Cricket Quotes and Sayings

During my 21 years of playing cricket, I have never been approached by anyone or offered a bribe.
Cricket Quote by Imran Khan

When I was playing the game we never had the benefit of TV or video to analyse our techniques or look at faults, we depended on other cricketers to watch us and then tell us what they thought we were doing wrong.
Cricket Quote by Geoffrey Boycott

Reading poetry and watching cricket were the sum of my world, and the two are not so far apart as many aesthetes might believe.
Cricket Quote by Donald Bradman

It’s a fun day, a day which kicks off the start of our tour, it’s got great tradition – Australian cricketers just love tradition – and it’s been a really pleasant day.
Cricket Quote by Matthew Hayden

Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.
Cricket Quote by Imran Khan

I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad. Cricket Quote by
Ian Botham

Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
Cricket Quote by Robin Williams

Frequently the assertion is made that wicket keepers are born and not made. Yet anyone with average ball sense can make a fair job of it if he is prepared to work hard.
Cricket Quote by Alan Knott

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.
Cricket Quote by Paul Hogan

To me, it doesn’t matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
Cricket Quote by Ian Botham

I feel I have had a very interesting life, but I am rather hoping there is still more to come. I still haven’t captained the England cricket team, or sung at Carnegie Hall!
Cricket Quote by Jeffrey Archer

One-day cricket is a very important part of our play. We’ve got a long way to go until the next World Cup and for us it’s one ruthless game after another where we can play well.
Cricket Quote by Matthew Hayden

When I began to use my cricket, the first man I met in the darkness I thought was a German until he cricketed. We threw our arms around each other, and from that moment I knew we had won the war.
Cricket Quote by Gen Maxwell D. Taylor

Every cricketer knows that in the early stages of a batsman’s innings i.e. before he gets his eye in — luck plays an important part.
Cricket Quote by W.G. Grace

Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.
Cricket Quote by Edmund Blunden

When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it’s been great.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

The great thing in hitting is, not to be half-hearted about it; but when you make up your mind to hit, to do it as if the whole match depended upon that particular stroke.
Cricket Quote by W. G. Grace

I should like to say that good batsman are born, not made; but my long experience comes up before me, and tells me that it is not so.
Cricket Quote by W.G. Grace

I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession.
Cricket Quote by Ian Botham

Once again our cricketers have flattered to deceive in Australia.
Cricket Quote by Ted Dexter

Still, I believe it is only a passing phase and cricket will one day produce an abundance of great players.
Cricket Quote by Frank Woolley

I do not believe so implicitly, as some cricketers and writers upon cricket do, in watching the bowler’s hand.I prefer to watch the ball, and not anticipate events.
Cricket Quote by W.G. Grace

Cricket was my reason for living.
Cricket Quote by Harold Larwood

I was a keen sportsman, and became school captain in soccer and cricket.
Cricket Quote by John E. Walker

If the French noblesse had been capable of playing cricket with their peasants, their chateaux would never have been burnt.
Cricket Quote by G. M. Trevelyan

I cannot let this opportunity pass without placing on record how much I have enjoyed my cricket with Kent.
Cricket Quote by Frank Woolley

Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.
Cricket Quote by Robert Mugabe

Test Cricket is not a light-hearted business, especially that between England and Australia.
Cricket Quote by Donald Bradman

Isn’t cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

Far from all resort of mirth, Save the cricket on the hearth!
Cricket Quote by John Milton

Both sides have been playing tremendous cricket over a couple of years and they’re both very good units.
Cricket Quote by Matthew Hayden

I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for.
Cricket Quote by Ian Botham

In the old days we were probably educated in cricket in a far more serious way than now.
Cricket Quote by Frank Woolley

I love surfing more than cricket, more interesting and you meet great people.
Cricket Quote by Hansie Cronje

If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don’t understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn’t understand what they were talking about.
Cricket Quote by Jim Jarmusch

Baseball and cricket are beautiful and highly stylized medieval war substitutes, chess made flesh, a mixture of proud chivalry and base – in both senses – greed.
Cricket Quote by John Fowles

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.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

What I’d really like to give a try is cricket, because I grew up playing American baseball.
Cricket Quote by Jeremy London

Those were the great days when plenty of amateurs could spare time for cricket.
Cricket Quote by Frank Woolley

With just about every player in Australia, his whole goal and ambition is to play for Australia. That’s why they’re playing first class cricket. It’s just a different attitude.
Cricket Quote by Shane Warne

I grew up on cricket and I think Australian kids are getting so Americanized, you know?
Cricket Quote by Rachel Griffiths

It cricket requires one to assume such indecent postures.
Cricket Quote by Oscar Wilde

It is impossible for forward play to be quite as safe as back play, because there must be a moment when the ball is out of sight.
Cricket Quote by K.S. Ranjitsinhji

But eventually it is a game of cricket.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.
Cricket Quote by Imran Khan

Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game. I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
Cricket Quote by Steve Waugh

Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.
Cricket Quote by George Mikes

I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
Cricket Quote by Sachin Tendulkar

A batsman who cannot make runs on turf after rain and sun and sind is only half a batsman.
Cricket Quote by E.H.D. Sewell

Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket, is a very rare skill. One of most difficult things to do in the world to do, hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat. Wonderful to watch.
Cricket Quote by Peter Tork

You might not think that’s cricket, and it’s not, it’s motor racing.
Cricket Quote by Murray Walker

My father died in 1930, but if you told him or anybody almost in that time that you’d be able to sit back in England and watch a cricket game in Australia, they’d have you put in the loony bin.
Cricket Quote by Desmond Llewelyn

Endless cricket, like endless anything else, simply grinds you down.
Cricket Quote by Ted Dexter

It is amazing how the public steadfastly refuse to attend the third day of a match when so often the last day produces the best and most exciting cricket.
Cricket Quote by Frank Woolley

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
Cricket Quote by George Bernard Shaw

The best way to get away from a crisis and yet hold on the reins without performance is to find a godfather who would save you at crisis and fool the entire world…This is how it has worked for me.
Cricket Quote by Sourav Ganguly

I was never any good at cricket thought I love it as a, as a sort of mystery.
Cricket Quote by Thomas Keneally