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Are you excited about the game? Do you love the style of your favorite player? 

If YES, then you must be a diehard fan of cricket. Indeed, cricket is such an interesting and eye-captivating game that you will love to watch and play it. Playing cricket will never bore you, no matter what’s your age, no matter whether you are on holiday or on a weekday, you will love to spend your time watching it.

Cricket – The iconic Game:-

It all began in the late 16th century. The game of cricket was originated in South-East England. And it became the national sport of the country in the 18th century. The current status of the game is that it is the World’s Second Most Popular Spectator Sport after football.

Starting from International matches one-day, test-cricket and now the most popular form IPL i.e. Indian Premier League is what all people are fond of. The first international game of cricket was played between the US and Canada in 1844. India played its first game against England in 1932, which was led by CK Naidu. In those days CK Naidu and Ranjit Sinhji were the most famous cricketers in India. And this list of cricketers is endless.

Nowadays it can be seen that special screenings and premiers are held at various places so that the general public can enjoy seeing the game on a large big screen. People are so crazy about the game that they design themselves in the cricket fever. Some try to get tattoos of their favorite player, some try to copy the style of the favorite cricketer. And this cricket fever is heavy on everyone.  

The style of playing and other eminent qualities of your favourite players do affect your thinking and make them your idol. So let’s go through some of the most inspiring Quotes of Cricket Players around the world.

Best Cricket Quotes 

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

Best Cricket Quotes 

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

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

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

“Keep Calm and Play-Cricket.”

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“Serious cricket is war minus the shooting.”

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

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

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

“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.”

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

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

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

Cricket Quotes By Famous Cricketer’s

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

Cricket Quotes By Famous Cricketer's

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

“You don’t play for the crowd, You play for the country.” M.S. Dhoni

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

“First of all, convince yourself that you’re the best because the rest of the world is going to go proving this to others.” ― Wasim Akhram

“Dravid Could play attacking cricket like me but I could never play like him.” ― Chris Gayle

“That contest between bat and ball, we don’t want to lose that or get further away from that even contest.” —  Mitchell Starc

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

“I have failed at times, but I never stopped trying.” ― Rahul Dravid

“Sports teaches you that there is always a second innings in life. If you fail today, there’s a second innings maybe two days later.” ― Harsha Bhogle

“Cricket is a pressure game, and when it comes to an India-Pakistan match the pressure is doubled.” ― Imran Khan

“Compromise for your dream. But never compromise on your dream.” ― Imran Khan

Motivational Cricket Quotes

When people throw stones at you, you turn them into milestones.  Sachin Tendulkar

Motivational Cricket Quotes

“To, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.” ― Shane Warne

“Never give up, just absolutely never give up.” – Shane Warne

“Cricket? It civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe. I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.” ― Robert Mugabe

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Actually nobody can be perfect in cricket. Everybody makes mistakes. it is important to learn from your mistakes and correct them.” ― Kumar Sangakkara

“Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game. I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.” ― Steve Waugh

“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

“I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for.” ― Ian Botham

“One afternoon when I was 9, my dad told me I’d be skipping school the next day. Then we drove 12 hours from Melbourne to Sydney for the Centenary Test, a once-in-a-lifetime commemorative cricket match. It was great fun – especially for a kid who was a massive sports fan.” ― Hugh Jackman

Kapil Dev Quotes On Cricket

“If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things get hidden.” ― Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev Quotes On Cricket

“Every person gets negative things, they learn from those negative things, and you become a positive person.” ― Kapil Dev

“In the long run, I believe that honesty is definitely the best policy. One can get away by being dishonest for a short term, but ultimately, honesty is what pays.” ― Kapil Dev

“The next generation has always been and will be better than the previous one. If it is not, then the world would not be moving forward.” ― Kapil Dev

“If you have two good off-spinners, what is the problem in playing both of them.” ― Kapil Dev

“I put my heart, soul and tears into the game and this is what I get. I don’t know what to do. My wife can’t sleep at night. I hold my daughter all night. I am ashamed I played cricket.” ― Kapil Dev

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“I never understood whether the word ‘amnesty’ is correct or not. Maybe I am not very intelligent but I checked the dictionary to find the meaning.” ― Kapil Dev

