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newscricket10 days ago

Kevin Pietersen looks at positives of enforced sabbaticals for sports persons

Kevin Pietersen has wondered if the enforced lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic has actually resulted in the extension of many careers. He has also felt that players with prior fitness issues and mental health issues would be benefitted massively with many might fall in love with the sport.
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newscricket11 days ago

Kevin Pietersen looks at positives of enforced sabbaticals for sports persons

Kevin Pietersen has wondered if the enforced lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic has actually resulted in the extension of many careers. He has also felt that players with prior fitness issues and mental health issues would be benefitted massively with many might fall in love with the sport.
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newscricket13 days ago

Kevin Pietersen pioneer in English cricketers playing IPL, asserts Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has stated that Kevin Pietersen’s involvement in the Indian Premier League paved the way for the English cricketers to thronge to the IPL and change their brand of cricket. Buttler has also added that IPL is the best cricket tournament in the world after the ICC World Cups.
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featurecricket14 days ago

Winners of the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award - how did their careers pan out?

Hype, fame and recognition at a young age can be daunting for sportspersons and, much in contrast to the fairytale script, in many cases, it turns out detrimental to their careers. Today, we look at the winners of the ‘ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year’ award and see how their career panned out.
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newscricket19 days ago

Team management ought to blame for Pant’s brain-fade in World Cup semi-final, opines Yuvraj Singh

Yuvraj Singh, in an Instagram chat with KP, stated that it was the inexperience of Pant that got the better of him in the semi-final against Kiwis and blamed the management for drafting in a rookie. After initially steadying the ship, Pant perished after a mistimed slog-sweep found the fielder.
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newscricket21 days ago

Virat Kohli better than Sachin Tendulkar because of his chasing prowess, reckons Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has opined that Virat Kohli is better than Sachin, purely because of his outrageous chasing numbers, significantly better than that of the yesteryear star. Pietersen also added that Steve Smith is in no way comparable or even close to the Indian star, despite being No.1 Test batsman.
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newscricketa month ago

Sports need to resume to uplift the morale of the world, feels Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has stated that even though cricket is forced to be played behind the closed doors, it has to happen at some point in time to uplift the collective morale of the world. Pietersen has also added that players will definitely want to play given some of them are at their prime.
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newscricketa month ago

Was in disbelief after dismissing Sachin Tendulkar, recalls Dillon du Preez

South African pacer Dillon du Preez, who played two games for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2009, recalled his disbelief in dismissing Sachin Tendulkar and joked that the latter ‘invented cricket’. Du Preez further shed light on the chilling bomb blast that occurred before an IPL game in 2010.
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newscricketa month ago

Kevin Pietersen shouldn’t have played after 2012 text-gate scandal, opines Michael Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has stated that Kevin Pietersen should not have played for England after the latter was found guilty in the text-gate scandal in 2012. Former ECB Director Andrew Strauss recently spoke about the Pietersen saga and revealed that he felt sorry for the latter.
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newscricket2 months ago

Difficult to argue against MS Dhoni's greatness, claims Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has stated that MS Dhoni had to live his life under tremendous pressure and it is difficult to argue against the former Indian skipper's greatness. Pietersen further stated that leading India and CSK for so many years was a tale of pressure - something that takes a toll.
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