75 Greatest Cricket Quotes

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Looking for Inspirational Cricket Quotes ? Well Here You will get the list of 70 Famous and Inspiring Quotes about Cricket For Every Cricket lovers and Fans as well.

Inspiring Cricket Quotes

“You don’t play for the crowd. You play for the country.”

 — Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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“You don’t play for the crowd. You play for the country.”  — Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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“The true test of any cricketer’s character is how he reacts when the going gets tough, when it’s time to dig in.”

 — Michael Holding

“I’m convinced things will go much better if the players smile and have some fun on the field, rather than acting like wound-up spring.”

– Jonty Rhodes

“I don’t study cricket too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I’ve played on the field, and whatever little I have watched.

 — Mahendra Singh Dhoni

“Every batsman surveys the field before taking strike, and usually the fielders get imprinted on his mind. They can almost see every fielder in their mind’s eye. But in my head, I don’t see the fielders. I only see the gaps! ”

 — Ricky Ponting

“A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.”

 — Prince Philip
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“A gun is no more dangerous than a cricket bat in the hands of a madman.”  — Prince Philip
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“A good cricketer never loses his nerve. He just bats on!

 — Anthony T. Hincks.

“In a cricket career, your life is in some ways controlled for you. You have no control over schedules, you have no control about where you want to play, you don’t have control over that as a cricketer.”

— Rahul Dravid

 “Cricket is full of theorists who can ruin your game in no time.”

 — Ian Botham

“Cricket is a most precarious profession; it is called a team game but, in fact, no one is so lonely as a batsman facing a bowler supported by ten fieldsmen and observed by two umpires to ensure that his error does not go unpunished.

 — John Arlott

He loves cricket that much that he watches every replay up on the screen. And if blokes aren’t watching me when I’m trying to move the field, they cop a bit of a spray.”

  Aaron Finch

In the game of cricket it has always been customary to accord more adulation to batsman than to bowlers.

  Ian Peebles
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In the game of cricket it has always been customary to accord more adulation to batsman than to bowlers.   Ian Peebles
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“Every morning I woke up, I believed I could score runs for India”

 — Saurav Ganguly

“Cricket is not everything, not by any means, but it is a large part of who I am.

 — Mahendra Singh Dhoni

“Actually nobody can be perfect in cricket. Everybody makes mistakes. It is important to learn from your mistakes and correct them.”

 — Kumar Sangakkara

“When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.”

— Sachin Tendulkar

“In my opinion Test cricket is the best version of this game. It tests you mentally, physically, emotionally.

 — Dale Steyn

“One-day cricket is an exhibition. Test cricket is an examination.”

 — Henry Blofeld 
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“One-day cricket is an exhibition. Test cricket is an examination.”  — Henry Blofeld 
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“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.”

— Sachin Tendulkar

“Endless cricket, like endless anything else, simply grinds you down.

— Ted Dexter 

“My first bat was shaped of a coconut branch and from that day, all I wanted to do was to be a cricketer.”

 — Brian Lara

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

 — Imran Khan

“Cricket was my reason for living.”

 — Harold Larwood

“Cricket is a team game. If you want fame for yourself, go play an individual game.”

 — Gautam Gambhir
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“Cricket is a team game. If you want fame for yourself, go play an individual game.”  — Gautam Gambhir
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“Cricket is a team game where individuals inspire each other to achieve performances which surpass what might otherwise be beyond them.”

 — Richard Lloyd

“I have failed more times than I have succeeded, but I never gave up, and will never give up, till my last breath, and that’s what cricket has taught me.”

– Yuvraj Singh

“I never play cricket. It requires one to assume such indecent postures.”

— Oscar Wilde

“To me, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.”

 — Shane Warne

“Cricket is my first love.”

 — Yohan Blake

“You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.”

 — Murray Walker
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“You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.”  — Murray Walker
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“In fact, as a spin bowler, you have to work on the batsman over after over.”

Richie Benaud

“I try to hit the ball along the ground, especially against fast bowlers. I also like the bat to come down in the right position and check if my body position is correct. If I’m really watching the ball carefully, then automatically I’m in a good position to hit it down the ground.”

— Virender Sehwag

“Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game. I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.”

 — Steve Waugh

“Scores give better decision than judges.”

― Amit Kalantri

“Cricket is just something that I am good at, just like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket gets enormous publicity.”

 — Rahul Dravid

“A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.”

