“You have to feel for Graham Ford, the way Sri Lanka are going, it can’t be too long now before I meet him in the queue for the dole” Ex Sri Lankan coach Geoff Marsh speaks about the realities of making Sri Lanka half a decent side
“It’s been a great Summer and it feels great to cap it off with a win in the One Dayers” An ill informed Micheal Clarke prematurely celebrates a CB series win after assuming India made the finals
“At least Tubby Taylor gets 2 more chances to pronounce some of those Sri Lankan names correctly”
Tony Greig is not happy about the Channel 9 team not doing their homework
“We want to thank India for an excellent summer’s cricket. As a token of our appreciation, we would like to offer Sachin Tendulkar the opportunity to play Shield games guaranteed to last the full 4 days (with international status) in an attempt to get this 100th century. No we are not kidding. I can get ESPN and Star Cricket on the line now. Like, seriously” Cricket Australia know where their market is
“India should not have fingered Sri Lanka on Tuesday night. Now shut up” K.Srikanth when repeatedly asked for comment on the CB series
“After the World Cup I think the Asia Cup is the one a lot players value and really want to win. Even the English” Duncan Fletcher admits the CB series was not on the list of Indian priorities
“They play 3 finals? I had no idea. Surely they will struggle to be at their peak in Dhaka. This is why we pulled out of the finals. Although, I can’t be sure. But it was unanimous decision. Everyone agreed on it together. Seriously” MS Dhoni believes Sri Lanka are playing too much cricket and that it will hurt them in the long run
“One feels that with India being knocked out, Sri Lanka should be in the finals” Ranjit Fernando offers his views, although no one asked for it.
“India blah blah blah”, Blah blah blah India” ESPNCricinfo
“It’s a job with a lot of ups and downs. You always have to be prepared for duty on a moments notice”. Staff managing the Indian bag packing
“Sorry, we did the best we could” The The Law of Averages sends in their sincere apologies to the Indian team
“We always knew Dilshan had it in him to turn this side around and get us our first test series win down under” Sri Lanka Cricket, new regime but still clueless.