Top 10 Amazing cricket quotes by famous writers and ex-cricketers

Here’s a look at some brilliant cricket quotes from some famed cricket writers as well as some legendary former cricketers.

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, famous Indian cricket commentator

A true batsman should in most of his strokes tell the truth about himself — Neville Cardus

What do they know of cricket who only cricket know — C.L.R. James

There is nothing in cricket more calculated to raise a laugh than the sight of some determined and serious man under a spiralling catch — Peter Roebuck

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

No cricketer is so dependent on the turf on which the game is played as the spinner; it can make, break, enfang or defang him — Gideon Haigh

Srikkanth is a vegetarian. If he swallows a fly, he will be in trouble — Sunil Gavaskar

“Captaincy is 90% luck and 10% skill. But don’t try it without that 10%” — Richie Benaud

Every ball went exactly where I wanted it to go until the ball that got me out — Donald Bradman

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


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