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Top 29 Smriti Mandhana Quotes (CRICKETER)

Top 10 Most Famous Smriti Mandhana Quotes (BEST)

“I used to feel like not scoring runs is the worst thing in life but I started thinking: ‘No, at least I’m getting to go out on the field wearing the Indian jersey.’ Not many get to do that. I am lucky. Now, if I get runs or don’t get runs, I’m just going out there trying to enjoy my cricket.”

Smriti Mandhana
More than my dream it was my family's dream that I play for India and they always supported me.
More than my dream it was my family’s dream that I play for India and they always supported me.
Fearless doesn't mean careless. There is a thin line between fearless and careless. I think we need to play fearless.
Fearless doesn’t mean careless. There is a thin line between fearless and careless. I think we need to play fearless.
Failure teaches you a lot more than success.
Failure teaches you a lot more than success.

“You never know what your best is. I can’t limit myself to a 60 and say it is my best. If I can chase any total and if I win matches for India, then only it would be my best.”

Smriti Mandhana
My batting mentality is to see the ball and hit it. I don't know what bowlers see while batting.
My batting mentality is to see the ball and hit it. I don’t know what bowlers see while batting.
I am not too much into Netflix and Amazon because spending quality time with family is more valuable.
I am not too much into Netflix and Amazon because spending quality time with family is more valuable.

Responsibility makes a player better. I was made the captain of Maharashtra senior team when I was 16 or 17. I know how to take the team forward. I had been through the responsibilities.”

Smriti Mandhana
There is a huge gap between international and domestic cricket. That gap needs to be lessened. Our domestic circuit needs to step up.
There is a huge gap between international and domestic cricket. That gap needs to be lessened. Our domestic circuit needs to step up.
I was not keen on fitness before injury and now I am very keen on fitness.
I was not keen on fitness before injury and now I am very keen on fitness.

10 Smriti Mandhana Quotes on Cricket

“On the ground, I am a professional cricketer – I don’t need to wear lipstick. If I want to look good, I know when to wear make-up. I do not accept it being put on my face when I am wearing the India kit.”

Smriti Mandhana
I am professional. If I am on the field, I am 100 per cent focused on that. Off the field, I switch off.
I am professional. If I am on the field, I am 100 per cent focused on that. Off the field, I switch off.
When I am in my India jersey, I don't want to be looking glamorous.
When I am in my India jersey, I don’t want to be looking glamorous.
Every time I enter the field, it's like, 'Smriti, you have to score.' And I love that responsibility.
Every time I enter the field, it’s like, ‘Smriti, you have to score.’ And I love that responsibility.
As a cricketer you just can't sit at one place and do nothing.
As a cricketer you just can’t sit at one place and do nothing.

“I am in a frame where I want to enjoy cricket. Of course, I think about my game: how I got out, what I could have done better. But that I think for half-an-hour and that’s enough.”

Smriti Mandhana
I chose cricket as my career when I was 15 or 16 when I scored a century for Maharashtra.
I chose cricket as my career when I was 15 or 16 when I scored a century for Maharashtra.
We need to understand that the revenue which we get is through men's cricket.
We need to understand that the revenue which we get is through men’s cricket.
When the team is doing well, individual performances don't count.
When the team is doing well, individual performances don’t count.
In the last two World Cups, I realised that when you put a lot of pressure on yourself, it does not work.
In the last two World Cups, I realised that when you put a lot of pressure on yourself, it does not work.

6 Smriti Mandhana Quotes About Life

“Whenever we have some time to ourselves I prefer to go back to my room and hit the bed. Even while travelling on a bus, I put on my sleeping hood and take a nap.”

Smriti Mandhana
I am a big movie buff. So, I make sure I watch two-three movies a week, not many because I don't want to get addicted.
I am a big movie buff. So, I make sure I watch two-three movies a week, not many because I don’t want to get addicted.

“My dad used to travel for a long distance from our house for work. I wanted to gift him an automatic car, so that he does not have much stress. I was able to buy it and I was very happy.”

Smriti Mandhana
I love sleeping, I can sleep for 15 hours a day.
I love sleeping, I can sleep for 15 hours a day.

“I followed in my brother’s footsteps. I used to wake up at 5 a.m, and wait for him to complete his cricket practice just so I could play the 10-15 balls pitched to me at the end.”

Smriti Mandhana
My dad and brother, are my favourite people to go for with on long drives. The Sangli roads are quite empty and perfect for long drives.
My dad and brother, are my favourite people to go for with on long drives. The Sangli roads are quite empty and perfect for long drives.

3 Smriti Mandhana Quotes on Gender Equality

“I am fortunate that I come from a family that never distinguished between a boy and a girl. I had the freedom to chose my entire life and have been supported throughout by my family.”

Smriti Mandhana
I hate comparisons, just as I hated being compared to my brother and vice-versa.
I hate comparisons, just as I hated being compared to my brother and vice-versa.

“It gets frustrating when my male counterparts are questioned about their game or performance, whereas I am fielding questions on gender stereotypes and my ability to stay committed to the game on account of my gender.”

Smriti Mandhana

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