What makes ‘Cricket’ the way it is

What makes ‘Cricket’ the way it is (In a Nutshell)

  • “To me it doesn’t matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.”- Ian Botham (English-Cricketer)
  • “Cricket, like all sport, offers glory to few and a lifetime of it to even fewer. For the investment it demands, it offers short careers that end when people in other professions are starting to flourish.”- Harsha Bhogle (Indian- Cricket Commentator)

What makes ‘Cricket’ the way it is (Nitty Gritty)

  • “I think we judge talent wrong. Who do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people’s ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That’s the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.”- Rahul Dravid (Indian- Cricketer)

What makes ‘Cricket’ the way it is (Different Perspectives)

  • “One thing about our country that is constant is cricket.”- MS Dhoni (Indian- Cricketer)
  • “In my opinion Test Cricket is the best version of the game. It tests you mentally, physically and emotionally.”- Dale Steyn (South African- Cricketer)
  • “Cricketers have a very short shelf life. On average, you make money through cricket for five years, but you need to survive for sixty years.”- MS Dhoni (Indian- Cricketer)

What makes ‘Cricket’ the way it is (Final Thoughts)

  • “In sport, there is always room for improvement. Whenever I see my innings against the West Indies or Australia, I think ‘Maybe, I could have done this better or should have changed that.’ See, cricket is a skill game, and one can always improve upon the impact one has on an innings.”- Yuvraj Singh (Indian- Cricketer)
  • “My memories of Australian cricket are that it was an environment of good fun.”- Tom Moody (Australian- Cricketer)



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