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I've got more runs than you this series.

South Africa's Dale Steyn has something to say to India's Rohit Sharma, on the final day of the Durban Test

Dec 30, 2013 Tweet | Share

I thought he had got shot, at first.

Trevor Penney, India's fielding coach, mistook Faf du Plessis' spectacular leaping catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan for something else altogether

Dec 30, 2013 Tweet | Share

Trying to create the next Wasim Akram.

India's bowling coach, Joey Dawes, is asked about Ravindra Jadeja bowling seam-up in the nets

Dec 27, 2013 Tweet | Share

The Strikers? You're a ten pin bowling team?

Australia fast bowler Kane Richardson is asked about his Big Bash franchise by a fellow passenger on a plane

Dec 26, 2013 Tweet | Share

It's going to be really hard not going to breakfast with a miserable Jimmy Anderson every morning, breaking him in slowly through the day and seeing a smile about tea-time

Graeme Swann on what he'll miss the most after retiring from international cricket

Dec 22, 2013 Tweet | Share

As I've heard many times before, don't tweet when you've had a drink.

Ryan Harris aplogises after a tweet rant against a casino that wouldn't let him in because he had been drinking

Dec 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

If I was Andy Flower I would be saying either [Pietersen] goes or I go.

In a newspaper column, Geoff Boycott writes that it's time for England to drop Kevin Pietersen

Dec 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

I could have used my bat, or tried to.

Hashim Amla answers a question on how he could have avoided getting dismissed in the first innings in Johannesburg, when he shouldered arms to an Ishant Sharma delivery

Dec 20, 2013 Tweet | Share

We finished third in a two-horse race.

Matt Prior is honest about his team's assessment down under

Dec 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

He was pretty keen to see what No. 1 was.

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on Trent Boult's reaction to the news that his spectacular catch to dismiss Denesh Ramdin was No. 2 on ESPN Sportcenter's Top 10 Plays of the day

Dec 15, 2013 Tweet | Share

I just have to turn up.

Zaheer Khan on his plans against Graeme Smith, whom he has dismissed six times in nine Tests

Dec 12, 2013 Tweet | Share

It's a cute little smile that he's got. I didn't mind giving him a little one back as well.

Mitchell Johnson compliments Joe Root and promises plenty of "mindgames" in the Perth Test

Dec 11, 2013 Tweet | Share

It is like comparing a Citi Golf to a Rolls Royce

South Africa allrounder Ryan McLaren sums up the difference between him and Jacques Kallis

Dec 10, 2013 Tweet | Share

That would be my advice: be prepared to get out.

AB de Villiers on the best way to approach batting against Dale Steyn

Dec 6, 2013 Tweet | Share

We can arrange a match for the administrators and let them go at it.

MS Dhoni on the acrimonious build up to the SA-India series in the boardroom

Dec 2, 2013 Tweet | Share

I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice

Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game

Nov 30, 2013 Tweet | Share

I've got a 60-year-old back and if I want to be able to lift my kids at 35 it's something I've got to entertain.

Brendon McCullum explains why he gave up keeping in Tests

Nov 23, 2013 Tweet | Share

I think we looked drunk during the Test series

Former captain Clive Lloyd when asked if West Indies had a T20 hangover through the 0-2 Test defeat to India

Nov 19, 2013 Tweet | Share

I have played cricket for 24 years, it has been only 24 hours since retirement, and I think I should get at least 24 days to relax before deciding these things.

Sachin Tendulkar doesn't want to think of what lies ahead just yet

Nov 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

I can imagine cricket without Sachin, but I can't imagine Sachin without cricket.

Sachin Tendulkar's wife, Anjali, on the bond her husband shares with the game

Nov 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

Sachin and I played 122 Test matches together. I never threatened his place in the team as a batsman. But I can tell you he sometimes threatened mine as a bowler.

