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15 Extraordinary Harsha Bhogle quotes from the commentary box


15 Extraordinary Harsha Bhogle quotes from the commentary box: Harsha Bhogle is one of the finest commentators in the history of cricket. A canny presenter with fast reflexes, Harsha can troll anyone at any time. An IIM graduate, Harsha Bhogle is different because apart from a very deep understanding of the game, but his way of presenting and sense of humour enthralls the television viewers. Here are some of the most famous quotes of Harsha Bhogle.


  1. To be a commentator, you must have a life outside cricket, too. If cricket is all that you know, then you would not be a great commentator.


  1. When sehwag was in smashing form and had many lucky escapes-

“It’s Been That Kind Of A Day. Today Sehwag Can Walk Blindfolded Across A Busy Highway And Not Get Runover .” 


  1. ” If I cannot be Tendulkar then Tendulkar can also not be me” 


  1. Michael Atherton: “It is England but India has more support in the stadium, and the pitch is completely assisting your spinners. Says a lot about our hospitality, right.”

Harsha: “Well we let you rule our nation for so many years. I believe that’s the least you can do for us.”


  1. On Rajat Bhatia’s bowling-

“Any bowler has 3 pace variations-fast, medium and slow. But Rajat Bhatia has-slow, slower and slowest.”


6.  During the India Vs Pakistan in 2015 ICC World Cup at Adelaide-

“Adelaide is in Australia just on the map, otherwise it is just India and Pakistan”


7. When Cheteshwar Pujara was playing very slowly in a T20 match-

“Pujara is a classical musician in the era of YoYo Honey Singh”


8. When Maxwell was going for runs-

“Glenn Maxwell is giving away so many runs that is seems Maxwell is bowling to himself”


9. “Among sportsmen are the noble, the diligent and the caring, as there are the callous, the cheats and the criminals.



10. Nasser Hussain: “When can I see India in FIFA World Cup?”

Harsha Bhogle: “It’s better not to qualify than getting knocked out of first round.”

Sourav Ganguly: “If India had played football World Cup for 50 years, we would have played finals at least once unlike England.”


11. Geoffrey Boycott: “Sachin may be a great batsmen but he has never been on the Lord’s honour board”

Harsha Bhogle: “So whose loss is it more, Sachin or the honour board’s”


12. When ‘The Wall’ was in sublime form-

“Ask him to walk on water and he’ll ask, how many kilometers”


13. When AB De Villiers started hitting from the 1st ball-

“Ladies& Gentleman, fasten your seat belts. We are ready for the take-off”


14. When India was losing against England in a Test match and Rahul Dravid was beside him in the commentary box-

“The only man who could have saved India is sitting next to me”


15. “Across professions, consistency is a direct product of work ethic”


“A monk’s extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making”






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