Quotes About Cricket

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Stephanie Perkins
“There's something about blue eyes.

The kind of blue that startles you every time they're lifted in your direction. The kind of blue that makes you ache for them to look at you again. Not the blue green or blue gray, the blue that's just blue.

Cricket has those eyes.”
Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

Stephanie Perkins
“He glances down and notices that I'm still wearing a certain blue something, and, this time, it's HIS index finger that wraps underneath MY rubber band.
I shiver wonderfully. "I'm never taking it off."
Cricket brushes the delicate skin of my wrist. "It'll fall off."
"I'll ask you for another one."
"I'll give you another one." He smiles and touches his nose to mine.”
Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

Stephanie Perkins
“I want to kiss him for the rest of the night, for the rest of our lives. The one.”
Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

Stephanie Perkins
“Thank you for helping my sister,” he says.
I lean forward, mimicking his position. “I’m happy to.”
Calliope leans out her window. “STOP FLIRTING AND GET BACK TO WORK.”
Stephanie Perkins, Lola and the Boy Next Door

“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

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

Murasaki Shikibu
“Ceaseless as the interminable voices of the bell-cricket, all night till dawn my tears flow.”
Murasaki Shikibu, The Tale of Genji

Douglas Adams
“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, Life, the Universe and Everything

“I felt very bad and could not sleep until 1am. Maybe he could coach me defence.”
― Tamim Iqbal

Jarod Kintz
“I don’t understand the game of Cricket. But I do get the game of Noisy Night Insect. 
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

“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

Geoffrey Boycott
“The Aussies have spent so much time basking in the glory of the last generation that they have forgotten to plan for this one. It's just like the West Indies again; once their great names from the 1970s and 80s retired, the whole thing fell apart.

The way things are going, the next Ashes series cannot come too quickly for England. What a shame that we have to wait until 2013 to play this lot again.”
Geoffrey Boycott

“When he pursed his lips and dropped a hand into his coat pocket, the last thing Nur expected him to pull out was a cricket ball. "I'd hoped for a disruptor at least," she muttered reprovingly.

The Doctor slipped three fingers around the ball and hefted it experimentally. "I thought we'd try something a little less excessive."

He breathed gently on to the maroon leather and polished it on his leg as the Sontaran finally tossed the Kshatriya aside and stopped to pick up its fallen weapon. He stepped around the corner, sighting along his free arm as the Sontaran straightened, its back fully turned. The cricket ball flashed down the length of the corridor in the blink of an eye, punching into the back of the Sontaran's collar and ricocheting away. To Nur's astonishment, the alien spasmed and crashed to the floor like a falling tree. "Out for a duck," the Doctor commented, blowing across his fingertips.

"I've never seen anything killed by a cricket ball before."

"You haven't yet. He'll wake up in a few minutes.”
David A. McIntee, Lords of the Storm

“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

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

“Golf is a game to be played between cricket and death.”
― Colin Ingleby-Mackenzie

“If you start a chocolate company, you can't compete with Cadbury in the first ten years because they are a big company.”
― Tamim Iqbal

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

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

“I guess we speak pretty loosely, don't we, about looking forward to the Ashes and all that—and we are, but it's not with both eyes. We've got one eye on that and one eye on what we need to get in place to make sure we're the best team we can be for November.”
Ricky Ponting

“This gentleman here, Michael Hussey, is just an absolute freak.”
Michael Clarke

David Peace
“My father used to say, 'If you want to know the artist, look at the art'.
He was usually talking about Stanley Matthews or Don Bradman when he said it.”
David Peace, Nineteen Seventy Four

“Adam Gilchrist, is there too much cricket? 'I think we're already encroaching into the area that perhaps we're almost at the limit of what we need of it.' Yes or no, Adam.”
― The Wisden Cricketer

“Cricket is only 30 per cent physical and 70 per cent mental. South Africans train 120 per cent physically.”
― Boeta Dippenaar

James Anderson
“I'm not into caps with lots of diamonds on them, like KP.”
James Anderson

“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

“The only good thing about that decision, Gatt, is that I'll get tea before you.”
Graham Gooch

“There's a lot of good things about England, but I don't want to tell you too many of them.”
Michael Clarke

“We're not going to get carried away. Well, we are going to for the next couple of days!”
Paul Collingwood

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