Bowlers Related Quotes
I like to be a bowler because I can't bat properly. After 17 years of cricket I have got the opportunities and made the wickets fall.
The bowlers I respected or feared or rated were not the ones who gave me lip or stared at me or abused me. More the ones who, at any stage of the game, when had they had the ball in hand, they were going to be at me, and they were going to have the skill and the fitness and the ability to be aggressive.
We knew that if we had to win the World Cup, the defensive side of the game had to be better, which means bowlers will have to bowl tight and we will have to field better.
“The fielders who took the catches, the bowlers who put pressure from the other end and the batsmen who scored the runs without which it was not possible to have come this far.”
Pick any player of the world. Make him the captain of India. I can assure you that the results will still be the same. MS Dhoni just not lucky enough to have the kind of bowlers that top teams like Australia, South Africa and New Zealand have.
“The bowlers sent down a lot of slower balls and off-cutters, (but) the batters used the short boundary well.”
“We are going in with five bowlers rather than our usual four, having taken into account the workload in South Africa.”
The wickets I have played on for my whole career, most of them have been to suit fast bowlers in Australia.
“We have young bowlers. You have to produce young bowlers because 2007 is almost there.”