W. G. Grace Quotes | Quotes by W. G. Grace

1I don't like defensive shots-you can only get threes

2Every 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.

3I 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.

4A cricketer's life is a life of splendid freedom, healthy effort, endless variety, and delightful good fellowship.

5When 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.

6The 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.

W. G. Grace Quotes

7I 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.