quote by Neville Cardus

A true batsman should in most of his strokes tell the truth about himself.

— Neville Cardus

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Cricket funny quote To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone
To thrive in life you need three bones. A wishbone. A backbone. And a funny bone.

Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.

The other advantage England have got when Phil Tufnell is bowling is that he isn't fielding

Cricket funny quote Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.

The first time you face up to a googly you're going to be in trouble if you've never faced one before

I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth - certainly greater than sex, although sex isn't too bad either.


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 funny quote I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
I tried to be normal once. Worst to minutes of my life.
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Shane Warne's idea of a balanced diet is a cheeseburger in each hand

It's a funny kind of month, October. For the really keen cricket fan it's when you discover that your wife left you in May.

A stroke of a man knocking a thistle top with a walking stick

Cricket funny quote Never miss a good chance to shut up.
Never miss a good chance to shut up.

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


Overseas, language barriers keep me from doing a lot of talking and some of the jokes that I think are funny and they're like crickets. I have to sharpen up on that.

I can't really say I'm batting badly. I'm not batting long enough to be batting badly

Cricket funny quote Trust me, You can dance.
Trust me, You can dance.
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Bill Frindall has done a bit of mental arithmetic with a calculator

That's what cricket's all about: two batsmen pitting their wits against one another

Oh God, if there be cricket in heaven, let there also be rain.

Cricket funny quote I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll be glad to make an exception.

I lost my job as a cricket commentator for saying "I don't want to bore you with the details".

The umpire signals a bye with the air of a weary stalk

In the game of cricket it has always been customary to accord more adulation to batsman than to bowlers.

Cricket funny quote Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.

Baseball and cricket are beautiful and highly stylized medieval war substitutes, chess made flesh, a mixture of proud chivalry and base-in both senses-greed.

A run is more difficult to make than no save, because batting is in its nature a far less certain and reliable thing than bowling and fielding.


The Port Elizabeth ground is more of a circle than an oval. It's long and square.

Cricket funny quote From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.
From there to here, and here to there, funny things are everywhere.

I'll be going to bed having nightmares of Sachin just running down the wicket and belting me back over the head for six. He was unstoppable. I don't think anyone, apart from Don Bradman, is in the same class as Sachin Tendulkar. He is just an amazing player.

I bowl so slowly that if I don't like a ball I can run after it and bring it back

Collectively and individually fielding is largely a matter of thoughts and discipline.

Cricket funny quote Money can't buy happiness. But it sure can rent it for awhile.
Money can't buy happiness. But it sure can rent it for awhile.

I never play cricket. It requires one to assume such indecent postures.


Before you lay a foundation on the cricket field, there should be a solid foundation in your heart and you start building on that. After that as you start playing more and more matches, you learn how to score runs and how to take wickets.

There are good one-day players, there are good Test players and vice versa

Cricket funny quote Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong
Let's be pretty kind. Pretty funny. Pretty smart. Pretty strong

I've never got to the bottom of streaking

I don't think the press are vindictive. They can write what they want

Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen.

I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.

Cricket funny quote When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.

He was by no means opposed to hard labour on principle, for he would work away at a cricket-match by the day together, - running, and catching, and batting, and bowling, and revelling in toil which would exhaust a galley-slave.

They (Americans) have their national game, baseball - which is cricket played with a strong American accent - and they have a national language, entirely their own, unlike any other language spoken on the earth.

You never want an Australian with his back against the wall.

You put any 12 blokes together and you'll get a job done. Whether it's getting a bogged four-wheel-drive off the beach or standing in front of a cricket wicket and making sure we're in a dominant position. It's the same dog, different leg action, so to speak.

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