quote by Rahul Dravid

I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying.

— Rahul Dravid

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

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When you play test cricket, you don't give the Englishmen an inch.

Play it tough, all the way. Grind them into the dust.

With just about every player in Australia, his whole goal and ambition is to play for Australia. That's why they're playing first class cricket. It's just a different attitude.

Reading poetry and watching cricket were the sum of my world, and the two are not so far apart as many aesthetes might believe.

How earthy old people become --moldy as the grave! Their wisdom smacks of the earth. There is no foretaste of immortality in it. They remind me of earthworms and mole crickets.

Today if I'm a cricketer it is because of Sachin Tendulkar.

Else, I would never have picked up a bat. He's the reason behind me playing cricket


To me, it doesn't matter how good you are.

Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.

I have to learn from Sehwag how to play in the nervous 90's

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

I'm helplessly and permanently a Red Sox fan.

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Strange to wake-up this morning as a former ODI cricketer, but it's been a great honour and privilege playing for Sri Lanka during the past 15 years. At the end of the day, I am very fortunate to have enjoyed a long career playing with and against some great players. Thanks for all the encouragement and support over the years.

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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.

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


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

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Sachin Tendulkar is in my time the best player without doubt - daylight second, Brian Lara third.

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


There are 2 kind of batsmen in the world. One Sachin Tendulkar. Two all the others

Sending us Ebola bombs in the form of sweaty Glaswegians just isn't cricket.

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There is no ICC anymore. It is just BCCI. It is not International Cricket Council it is International Crime Council. If you take all the cricket board Presidents am sure they are all puppets. ICC is the toothless tiger.

I don't watch cricket much but I admire Sachin Tendulkar.

I like the way he has conducted himself over the years. He has been such a huge star for so long but has not had a single controversy against his name.


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