Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen was born in the year 1980, he is a professional cricketer and he is English. He is right handed batsman and sometime he plays as spinoff bowler. He plays for Melbourne stars now during Big Bash League and plays for Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League and for Hollywoodbets Doplhins in CSA T20 Challenge. He got also signed for Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League.

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From his biography, Kevin Pietersen has an Afrikaner father with an English mother. He was born in the city of Pietermaritzburg, in Natal Province in South Africa. He started to play in Natal during the year 1997 and then moved to England during the year 2000. This is when he talked about how unhappy he is because of racial quota in cricket of South Africa. Since he had English ancestry, he was qualifying to serve a four year qualifying period for English County cricket. After completing the four years, in Nottinghamshire, he was called at once to join England. His first game, was in One Day International or ODI match played against Zimbabwe in the year 2004 and the first Test Match was against Australia in 2005 Ashes series.

Kevin Pietersen became the captain for England ODI and Test teams in 2008 but afterwards, he resigned after nine ODIs and three Tests because of a quarrel with Peter Moores who was an England coach, the coach got sacked that same day. His relationship with ECB had never recovered. He last played for England in the year 2013-2014, Ashes and the following ODIs but afterwards, he was told that he will not play again in International selection. This was because of the problems that he got with the team mates and ECB while playing against South Africa.

Kevin Pietersen is fastest batsman that had reached at 1,000 and at 2,000 runs in just one Day International Cricket. He has a second highest run total because of his 25 tests behind Sir Don Bradman who plays for Australia. He was fastest player, while counting days who reached 4,000, 5,000 and 7,000 Test runs. He is a third English batsman who topped ICC One day International Ranking in 2007. During the year 2008, when he got a century while playing against South Africa, he was called Most complete batsman in the cricket by The times while during 2012, The Guardian called him greatest contemporary batsman of England.

Kevin Pietersen is married to Jessica Taylor. His wife is an English glamour model, singer and television personality. She is also a dancer well known to in the group Liberty X. Ss per his ipl record, he is a match winner for any format of his game and he became to be well known because of his trademark shot called the Switch-hit. More information about him can be gotten from wiki websites and his twitter account. His net worth is 7.5 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 27 Jun, 1980
Age: 39 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: South Africa
Birth Place: Pietermaritzburg
Education: University of South Africa
Gender: Male
Description: English cricketer
Net Worth 2021: 7.5 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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