Cricket General Quotes

Inspirational Cricket General Quotes for Athletes

My aim is to play Test matches. For me, there is a different feel of Test cricket as it tests your character. You come to know about your mental toughness, and most importantly, there is another level of satisfaction as a player.

- Suresh Raina
I tend to believe that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth.

- Harold Pinter
Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.

- George Mikes
I can't really say I'm batting badly. I'm not batting long enough to be batting badly

- Greg Chappell
The third umpires should be changed as often as nappies... and for the same reason.

- Navjot Sidhu
Yuvraj Singh is one of the best batsmen to watch in world cricket when he's in form. He is ego personified. Yuvraj doesn't just hit the ball, he lets it rebound off his aura.

- Jarrod Kimber
The minute you hesitate you are in trouble.

- Steve Waugh
To me, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.

- Shane Warne
To stay in, you've got to not get out.

Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.

Unwanted honking not only irritates others, but may also end up causing accidents. Drivers lose cool and it may result in road rage.

- Rahul Dravid
Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun.

- Edmund Blunden
I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.

I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people's ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That's the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.

Comfortably the best batsman in the world.

- Ajit Agarkar
Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.

- Imran Khan
Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches.

- Paul Hogan
I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result.

- Sachin Tendulkar
I think if you're writing about cricket, you're obviously writing about power, because cricket is such a loaded sport, much more so than soccer.

- Joseph O’Neill
I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage.

- Sachin Tendulkar