“When we used to play, we thought no one can break Sunil Gavaskar’s record. No one could think about 50 Test centuries at that time. This is certainly a big knock under the circumstances, better than the 200s and 300s.” ― Kapil Dev

“I have no political aspirations. Thats it.” ― Kapil Dev

“Dhoni Is My Hero. We talk a lot about Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, But this boy has as much talent as anyone in the game.” ― Kapil Dev

“Sourav is a great captain and we should be proud of such a leader.” ― Kapil Dev

“Dhoni backed Jadeja to play aggressively and backed Ishant to bowl short. I have not seen a better Indian captain than him.” ― Kapil Dev

Sachin Tendulkar Quotes About Cricket

“I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar Quotes About Cricket

“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.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“But eventually it is a game of cricket.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

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“I just want to continue the way I am going.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“Don’t stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

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

“I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I am not thinking too far ahead, just want to take it one thing at a time.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I believe every era has its significance and the same holds true for players and coaches.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

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“If you don’t execute on your plans, then you don’t reach anywhere.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“Obviously after such a long gap, one itch to get back to the game and score big runs.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

“When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.”  ― Sachin Tendulkar

“I have never believed in comparisons, whether they are about different eras, players or coaches.” ― Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket Quotes From Rahul Dravid

“I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying.” ― Rahul Dravid

Cricket Quotes From Rahul Dravid

“There are so many fans and so many people who care deeply about this game, and it is because of these fans that we are who we are as cricketers.” ― Rahul Dravid

“I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself.” ― Rahul Dravid

“No dream is ever chased alone.” ― Rahul Dravid

“I was never coached; I was never told how to hold a bat.” ― Rahul Dravid

“Despite recent sad developments, cricket will survive and remain our most noble game and I shall always remain proud of the part I played in its history and development.” ― Rahul Dravid

“You don’t play for revenge, you play for respect & pride.” ― Rahul Dravid

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“If you don’t ask for the best, you don’t get it.” ― Rahul Dravid

“You don’t win or lose the games bcoz of 11 you select.” ― Rahul Dravid

“I am what I am. I have not deliberately built an image for myself.” ― Rahul Dravid

“Even if my grandchildren don’t remember the fact that I scored 10,000 runs in Test and ODI cricket, I am confident that they will remember that Sachin Tendulkar used to be my team-mate.” ― Rahul Dravid

“I leave with sadness, but also with pride.” ― Rahul Dravid

“Reading allows me to recharge my batteries.” ― Rahul Dravid

“I was like every other boy in India, with a dream of playing for my country. Yet I could never have imagined a journey so long and so fulfilling. No dream is ever chased alone.” ― Rahul Dravid

“Cricket is just something that I am good at, just like various people are good at various things. What’s lucky is that cricket gets enormous publicity.” ― Rahul Dravid

Sourav Ganguli Quotes On Cricket

“A captain sees you differently from the way you see yourself.” ― Sourav Ganguly

Saurav Ganguli Quotes On Cricket

“Captaincy is a long process. It takes its toll as time goes on.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“Any captain will take some time to settle down. Nobody is an outstanding leader straight away.” ― Sourav Ganguly

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“When you captain you get involved in a lot of things. You’re trying to get the best out of players and subconsciously, without knowing, it gets to you.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“You need a captain who can push you.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“My captaincy model was characterized by two distinctive pillars. Proper identification of talent and then ensuring the young find play fearless cricket.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“Books or team meetings don’t make you good captains.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“One-day cricket must be taken with equal importance to Test cricket.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“I don’t believe in rankings. Sometimes the rankings surprise me. I don’t think it’s fair to judge a team on the basis of ranking.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“IPL is pure sport. The glitz and glamour are just 15%. 85% is actually professional, hard cricket.” ― Sourav Ganguly

“A good opening stand is always crucial for a team.” ― Sourav Ganguly

Ms Dhoni Cricket Quotes

“I like to make statements on the field.” ― MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni Cricket Quotes

“Strong Characters are needed in the game.” ― MS Dhoni

“You don’t play for the crowd, You Play for the Country.” ― MS Dhoni

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“Without any motion or movement, there is no life.” ― MS Dhoni

