Happy Birthday Ravi Shastri: 10 famous quotes by ‘King of the Commentary Box’

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Former Indian all-rounder and a successful cricket commentator, Ravi Shastri is currently serving the Indian cricket team as a head coach. Born on 27th May 1962, Shastri turned 58 on Wednesday (May 27).


There is no doubt that Shastri was an immensely fantastic commentator. Be it if it’s an intense game or a boring scenario, Shastri’s commentary has always been on the top. He has been a voice of cricket for over a decade, and fans have witnessed him commenting in some of the most exciting and breathtaking matches.

On Shastri’s birthday, let’s look at 10 best quotes that he said while on air which will always remain alive in the heart of cricket fans:


10) “Make no mistake about it, there is a pressure cooker situation.”

9.) “He has taken the aerial route.”


8.) “Edgedddddddd…….. And Takennnnnnnnn….”


7.) “Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the undisputed leader of the Indian cricket team.”

6.) “The first man on the planet to reach 200, and it’s a superman from India.”


5.) “That’s huge! That is a biggie, it’s outta here.”


4.) “That’s just what the doctor ordered.”

3.) “In the air, Sreesanth takes it, India win! Unbelievable scenes here at the bull ring!”.

2.) “And he puts it into the crowd, six sixes in an over! Yuvraj Singh finishes things off in style!”

1.) “Dhoni finishes off in style. India wins the World Cup after 28 years. Party begins in Mumbai.”

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