5 Interesting Facts That You Must Know About South African – Born English Cricketer ‘Kevin Peter Pietersen’


Kevin Peter Pietersen


Kevin Peter Pietersen is a South African-born English cricketer. He made his international debut in the One Day International match against Zimbabwe in 2004 and his Test match debut in the 2005 Ashes series against Australia the following year.

Here are some Interesting Facts that you must know about ‘Kevin Peter Pietersen’:

1. Kevin Pietersen became the fastest batsman to reach both 1,000 and 2,000 runs in One Day International cricket.

Here is the image of Kevin Pietersen:

Kevin Pietersen

2. After a century against South Africa in July 2008 The Times called Kevin Pietersen “the most complete batsman in cricket“and in 2012 The Guardian called him “England’s greatest modern batsman“.

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3. In February 2014 Kevin Pietersen was signed by the Delhi Daredevils IPL team for 1.5 million USD, and he captained the team for this season.

Here is the image of Kevin Pietersen playing for Delhi Daredevils:

kevin pietersen playing for Delhi Daredevils

4. Kevin Pietersen is married to Liberty X singer Jessica Taylor.The couple married on 29 December 2007. 11 May 2010 the couple’s first child was born, a son Dylan.

Here is the image of Jessica Taylor & Kevin Pietersen:

Jessica Taylor & Kevin Pietersen

5. Kevin Pietersen gained several awards for his performances in the 2005 season. He was named both the ICC ODI Player of the Year and Emerging Player of the Year in 2005.

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Kevin Pietersen won icc award


Kevin Pietersen discussing about his career and 100th Test:


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