Since its inception cricket has produced quotes and remarks which have been a source of entertainment and inspiration for the cricketing fraternity. Be it Imran Khan’s sensible and clever remarks regarding the game or the hilarious quotes of English fast bowler Fred Trueman.
Lets go back in history and dig up some interesting and fascinating quotes
ALLAH has given me two ears: I hear with one and throw it out with the other
These are the words of Pakistan’s belligerent stroke maker Shahid Afridi when Ricky Ponting said that he will sort him out quickly as captain as Afridi was recently announced to lead the side against Australia in 2010.
The team which handles the pressure best, carries the day
Pakistan’s iconic player and world cup winning captain Imran Khan who was also part of many India-Pakistan clashes opens up about how to succeed in this epic clash.
Don’t bother shutting it. You’ll be back soon
Fred Trueman was known for hilarious comments on the field and on this occasion when the opposition batsman was walking out to be bat and as he cam out out of the pavilion Fred told him to not shut the pavilion gate as he will not be staying at the crease for a longer duration.
I suppose I can gain some consolation from the fact that my name will be permanently in the record books
Sir Gary Sobers was the first man to hot six sixes in an over and the unfortunate designation of bowling that over was Malcolm Nash but on the lighter side he was happy that his name will stay in the history books forever.
Any captain can only do his best for the team and for cricket. When you are winning, you are a hero. Lose, and the backslappers fade away
Richie Benaud was known for his elegant and wise words in commentary and rightfully proclaimed as the finest commentator the world has listened to. These are one of his inspirational quotes during a match.
It’s red, it’s round and weighs about 5 ounces
A county bowler was constantly troubling Viv Richards with his bowling and mocked him with these words but interestingly he hit the next ball out of the ground and replied
You know what it looks like, go and find it
There is a whole list of such quotes that are always revolving around but the above mentioned ones are perhaps the best of the lot. You can be rest assured that in a few years time a whole new bunch of such quotes will come up to please cricket fans and players.