“I never allow myself to be pressured.” ― MS Dhoni

“I have three dogs at home. Even after losing a series or winning a series, they treat me the same way.” ― MS Dhoni

“I love to be at the moment. I love to analyse things a bit.” ― MS Dhoni

If you don’t really have a dream, you can’t really push yourself, you don’t really know what the target is.” ― MS Dhoni

“When you Die, You Die. You don’t think which is the better way to Die.” ― MS Dhoni

“No. I am on National duty Everything else can wait.” ― MS Dhoni

“If I am going to buy a life jacket which does not come with a warranty, that’s a bit of a hassle for me. Especially with the huge amount of money you have to spend for the DRS. I would prefer some kind of warranty for it. The moment it comes, I will be happy.” ― MS Dhoni

“Frankly speaking, I don’t understand Duckworth-Lewis. I just wait for the umpire’s decision.” ― MS Dhoni

“No matter what profession you are into, always give your 100% commitment to your work. Because it’s not always about winning the game! It’s about work satisfaction in the end.” ― MS Dhoni

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Cricket Quotes from Virat Kohli 

“Cricket is the most important thing to me, so the rest of it pales in comparison.” ― Virat Kohli

Cricket Quotes From Virat Kohli 

“When you are fit, you feel as if you can do anything.” ― Virat Kohli

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

“I like people who don’t need everyone to like them.” ― Virat Kohli

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

“They picture me as someone who is wrong, and eventually that becomes right after a certain point of time.” ― Virat Kohli

“Never give up. Today is hard tomorrow will be worse. But the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” ― Virat Kohli

“In the game of cricket, a hero is a person who respects the game and does not corrupt the game.” ― Virat Kohli

“I am a guy who likes to play with intensity. Once that is gone, I don’t know what I am going to do on the field.” ― Virat Kohli

“If you can stay positive in a negative situation, you win.” ― Virat Kohli

“Whatever you want to do, do with full passion and work really hard towards it. Don’t look anywhere else. There will be a few distractions, but if you can be true to yourself, you will be successful for sure.” ― Virat Kohli

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“People from North India are generally known to be aggressive and emotional.” ― Virat Kohli

“I like people who do not need everyone to like them.” ― Virat Kohli

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse. But the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” ― Virat Kohli

“I like to be myself, and I do not pretend. For instance, I do not dress up for occasions, I am what I am.” ― Virat Kohli

“I should play and enjoy the game and inspires the next generation.” ― Virat Kohli

Best Famous Cricket Quotes 

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

“When people throw stones at you, you turn them into milestones.”

“My first bat was shaped of a coconut branch. And from that day, all I wanted to do was be a cricketer.”

“There was a legacy before I came in, and it was my job to take the baton and make sure I held it tight and ran like hell.”

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

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

“A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by own.”

“No matter how hot the fire burns, a protea always survives.”

“I used to lie awake at night, willing myself to put in the hard work, the determination, the passion.”

“Actually nobody can be perfect in cricket. Everybody makes mistakes. It is important to learn from your mistakes and correct them.”

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

“I have failed more times than I have succeeded, but I never gave up, and will never give up, till my last breath, and that’s what cricket has taught me.”

“Compromise for your dream but never compromise on your dream.”

“You don’t play for the crowd. You play for the country.”

Best Famous Cricket Quotes 

The Bottom-Line:

Cricket is something we all are crazy about. It is a sport that enables us to feel motivated and inspired by the playing style and leadership qualities of our favorite players. The game of cricket is all about sportsmanship and the way how to lead the team and become the champion.

As everyone would expect, the second most amazing Sports type has a huge crowd and fan base. These fans are very often looking for the opportunity to learn more about the teams and place a bet.

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Today the game has reached all the platforms and from small towns to big cities. The game has become so popular that a small kid of just 3-4 years is fond of having a bat and ball in hand and rushing out to play the game. Even the parents are encouraging their kids to enrol in the game and become the best champion. So why not lead this game from one generation to the next. Share out the best Quotes of Cricket Players with your beloved ones, family, and friends.

 

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