101+ Best Cricket Quotes and Sayings

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the center of which is a 22-yard (20-meter) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps.

Life is simply a cricket match, with temptation as the bowler.

Teamwork is the most vital ingredient for a win in cricket.

“Enjoy the game and chase your dreams. Dreams do come true”- Sachin Tendulkar

“I want to kiss him for the rest of the night, for the rest of our lives. The one.”― Stephanie Perkins

A loss makes you humble. It tests the other batsmen and bowlers. Also, if you keep winning you don’t know what area you need to work on. – MS Dhoni

Cricket Quotes

“Cricket Is Life… Everything Else Is Just a game.”

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

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

You don’t play for the crowd. You play for the country.- Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Winning is based on the principles and techniques applied, not the players’ talent.

The era of playing aggressive cricket and having the mid-on-up is gone. You now try to read the mindset of a batsman.- Mahendra Singh Dhoni

“Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.”― Amit Ray

People throw stones at you and you turned them into milestones. – Sachin Tendulkar

“Sometimes in Life, You have to Duck the Ball.”

Cricket is such a sport that you get to learn something from someone every day.

“Compromise for your Dream but never Compromise on your Dream.” – Imran Khan

I cannot for the life of me see why the umpires, the only two people on a cricket field who are not going to get grass stains on their knees, are the only two people allowed to wear dark trousers.

In cricket, you have to think beyond the playbook.

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

Ceaseless as the interminable voices of the bell cricket, all night till dawn my tears flow.― Murasaki Shikibu

The bat is not a toy, it’s a weapon. – Virat Kohli

“Cricket is not only my passion, it’s my Life & Attitude.”

You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.

“You don’t play for the crowd, you play for the country.” – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

If you make every game of cricket a life-and-death thing, you’re going to have problems. You’ll be dead a lot.

Dreams seem impossible only if you are not passionate enough to pursue them.

“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 far as the World Cup is concerned, it is a process. We don’t want to jump to the 50th floor straight away. We must start on the ground floor.”― Sachin Tendulkar

No matter how hot the fire burns, a Protea always survives. – AB Devilliers

“Life is like Cricket, Take Infinite Wickets and Face the Pace to Win the Race.”

I have always loved cricket since childhood.

“Enjoy the game & Chase your dreams. Dreams do come true.” – Sachin Tendulkar

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

Respect is the best aspect of good sportsmanship.

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

“Champions never sleep, the eternal spirit keeps them alert and awake.”― Amit Ray

I’m jealous of my parents, I”ll never have a kid as cool as theirs. – Chris Gayle

“Keep Calm and Play-Cricket.”

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, and temperament, are also talents.

“A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, A fool by own.” – Adam Gilchrist

Many people think life is a game; I think cricket is a game.

Winning is all about the mindset.

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

“The bowler approached the wicket at a lope, a trot, and then a run. He suddenly exploded in a flurry of arms and legs, out of which flew a ball.”― Douglas Adams

There are times when alone is the best place in the world and even when I am alone I have really good company. – Brian Lara

“Serious cricket is war minus the shooting.”

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

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

“First of all, convince yourself that you are the best because the rest of your life is going to go proving this to others.”- Wasim Akram

Talent is vital, but hard work is all it takes to be a legend.

“Individual brilliance wins a few games, unity wins championships.”- Rohit Sharma

“I should and can play better. That is going to be the challenge for me.”― Andrew Strauss

A captain sees you differently from the way you see yourself. You need a captain who can push you. – Sourav Ganguly

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

I always dreamt of holding the bat and winning games for India. That was my inspiration to take up cricket.

“Never give up; just absolutely never give up.” – 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.

There is always tension in cricket; the magnitude does not matter.

“Cricket is a game played by 11 fools and watched by 11,000 fools,”- George Bernard Shaw

“The minute you hesitate you are in trouble.”― Steve Waugh

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

“Sure, luck means a lot in cricket. Not having good fielders is bad luck.”

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

“Every morning I woke up, I believed that I could score runs for India.” – Sourav Ganguly

You don’t need to play every ball but every ball needs your judgment.

There is more to what cricket can do.

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

“Far from marking the end of nationalism, the IPL is the ultimate triumph of that principle: a global tournament in which the same nation always wins.”― Gideon Haigh

It doesn’t matter how pretty you look it’s how many runs you get. – Steve waugh

“It is far more than a game, this cricket.”

I always breathe cricket.

“People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.” – Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket matches are not about losing and winning, it is about enjoying.

In the game cricket, brightening up the game is the best strategy to win.

“Everything becomes possible in your life. When you take responsibility for everything that happens. You are the hero in this story and nobody is coming to save you.”- Unknown

“I felt that they are mentally retarded people. There is a mental problem with our players. They don’t know how to wear their clothes and how to talk in a civilized manner.”― Intikhab Alam

I want to see a full day’s cricket. It’s what the series deserves.

My plan, when I walked out onto the field on Friday morning, was to just enjoy myself because when I’m smiling and having fun, I generally bowl my best. – Brett lee

“Play Life like a Cricket match. Don’t try to hit hard in every situation, Just keep rotating, moving, and then look for that one Delivery and hit it as hard as you can.”

I am a sports enthusiast, and if given an opportunity, I want to be a sportsman, even today. I want to promote the sport that is indigenous to India. Kabaddi is a matter of national pride. Why can’t cricket, hockey, football, and kabaddi be given equal platforms and co-exist? I believe that can happen.

“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

The doubters should not slow you down, they should make you more vicious.

“I’ve never seen anything killed by a cricket ball before.”

A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own. – Adam Gilchrist

“In My Childhood, I always dreamed of becoming a Cricketer.”

I play a lot of cricket. I just want to play, play, and play.

“Every batsman surveys the field before taking a 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

I had said then that it was the biggest upset in the history of cricket. I can’t say for sure whether that is true but it definitely has been the biggest disappointment for me.

You should always keep going, no matter the obstacles.

“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

“Cricket is a Gentleman’s Game Played by Beasts.”

Some folks say ‘oh winning ain’t all!’ but I know it is all. At the end of the day, no one looks at the loser. So that is why we play to win. – Vivian Richards

I usually don’t get much free time. Cricket keeps me busy, and I like it that way.

“If you want to do something, achieve something, you can’t be thinking all the time of what you don’t have.” – Kapil Dev

I think that a leader is someone that needs to make an impact on and off the cricket field.

“I don’t think we choked this time. We never played well enough to choke.”― Craig Matthews

You need to realize that you must have something to aim for, something to drive you. – Rohit Sharma

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

My dad talks about the times when we’d play backyard cricket: If I got bowled out, I’d just refuse to let go of the bat and swing it at anyone who tried to take it away from me. I like to think that’s been tempered a bit over the years.

“Some folks will say ‘Oh, Winning ain’t all!” But I know it is all. At the end of the day, no one looks at the loser. So that is why we play to win.” – Vivian Richards

Cricket has captured the imagination of the nation, this is fantastic, beyond a dream. When England players win at any sport, the fans are the best in the world.

Doing something you are horrible at revolutionizes your mindset.

“He suddenly exploded in a flurry of arms and legs, out of which flew a ball.”― Douglas Adams

Records must not be the focus and that’s the most important thing. It mustn’t come at the cost of the team. – Garfield Sobers

Cricket is all about strategy.

“I was always fiercely determined and driven to succeed.” ― Ricky Ponting

I think a captain is someone who captains on the cricket field but, most of the leadership that happens is off the cricket field. It’s very easy to captain people on the cricket field, but if you can start leading them off the cricket field, and show them that trust, what you have in them.

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