Category Archives: Kevin Pietersen

Rob Steen: Is KP England’s greatest batsman?

Some will deem it heresy, but as Kevin Pietersen basks in the glow of one of the game’s greatest match-turning innings, his 151 in Colombo, the question cannot be ducked for much longer: has England ever boasted a finer batsman? … Continue reading

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Jonathan Agnew: Decision to sideline KP a good one

The decision to rest Kevin Pietersen from England’s one-day international series against India has caused quite a bit of comment, especially from those people who may have bought tickets for one or more of the five matches and would quite … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England set for massive total, The Oval, day two, evening

Bell and Pietersen give Oval full house a memorable day in the sun Close: Fourth Test, day two, The Oval Match score: England 457-3 (Bell 181*, Anderson 3*, Pietersen 175) Full scorecard Session score: England 161-1 England win Forty years ago … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England anchored by Pietersen double, Lord’s, day two, evening

Strauss able to declare after India’s depleted attack made to suffer Close: First Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: India 17-0 (Mukund 8*, Gambhir 7*) trail England 474-8 dec (Pietersen 202*, Prior 71, Trott 70; Kumar 5-106) by 457 runs … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Pietersen keeps England on top, Lord’s, day two, afternoon

Kumar takes two in four balls but KP survives Dhoni scare Tea: First Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: England 305-5 (Pietersen 115*, Prior 21*, Trott 70; Kumar 3-85) Full scorecard Session score: England 88-2 Draw It was like a … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Pietersen let off for England, Lord’s, day two, morning

Trott goes for 70 but Pietersen’s fifty puts England on top Lunch: First Test, day two, Lord’s Match score: England 217-3 (Pietersen 71*, Bell 28*; Trott 70*) Full scorecard Session score: 90-1 England win Kevin Pietersen is full of boundless, infantile … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Pietersen back in business, Lord’s, day five, morning

Cook closes in on another hundred as England take lead beyond 250 Lunch: Second Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: England 260-3 (Cook 87*, Bell 13*; Trott 58, Pietersen 72) and 486 (Cook 96, Bell 52, Morgan 79, Prior 126, Broad … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England build commanding lead, Cardiff, day four, evening

Trott and Bell continue home side’s dominance on another shortened day Close: First Test, day four, Cardiff Match score: England 491-5 (Bell 98*, Morgan 14*; Cook 133, Trott 203) lead Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene 112) … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Pietersen’s jinx continues, Cardiff, day four, afternoon

KP falls to left-arm spinner after another delayed start Tea: First Test, day four, Cardiff Match score: England 344-4 (Trott 147*, Bell 28*) trail Sri Lanka 400 (Paranavitana 66, Dilshan 50, P Jayawardene 112) by 56 runs Full scorecard Session … Continue reading

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The trouble with Kevin Pietersen: John Stern

On Five Live last Sunday a guest on a show hosted by the comedian Nick Hancock said that he was looking forward to the first Test at Cardiff because he’d had enough of football. He said that when he looked … Continue reading

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