It takes relentless hard work, years of undivided attention and a lot of perseverance chasing the dream of playing for one’s country. What separates the legends from thousands of extremely talented youngsters sweating it out every single day on the field is their attitude towards the game. This attitude helps talented youngsters take on the legends in the international level until they become a legend themselves.
We bring you 11 powerful quotes of wisdom from the legends of cricket that defines the undying determination and attitude that have made these legends who they are.
1. “You don’t win or lose the games because of the 11 you select. You win or lose with that those 11 do on the field.” – Rahul Dravid
2. “Compromise for your Dream but never Compromise on your Dream.” – Imran Khan
3. “You don’t play for the crowd, you play for the country.” – Mahendra Singh Dhoni
4. “Enjoy the game & Chase your dreams. Dreams do come true.” – Sachin Tendulkar
5. “A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, A foll by own.” – Adam Gilchrist
6. “First of all, convince yourself that you are the best because the rest of your life is going to go proving this to others.”- Wasim Akram
7. “Never give up; just absolutely never give up.” – Shane Warne
8. “Every morning I woke up, I believed that I could score runs for India.” – Sourav Ganguly
9. “People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.” – Sachin Tendulkar
10. Starting small, ending big
11. Strategize, plan and keep a one track mind
Success doesn’t discriminate! It doesn’t matter whether you start small, with limited means or you have all the resources you think you need to make it big. What matters is that you be focused, determined and get ready to work yourself off.