Cricket Quotes: Shane Warne,Yuvraj Singh,AB De Villiers and Others

Linus Fernandes@mktimeforsportsAnalyst IIApril 28, 2011

Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj SinghRitam Banerjee/Getty Images

What he said:

“I wanted to jump on MS and keep jumping on him”

Yuvraj Singh on his celebrations with Dhoni on winning the World Cup.

What he meant:

“I was overjoyed.”

What he definitely didn’t:

“Dhoni’s a trampoline.”


What he said:

“What he's produced tonight scares the hell out of me and hopefully will scare others going forward.”

RCB Coach Ray Jennings on Chris Gayle’s extraordinary opening act in this year’s IPL.

What he meant:

“If this is how he (Gayle) plays jet-lagged and after a scrap with the WICB, I wish he’d have them (scraps) every day.”

What he definitely didn’t:

Scary Movie X, here come Gayle and RCB as starring cast.”


What he said:

“It is like a sugar-free candy bar. Because it does the same thing. It tastes the same. But then there is always that one thing that's missing.”

Siddharth Mallya on the IPL without Lalit Modi.

What he meant:

“Lalit Modi’s the sugar missing from the IPL candy bar.”

What he definitely didn’t:

“Lalit Modi’s my sugar daddy.”


What he said:

“I really can't pin-point anything that we are doing wrong except for bad fielding, bad bowling and bad batting.”

A.B. De Villiers on the problems with theRoyal Challengers Bangalore team.

What he meant:

“We’re not playing cricket, really!”

What he definitely didn’t:

“It was a team dare. Can we play worse than the television experts comment? I guess we did.”


What he said:

“New Estee Lauder moisturisers for my skin have made a big difference.” 

Shane Warne on his new rejuvenated appearance.

What he definitely didn’t:

“It’s better than using old-fashioned Vaseline on the ball. It’s two for the price of one.”

“They’re actually borrowed from Liz (Hurley). I feel I need it more than her.”

“Estee Lauder have requested me to be their product spokesperson. (At least, not yet.)”

“I can’t say I’m looking older, can I? Never turn away a compliment, my mother always told me.”


What he said:

“I was the happiest man in the world, happier than Bill Gates!”

Tamim Iqbal on being selected to the Lords’ honour board.

What he definitely didn’t:

“I’m richer than Bill Gates.”

All quotes sourced from http://www.espncricinfo.com/magazine/content/quote/index.html

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