depending on a sportsman's craving for success

    In the ring with Adam Hollioake

On the Road: Arya Yuyutsu picks a fight with the former England cricket captain turned pro-boxer. Because he's that daft

    The two faces of James Anderson

Sidharth Monga: Why does the man who is possibly England's greatest fast bowler occasionally turn into Mr Hyde on the field?

Performance and result analysis of Test teams

Anantha Narayanan: A look at Test teams across the years, measuring the peaks of each team

News | Features Last 7 days

How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable?

A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

Role model Moeen setting high standard

His rapid improvement with the ball has been integral to England coming from behind to lead the series - but that is just one area where Moeen Ali continues to impress

'We watched cricket, we talked cricket'

On the eve of Mahela Jayawardene's final Test, his team-mate, best friend and fellow batting superstar Kumar Sangakkara speaks about what made him, and them, tick

Time to liberate MS Dhoni

After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

Dhoni's control test

For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

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    How bad must a defeat be to be unacceptable? (133)

    A gutting loss to England, after leading the series 1-0, has thrown up some glaring inadequacies in the Indian team but there is little being said or done in terms of improvement

    Time to liberate MS Dhoni (112)

    After 8-0, MS Dhoni could look forward to building a team from scratch; now, there is nothing left for him to contribute. Free him from the Test captaincy and he could yet give back in other ways

    Should Dhoni focus on one-day cricket? (78)

    His decisions in the England series have seemed to confirm that he does not care too much for the Test game. Maybe he should be concentrating on the World Cup

    Dhoni's control test (74)

    For all MS Dhoni's many trophies and accomplishments, Test cricket continues to resist his magic and indefinitely postpone his motorbike ride into the sunset

    One-day barrier to Indian Test progress (56)

    With too great an emphasis on limited-overs cricket, MS Dhoni's side have a set of skills and a level of concentration that are not commensurate with the necessities of Tests

What They Said About

'You should not be embarrassing your country'

"If you do not want to be playing Test cricket for India, quit. Just play limited-overs cricket. You should not be embarrassing your country like that."
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar

"It's a disgrace to think that India have been blown away in 29 overs under blue skies on a pitch that was only doing a bit. They should be embarrassed. Some of those strokes were of players who didn't want to fight for their country."
Former England captain Michael Vaughan

"India were pathetic when they had to bat and bowl on two seaming, swinging pitches at Old Trafford and The Oval... The Indian batsmen were like lambs to the slaughter."
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott