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A week ago I was a Blackcap, now I can't even afford shoes! Haha.

James Neesham, after suffering the twin indignities of a World Cup exclusion and a broken pair of flip-flops

Jan 14, 2015 Tweet | Share

It kind of felt like I was the library in a theme park.

Kane Williamson, on batting in partnership with Brendon McCullum during his whirlwind 134-ball 195 in Christchurch

Jan 1, 2015 Tweet | Share

My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat

Lou Vincent confesses to his involvement in fixing before being given life bans by the ECB and Champions League T20

Jul 1, 2014 Tweet | Share

Don't worry about technique. Just smash it.

Former New Zealand batsman Debbie Hockley on the batting advice she gave to the Duchess of Cambridge before she faced the bowling of her husband, Prince William, at an event in Christchurch

Apr 14, 2014 Tweet | Share

We've never tackled them on the cricket field.

The difference between New Zealand's rivalry with South Africa in cricket and in rugby, according to Kane Williamson

Mar 23, 2014 Tweet | Share

It is in my top three.

New Zealand's Kane Williamson, when asked if Twenty20 is his favourite format of the game

Mar 15, 2014 Tweet | Share

No tear in the eye. I'm from South Dunedin.

New Zealand's first triple-centurion, Brendon McCullum, says he did not get emotional on reaching the milestone

Feb 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

But he won't score 300 for us.

MS Dhoni, when reminded that Brendon McCullum will soon be his IPL team-mate. McCullum scored a triple to deny India a series-levelling win

Feb 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

I wish I was Kane Williamson.

Australia fast bowler Kane William Richardson is in awe of New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson after he scores five ODI fifties in a row

Jan 31, 2014 Tweet | Share

It has taken 29 years.

The time it took Ross Taylor to put away his trademark slog sweep in non-T20 cricket

Jan 28, 2014 Tweet | Share

What will happen with the FTP is far above my pay grade.

Brendon McCullum has his own way of deflecting uncomfortable questions

Jan 18, 2014 Tweet | Share

It wasn't the best start to the day. I dropped a few things in the supermarket, but I'm pretty happy now.

The day ended well for spectator Michael Morton, who won NZ$100,000 in a sponsor's contest for taking a one-handed crowd catch during the New Zealand-West Indies ODI in Hamilton

Jan 8, 2014 Tweet | Share

I never heard his name and early morning my nephew told me about his feat, and I sort of said the first news of 2014 is of my record being broken.

Shahid Afridi responds to Corey Anderson breaking his record for the fastest ODI century

Jan 1, 2014 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

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'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

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

It was a really bad ball, to be honest. The moment it left my hand, I thought it was going to the boundary. The wicket I got, what can I say... no comments.

Nasir Hossain is sheepish about his dismissal of Peter Fulton with a short, wide ball

Oct 9, 2013 Tweet | Share

The only injury I am going to get in the dressing room is probably burning myself with a cup of tea.

And given New Zealand fast bowling coach Shane Bond's history with injury, he should be careful while handling his tea

Oct 6, 2013 Tweet | Share

Did I look calm?

James Neesham can't believe he didn't come across as nervous during his lead role in Otago's win over Lions after the Super Over was tied

Sep 29, 2013 Tweet | Share

The batting average was around 4 for a while, which was not completely ridiculous.

New Zealand quick Chris Martin brings out the stats to dispel the myths about his batting

Jul 3, 2013 Tweet | Share

I couldn't watch, so Jonathan Trott and Huw Bevan [England fitness trainer] provided commentary. I'm not sure they've got a future in it.

Alastair Cook couldn't watch the final overs of the Auckland Test, so he got others to do it for him

Mar 28, 2013 Tweet | Share

It's the only form I get picked in, so I'm a big fan of it

Kyle Mills on one-day cricket

Feb 20, 2013 Tweet | Share

I don't think you have to say much if they are 45 all out.

Vernon Philander on why South Africa held back on the sledging in the first Test against New Zealand in Cape Town

Jan 4, 2013 Tweet | Share

I was wondering who the hell's calling me at 8am on a day off.

New Zealand spinner Bruce Martin on his reaction when the national selectors called him up ahead of the South Africa tour

Dec 30, 2012 Tweet | Share

I've developed a new shot this week - a leave outside off stump

Lou Vincent makes the transition from Twenty20s to first-class cricket

Nov 5, 2012 Tweet | Share

We felt like we beat Wellington, we just didn't beat Jesse.

Central Districts' Jamie How, after Jesse Ryder's 117 not out and 174 took Wellington to a five-wicket win in his first match back

Nov 3, 2012 Tweet | Share

He's young and good looking like me

Lou Vincent compares himself to teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, who is also Auckland's 'motivational figurehead'

Oct 22, 2012 Tweet | Share

When he hits it, it goes for a six. When he doesn't hit it, it goes for a six.

Mushfiqur Rahim on Brendon McCullum, following his 51-ball hundred against Bangladesh at the World Twenty20

Sep 21, 2012 Tweet | Share

Very difficult to replicate 40,000 screaming Indians

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson says that it is hard to simulate a realistic pressure situation in the nets

Sep 4, 2012 Tweet | Share

The feedback I've heard for not being picked up is that I scare people off with my age and fitness, and I can completely understand that, because I scare myself off.

New Zealand's Jacob Oram rationalises why he missed out on the IPL auction and the SLPL draft system

Aug 28, 2012 Tweet | Share

We're really good at sitting on our butts and going backwards

Simon Doull explains New Zealand's rowing gold medals and their absence in track and field events

Aug 5, 2012 Tweet | Share

I've spent the last 27 years trying to forget that series

Ken Rutherford on facing Holding & Co in 1985 (The then-19-year-old made 12 runs in seven innings, facing 72 balls in four tests.)

Jul 24, 2012 Tweet | Share

I saw the floor. It's a dark, ugly, terrible place and I haven't been there for a long time.

Sports-radio host Mark Watson, after Jesse Ryder knocked him out in one minute, 54 seconds in a much-anticipated boxing bout

Jul 6, 2012 Tweet | Share

I don't expect Jesse to have heard of me too much. I have a reasonably intelligent audience

New Zealand sports broadcaster Mark Watson taunts Jesse Ryder ahead of their boxing match

Jun 14, 2012 Tweet | Share

They ask me, 'Is it as mad as it looks?'

That is what most of his countrymen ask New Zealand captain Ross Taylor about the IPL

Apr 13, 2012 Tweet | Share

The bride doesn't put on her dress and makeup until her wedding day, does she?

The Seddon Park groundsman, Karl Johnson, says the pitch, justifiably, is not quite ready yet for the second New Zealand-South Africa Test

Mar 13, 2012 Tweet | Share

It hit me just above the knee-roll and when you're three foot nothing you don't have much of a chance.

Brendon McCullum on whether he considered challenging his lbw decision in the Napier Test against Zimbabwe

Jan 26, 2012 Tweet | Share

It took a while to convince my girlfriend that I was telling the truth.

Everyone was taken by surprise when the little known Otago allrounder Sam Wells was called up to the New Zealand Test squad

Jan 24, 2012 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

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