I think playing cricket taught me more about working in teams and leadership that has stayed with me throughout my career.— Satya Nadella
Profound Playing Cricket quotations
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
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.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
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
I have to learn from Sehwag how to play in the nervous 90's
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.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
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.
I'll tell you what pressure is. Pressure is a Messerschmitt up your arse. Playing cricket is not.
Dravid Could play attacking cricket like me but i could never play like him
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
I don't feel it is right that I'm playing knowing that I'm not 100% and I cannot currently operate at the level I have done in the past. My priority now is to take a break from cricket so that I can focus on my recovery.
Schools across India do not have teachers, libraries, playing grounds and even toilets. I do not want to see empty classrooms, empty libraries. I do not want to see cattle grazing on fields meant to be cricket or football grounds.
I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
My dad's method in his madness was to try every sport and then observe what I liked. I played football, tennis, golf, cricket but I loved my snooker.
To think of playing cricket for hard cash! Money and gentility would ruin any pastime under the sun.
I don't know about Cricket but still I watch Cricket to see Sachin play.
.Not because I love his play, its because I want to know the reason why my country's production goes down by 5 percent when he is in batting
I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.
Cricketers like Sachin come once in a lifetime and I am privileged he played in my time
My approach to cricket has been reasonably simple: it was about giving everything to the team, it was about playing with dignity and it was about upholding the spirit of the game. I hope I have done some of that. I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying. It is why I leave with sadness but also with pride.
England and America should scrap cricket and baseball and come up with a new game that they both can play. Like baseball, for example.
There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one your are capable of living.
When you bowl at him you are not just trying to get him out, you are trying to impress him. "I want him to walk off thinking 'that Flintoff, he's all right isn't he?" I feel privileged to have played against him.
Geez, I just played cricket because I loved the game.
I never thought about it much, never really had any formal coaching.
During my 21 years of playing cricket, I have never been approached by anyone or offered a bribe.
Let us play in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see.
Every cricketer knows that in the early stages of a batsman's innings i.
e. before he gets his eye in - luck plays an important part.
I will keep playing domestic cricket.
I feel I am good enough to get back into the Indian team, and playing domestic cricket is the only way out. So I will keep playing.
If I'd done a quarter of the things of which I'm accused, I'd be pickled in alcohol, I'd be a registered drug addict and would have sired half the children in the world's cricket-playing countries
Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes difference.
Today, he showed the world why he is considered the best batsman around.
Some of the shots he played were simply amazing. Earlier, opposing teams used to feel that Sachin's dismissal meant they could win the game. Today, I feel that the Indian players, too, feel this way.
I think he is marvellous. I think he will fit in whatever category of Cricket that has been played or will be played, from the first ball that has ever been bowled to the last ball that's going to be. He can play in any era and at any level. I would say he's 99.5% perfect.
Cricketers like Jadeja come once in a lifetime, and I am sorry he didn’t play in my time. Could have added a few more cheap wickets to my tally.
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
To me, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.
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.
Age is just a number. If someone can perform at 45, who will stop that fellow from playing top-level cricket?
You can't score a goal, if you don't take a shot.
Since my childhood, I saw my elder brothers playing cricket and that is what built my passion around it. I was enrolled in school but all my attention was on cricket.
I think, apart from Sir Garfield Sobers nobody else has played 20 years in international cricket and 20 years playing at the very highest level and to the very highest standard is an achievement beyond compare.
He can play that leg glance with a walking stick also.
There are times when I have felt the pressure, but at the moment I play cricket the only way I can.
Cheat? Good heavens, this is an amateur cricket match amongst leading prep schools, I'm an Englishman and a schoolmaster supposedly setting an example to his young charges. We are playing the most artistic and beautiful game ever devised. Of course I'll cunting well cheat. Now, give me my robe and put on my crown. I have immortal longings in me.