When you win the toss – bat. If you are in doubt, think about it, then bat. If you have very big doubts, consult a colleague then bat.
A cricketer’s life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship.
I don’t like defensive shots-you can only get threes
The great thing in hitting is, not to be half-hearted about it; but when you make up your mind to hit, to do it as if the whole match depended upon that particular stroke.
Every cricketer knows that in the early stages of a batsman’s innings i.e. before he gets his eye in – luck plays an important part.
I do not believe so implicitly, as some cricketers and writers upon cricket do, in watching the bowler’s hand.I prefer to watch the ball, and not anticipate events.
I should like to say that good batsman are born, not made; but my long experience comes up before me, and tells me that it is not so.