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KP denials, central contracts and radio battles

The most revealing comment in Kevin Pietersen’s denial that he will retire from one-day international cricket after the World Cup came not from the man himself but his agent Adam Wheatley, who claimed: “Kevin would like to make it clear … Continue reading

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KP’s graceless Moores dig strikes sour note

It took some doing to strike a sour note after England’s Ashes triumph, but Kevin Pietersen has managed it. His petty, clumsy and graceless attempt to have a dig at the former coach Peter Moores is further confirmation that all … Continue reading

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Adelaide was complete England performance

It was wet and grizzly when the England players arrived in Melbourne but they all seemed to be wearing their shades. It must have been a big night in Adelaide, especially for those who had experienced the humiliation and desolation … Continue reading

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ASHES LIVE: Pietersen hundred boosts England, Adelaide, day three

From Sam Collins in Adelaide Lunch: second Test, day three, Adelaide Match score: England 449-3 (Pietersen 158*, Collingwood 40*) lead Australia 245 (Hussey 93, Haddin 56, Anderson 4-51 ) by 204 runs Session score: England 132-1 England win Session in six … Continue reading

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KP, ‘eye-candy’ signings and Aussies in NZ?

Kevin Pietersen’s temporary move to Surrey has created a piquant powderkeg in the Brit Oval dressing room. For Graham Thorpe, the man who, theoretically at least, is assigned to address the technical aspects of his game, was a frontrunner in … Continue reading

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Lawrence Booth: Professional Pietersen's honesty is the best policy

Sooner or later certain England fans are going to have to admit that their suspicion of Kevin Pietersen says more about them than it does about him. For some, his decision to leave South Africa will always be a copybook … Continue reading

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John Stern: "This won't happen again"

Who said this and about whom? “There was a disconnect between X and the whole of the management of ECB – that won’t happen again.” Answer: Giles Clarke, ECB chairman, talking exclusively to TWC in late 2007 about the demise … Continue reading

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