32 Cricket Quotes on Inspiration and Motivation by Famous Cricketers

Cricket is a popular sport in which two teams of 11 players play against one another on a cricketing field using a ball and bat.

Playing cricket is an excellent way for you to increase your stamina, overall fitness and hand-eye coordination.


Best Cricket Quotes

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

You don’t play for the crowd, You Play for the Country. ~ M. S. Dhoni.

Test cricket is bloody hard work, especially when you’ve got Sachin batting with what looks like a three meter wide bat. ~ Michael Hussey.


When you have to work, work with a smile. ~ Kapil Dev.

Cricket is full of theorists who can ruin your game in no time. ~ Ian Botham.

Cricket is inherently a black man’s sport. ~ Dr. Mtutuzeli Nyoka.


No dream is ever chased alone. ~ Rahul Dravid.

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

One-day cricket is an exhibition. Test cricket is an examination. ~ Henry Blofeld.


A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it. ~ Richie Benaud.

When you play test cricket, you don’t give the Englishmen an inch. Play it tough, all the way. Grind them into the dust. ~ Donald Bradman.

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Inspirational Cricket Quotes

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

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


Self Belief and Confidence will always earn you success. ~ Virat Kohli.

Each sport has its great ones; cricket seems to have them in abundance. And when we talk of cricket’s heroes, we talk not just of runs and wickets, but–much more significantly. ~ Geoff Armstrong.

Cricket is basically baseball on valium. ~ Robin Williams.

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


I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else. ~ Sachin Tendulkar.

When you are fit, you feel as if you can do everything. ~ Virat Kohli.

Famous Cricket Quotes

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


Cricket is not something you like, Detective Sergeant. Cricket is a religion. ~ Simon Block.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. ~ Adam Gilchrist.

Cricket can be a complex game and even some cricketers have difficulty grasping some aspects. ~ Julian Knight.

A good cricketer never loses his nerve. He just bats on! ~ Anthony T. Hincks.


Cricket now is definitely a professional sport. ~ Glenn McGrath.

Cricket is a team game. If you want fame for yourself, go play an individual game. ~ Gautam Gambhir.

Cricket became a substantial gambling sport in England. ~ Hemanta Saikia.


I am jealous of my parents. I will never have a kid as cool as theirs. ~ Chris Gayle.

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

Top Cricket Quotes

To win any game of crickets a team must score more runs than the opposition. That’s the simple part. ~ Luke Sellers.


One day cricket is like fast food. No one wants to cook. ~ Viv Richards.

Cricket to us was more than play, It was a worship in the summer sun. ~ Edmund Blunden.

So these were the 32 quotes about Cricket sport.

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References and Sources:

  1. Cricket Quotes – BrainyQuote
  2. 15 Inspirational Cricket Quotes From The Legends Of The Game
  3. Top 100 Cricket Quotes From The Best Players Of The World
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