 — Richie Benaud
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“A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.”  — Richie Benaud
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“Cricket is very simple… you play till you can sustain.”

 — Kapil Dev

“Reading poetry and watching cricket were the sum of my world, and the two are not so far apart as many aesthetes might believe.”

 — Donald Bradman

“But eventually it is a game of cricket.”

— Sachin Tendulkar

“You don’t win or lose the games because of 11 you select. You win or lose with what those 11 do on the field.”

 — Rahul Dravid

“Cricket is the only sport in the world where you are absolutely horrible at something and you still need to go out and do it.”

 — Harsha Bhogle

“As professional cricketers, we have to ensure that we are battle-ready all the time.”

— Suresh Raina
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“As professional cricketers, we have to ensure that we are battle-ready all the time.” — Suresh Raina
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“At the international level, one has to keep working hard and develop new skills. International cricket is all about improving yourself.”

— Suresh Raina

“My job is to perform, enjoy cricket and thank God for whatever he has given me.”

 — Suresh Raina

“You don’t play for revenge, you play for respect and pride.”

 — Rahul Dravid

“Cricket more than any other game is inclined towards sentimentalism and cant.”

— Neville Cardus

“Sometimes in cricket, nothing is automatic. When automatic fails, you need some fuel.”

 — Ravi Shastri

“Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun.” 

 — Edmund Blunden (Poet)
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“Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun.”  — Edmund Blunden (Poet) 
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“When you play test cricket, you don’t give the Englishmen an inch. Play it tough, all the way. Grind them into the dust.”

 — Don Bradman

“In my heart, international cricket is the way forward. That’s where you want to play; that’s where the pressure really lies. That’s where you make your name.”

 — AB de Villiers

“Cricket now is definitely a professional sport.”

 — Glenn McGrath

I had to choose between cricket and chess because it would have been difficult to pursue both. You can put it this way that I had 2% more interest in cricket.

 — Yuzvendra Chahal

“Cricket is the most important thing to me, so rest pales in comparison.”

– Virat Kohli

“No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.

Virat Kohli
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“No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.” Virat Kohli
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“A true batsman should in most of his strokes tell the truth about himself.”

 — Neville Cardus

“Cricket is battle and service and sport and art.”

 — Douglas Jardine

“Cricket is basically baseball on valium.”

 — Robin Williams

“Cricket is an art. Like all arts it has a technical foundation. To enjoy it does not require technical knowledge, but analysis that is not technically based is mere impressionism.”

 — C.L.R. James

“I have failed more times than I have succeeded, but I never gave up, and will never give up, till my last breath, and that’s what cricket has taught me. 

 — Yuvraj Singh

“Sometimes in cricket, nothing is automatic. When automatic fails, you need some fuel.”

 — Ravi Shastri

“For once cricket has claimed you, it never lets you go”

― Marcus Berkmann
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“For once cricket has claimed you, it never lets you go” ― Marcus Berkmann
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“In the game of cricket, a hero is a person who respects the game and does not corrupt the game. The one who doesn’t or corrupts the game, they are the villain. They should be punished, and they have been punished in the past.”

 — Virat Kohli

Anything can happen in cricket and politics. Sometimes you feel you are losing the match, but the result is exactly the opposite.

Nitin Gadkari 

“The only thing I’ve ever been interested in teaching anyone in life is cricket.”

— Peter O’Toole

You don’t come to a cricket ground to draw a cricket match.

Ravi Shastri

Badminton is not as glamorous as cricket.

– Saina Nehwal

“Cricket isn’t a matter of life and death. it is more than important.”

―  Shahid Afridi
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“Cricket isn’t a matter of life and death. it is more than important.” ―  Shahid Afridi
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“Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.”

 — Robert Mugabe

“Part of the art of bowling spin is to make the batsman think something special is happening when it isn’t.”

― Shane Warne

 “Nothing is easy in cricket. Maybe when you watch it on TV, it looks easy. But it is not. You have to use your brain and time the ball.”

―  Rohit Sharma

Fast bowling is an art, like spin bowling. 

Kapil Dev

A cricket ball broke my nose when I was a kid so I couldn’t breath through it. Before I had it operated on I used to stand on stage with my mouth slightly open.

― Damian Lewis

“If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.”

―  Kapil Dev
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“If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.” ―  Kapil Dev
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There’s nothing like the sound of flesh on leather to get a cricket match going.

― Geoff Lawson

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.

―  Adam Gilchrist

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