It’s more than a game. It’s an institution.
I tend to believe that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth…certainly greater than sex, although sex isn’t too bad either.
As soon as cricket sees money it loses its moral compass
Cricket is not illegal, for it is a manly game.
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Cricket is a game of the most terrifying stresses with more luck about it than any other game I know. They call it a team game, but in fact it is the loneliest game of all.
Most games are skin-deep, but cricket goes to the bone.
Cricket to us was more than play, it was a worship in the summer sun.
Cricket has got to have the courage of its own aristocracy.
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.
Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.
I do love cricket – it’s so very English.
Cricket is basically baseball on valium.
Many Continentals think life is a game; the English think cricket is a game.
I have always looked upon cricket as organised loafing.
Cricket more than any other game is inclined towards sentimentalism and cant.
Sir Neville Cardus
One-day cricket is an exhibition. Test cricket is an examination.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.
Sir Pelham Warner
Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.
Cricket, like the novel, is great when it presents men in the round, when it shows the salty quality of human nature.
Cricket, however, has more in it than mere efficiency. There is something called the spirit of cricket, which cannot be defined.
I’ve always wanted to be one of the top cricketers in the world and I wouldn’t want to be in any other situation. I’ve worked hard and given myself to the game, and this is the result.
What is Human Life but a Game of Cricket?
Duke Of Dorset
Cricket is like sex films – they relieve frustration and tension.
Cricket was my reason for living.
A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.
I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
Cricket is a batsman’s game.
My point of view is that when I am playing cricket I cannot think that this game is less or more important.
Cricket must be the only business where you can make more money in one day than you can in three.
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.