“I don’t like to compare cricket to war, but the way we bowled the other day, it felt like we were dropping bombs rather than bowling balls.” – Glenn McGrath

“I’ve seen some crazy things in my time, but that was insane!” – Michael Holding

“I’m not going to make the same mistake twice; I’ve already thought of a new mistake to make.” – Jason Gillespie

“It’s not me, it’s the pitch.” – Curtly Ambrose

“I never bowl like that, it was just one of those days when I felt like a robot.” – Lasith Malinga

“If cricket was played in space, batsmen would have a better chance of hitting the ball.” – Sunil Gavaskar

“It’s a funny old game.” – Jim Laker

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” – Shane Warne

“Cricket, like any other sport, is a game of inches.” – Simon Hughes

“I’m not here to make friends, I’m here to win.” – Ricky Ponting

“The only way to play cricket is to keep the ball along the ground, otherwise you risk getting caught.” – Eddo Brandes

“I always play better in hot weather because I sweat more.” – Brian Lara

“Cricket is a game that lends itself to a certain amount of mystique.” – Tony Greig QUOTES FROM A W TOZER

“They’re like a bunch of eggs, waiting to be cracked open.” – Ian Botham

“Some people say cricket is a matter of life and death. It’s much more important than that.” – Bill Shankly

“This is just like one of those computer games where you have to hit the ball with a joystick.” – David Gower

“The bowler’s holding the ball as if he’s caring for a sick baby.” – Richie Benaud

“On the field, aggression can be a game-changer, but off the field, it’s a personality-changer.” – Shoaib Akhtar

“Cricket is a weird game, one moment you feel like a hero, the next moment you’re a zero.” – Harbhajan Singh

“I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business, but I was in the top one.” – Brian Clough

“Cricket is a game where the ball swings both ways and so do the fans.” – Rahul Dravid

“The art of captaincy is not just making decisions when things go right, it’s making decisions when things go wrong.” – Clive Lloyd

“No ball, no woohoo!” – Danny Morrison

“Before you start to judge me, step into my shoes and walk the life I’m living and if you get as far as I am, just maybe you will see how strong I really am.” – Michael Clarke