Cricket has seen a lot of inspiring leaders who have led from the front, instilled confidence in their teammates, brought the best out of them, and won a lot of titles and championships.
In the process, many cricket leaders and captains have quoted their respective opinions and hence we have seen some brilliant cricket captain quotes in various stages of their playing or captaincy career which are both motivating and inspiring
From MS Dhoni to Brendon McCullum to Ben Stokes, here are the top 20 cricket captain quotes.
20 Motivational Cricket Captain Quotes
- 20 Motivational Cricket Captain Quotes
- 1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- 2. Sir Vivian Richards
- 3. Ricky Ponting
- 4. AB de Villiers
- 5. Imran Khan
- 6. Brendon McCullum
- 7. Virat Kohli
- 8. Steve Waugh
- 9. Gautam Gambhir
- 10. Sourav Ganguly
- 11. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
- 12. Steve Waugh
- 13. Rahul Dravid
- 14. Ricky Ponting
- 15. Wasim Akram
- 16. Kumar Sangakkara
- 17. Shane Warne
- 18. Virat Kohli
- 19. Brian Lara
- 20. Ben Stokes
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1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
“You don’t play for the crowd, you play for the country.”
2. Sir Vivian Richards
“There was a legacy before I came in, and it was my job to take the baton and make sure I held it tight and ran like hell.”
3. Ricky Ponting
“I was always fiercely determined and driven to succeed.”
4. AB de Villiers
“No matter how hot the fire burns, a Protea always survives.”
5. Imran Khan
“Compromise for your dream. But never compromise on your dream.”
6. Brendon McCullum
“You’re always going to be criticized to a degree. Some people didn’t like Mother Teresa as well.”
7. Virat Kohli
“Cricket is the most important thing to me, so rest pales in comparison.”
8. Steve Waugh
“The key to handling pressure is to enjoy it when you’re confronted with it rather than worry about it too much.”
9. Gautam Gambhir
“When things are going well, the toothbrush bristles stay straight and soft, when it isn’t, it seems the toothbrush has the out of the bed look.”
10. Sourav Ganguly
“A captain sees you differently from the way you see yourself. You need a captain who can push you.”
11. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
“A loss makes you humble. It tests the other batsmen and bowlers. Also, if you keep winning, you don’t know what area to work on.”
12. Steve Waugh
“It doesn’t matter how pretty you look, it’s how many runs you get.”
13. Rahul Dravid
“You don’t win or lose the games because of the 11 you select. You win or lose with what those 11 do on the field.”
14. Ricky Ponting
“Every batsman surveys the field before taking a strike, and usually the fielders get imprinted on his mind. They can almost see every fielder in their mind’s eye. But in my head, I don’t see the fielders, I only see the gaps!”
15. Wasim Akram
“First of all, convince yourself that you are the best because the rest of your life is going to go proving this to others.”
16. Kumar Sangakkara
“Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday!”
17. Shane Warne
“Never give up. Just absolutely never give up!”
18. Virat Kohli
“The joy of doing well as a batsman for your country is much more than that little joy of going to a party and enjoying music. It is completely a different high, and I get high by performances, that’s what I enjoy now.”
19. Brian Lara
“My first bat was shaped like a coconut branch. And from that day, all I wanted to do was to be a cricketer.”
20. Ben Stokes
“Sometimes teams are going to be better than us, but they’ll never be braver than us.”
That wraps up the top 20 cricket captain quotes that will boost your confidence and inspire you work hard for your goal.
Who is the most successful captain in test cricket?
Steve Waugh of Australia is the most successful captain in Test Cricket going by win percentage as captain.
Who is the most successful captain in ODI cricket?
Ricky Ponting of Australia is the most successful captain in ODI Cricket going by the most number of limited over ICC trophies won as captain.
Who is the most successful captain in T20I cricket?
Darren Sammy is the most successful captain in the T20I Cricket going by the number of ICC T20I World Cups won -2.
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