Anil Kumble in the MAK Pataudi Memorial lecture he delivered in Mumbai

Nov 13, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'd dry retch for the next three days

Merv Hughes gives an unsurprising response to England's leaked menu

Nov 8, 2013 Tweet | Share

It does change your blood pressure slightly

Alastair Cook responds to repeated criticism of his captaincy from Shane Warne

Nov 6, 2013 Tweet | Share

First, tell me who has spelt Sachin wrong.

MS Dhoni, referring to "Sachine" next to the big screen at the Eden Gardens

Nov 5, 2013 Tweet | Share

There's a bit of pressure on me now if anything electrically goes wrong in the dressing room

Michael Carberry says his other skills as an electrician can come in useful

Nov 1, 2013 Tweet | Share

They actually feel it will be better off to put a bowling machine there.

MS Dhoni says his bowlers have been left quite deflated by the new ODI rules

Oct 31, 2013 Tweet | Share

We are not playing for a cheese sandwich.

Stuart Broad defends himself over a feisty reputation

Oct 29, 2013 Tweet | Share

'We have to get the wickets ready for the Test match. Please ask your boy to come in.'

Chandu Borde, team manager on India's tour of Pakistan in 1989-90, remembers the country's groundsmen asking him to get Sachin Tendulkar out of the nets

Oct 29, 2013 Tweet | Share

We don't use medicine from 50 years ago. We shouldn't rely on statistics from 50 years ago.

Victoria coach Greg Shipperd backs the idea of using the 12th man as a bowler even if it leads to the match being stripped off its first-class status

Oct 28, 2013 Tweet | Share

One day I was thinking, 'Thank God Sehwag was not born in Bangladesh'. If he was, he would have forgotten how to play cricket.

Tamim Iqbal shows his frustration at having his style of play constantly questioned by the local media

Oct 25, 2013 Tweet | Share

I really like Iceland. One of the nicest things about it is that I hardly ever had to reach for my credit card. There's practically nothing there to go shopping for.

Sachin Tendulkar's idea of a holiday does not include souvenir-hunting

Oct 25, 2013 Tweet | Share

I enjoyed everything about Australia, except the Test match.

Imran Tahir remembers the last time he played for South Africa in whites

Oct 24, 2013 Tweet | Share

How does Usain Bolt know you? You're just my soccer coach.

Matthew Hayden's son Joshua wants to know why Bolt said Hayden was his hero during the Olympics

Oct 24, 2013 Tweet | Share

Sachin was trying to look after his mate [Harbhajan Singh] and changed his story a couple of times to suit.

Ricky Ponting, the former Australia captain, recounts the hearings after the infamous Monkeygate scandal of 2008

Oct 22, 2013 Tweet | Share

It was the easiest 56 hours I've had managing him because he didn't argue or make my job difficult

Jesse Ryder's manager Aaron Klee gives a light-hearted account of what it was like during Ryder's induced coma

Oct 21, 2013 Tweet | Share

Maybe, but only for the five days. If the young man is listening, unfortunately, that's how it is.

Sourav Ganguly, when asked during a TV commentary stint whether Sachin Tendulkar would be more popular than him in Kolkata during his penultimate Test match

Oct 19, 2013 Tweet | Share

He wouldn't stop until he had got my elbow sticking out properly.

British prime minister David Cameron on getting batting tips from Geoffrey Boycott, an event he called the his most exciting moment of the year

Oct 19, 2013 Tweet | Share

I think more than me you guys were getting frustrated that I was not getting a hundred.

Rohit Sharma responds to journalists after his unbeaten 141 in the 2nd ODI against Australia

Oct 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

You reckon this pitch was a beauty?

George Bailey disagrees with Ravi Shastri's description of the Jaipur pitch on which Australia and India scored 721 runs for the loss of five wickets

Oct 17, 2013 Tweet | Share

I'll also be working on my high five technique next training session in Jaipur!

James Faulkner tweets, after poking Brad Haddin in the eye while celebrating a wicket in Pune

Oct 14, 2013 Tweet | Share

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