Kevin Pietersen talks about his IPL days

Kevin Pietersen, one name which still stands out among the Indian fans, even though he played his last competitive cricket six years ago. Be it IPL or his International affair with England, his cricketing career is a mix of controversies and some astounding stories.

From his Ashes heroism to winning the tag of the most expensive buy in IPL 2009, there is plenty to talk about the former English cricketer. At the same time, when the man of stories talks about his on-field experiences himself, there will be many contexts in it. And, that’s what happened when Kevin Pietersen spoke to betway ahead of IPL 2020.

Here is a video where KP discussed his IPL experience, playing days along with the top Indian cricketers Virender Sehwag and a young Virat Kohli, and how Indian cricket stadiums are the best when it comes to experiencing the game of cricket.



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Talking about IPL, Pietersen explained how the tournament changed his life and created a difference in the way he played the game then. He felt fortunate to play the tournament along with the other great players and happened to learn a lot from them.

In the 5-minute video, KP was further found expressing about the added responsibility and the extra pressure he handled because of the tag of the most expensive player in the IPL 2009 auction. He was also vocal about his time of leading Royal Challengers Bangalore on that season and then again Delhi Daredevils later.

Speaking about Virat Kohli, Pietersen was explaining his playing days with him during Virat’s earlier stage and how those days helped his friendship with the Indian captain ever since. Pietersen also fondly recalled the experience of batting with Virender Sehwag as the former India opener’s carefree batting style was something that the Englishman thoroughly enjoyed.

Finally, Pietersen stated about the unique experiences he enjoyed in the Indian stadiums. He was also seen mentioning in the video that the reception of MS Dhoni by Chennai crowd in Chepauk Stadium, and the duo Kohli-ABD’s batting in Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy stadium are his favourite moments in IPL.


This interview was conducted by Online Cricket Betting company Betway.

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