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Richie Benaud Quotes

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.

But I think the only thing that annoys me about that is if I suddenly find someone on commercial radio or something like that, mimicking my voice or actions and trying to promote a product and pretending it's me doing it.

Captaincy is 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent skill. But don't try it without that 10 per cent.

From our broadcasting box you can't see any grass at all. It is simply a carpet of humanity.

I know it's more five-star now than it was then, but it's still a difficult tour. In the same way as India and Pakistan players find it difficult coming to Australia. People sometimes have difficulty believing that.

In fact, as a spin bowler, you have to work on the batsman over after over.

My mantra is: put your brain into gear and if you can add to what's on the screen then do it, otherwise shut up.

The hallmark of a great captain is the ability to win the toss, at the right time.

The slow-motion replay doesn't show how fast the ball was really travelling.