Cricket Funny Sporting Quotes

Below is my top 10 list of favorite funny quotes from the sport of cricket. See also our collection of other (not funny) quotes about cricket.

  1. "The other advantage England have got when Phil Tufnell is bowling is that he is not fielding." - Ian Chappell in 1990
  2. "They came to see me bat not you bowl" - WG Grace, putting the bails back on his stumps after being bowled first ball.
  3. "I bowl so slowly that if I don't like a ball I can run after it and bring it back" - J.M. Barrie
  4. "I can't really say I'm batting badly. I'm not batting long enough to be batting badly" - Greg Chappell
  5. "This is Cunis at the Vauxhall End. Cunis—a funny sort of name. Neither one thing nor the other" - Alan Gibson
  6. "I don't ask Kathy to face Michael Holding. So I don't see why I should be changing nappies." - Ian Botham on family life
  7. "A very small crowd here today. I can count the people on one hand. Can't be more than 30" - Michael Abrahamson
  8. "The Port Elizabeth ground is more of a circle than an oval. It is long and square" - Trevor Bailey
  9. "Cricket is a game played by 11 fools and watched by 11,000 fools," - George Bernard Shaw
  10. "The only person who would call for a run and wish his partner good luck at the same time" -. John Warr commenting on Denis Compton

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