Kevin Pietersen

  • Five things England cricket must do in the future 20-04-2014 12:35 PM

    London: England have appointed a new head coach in Peter Moores. But that in a sense was the easy part for the England and Wales Cricket Board as they look to get the team back on an even keel after a 5-0 Ashes hammering in Australia. It is too much...
  • No way back for Kevin Pietersen, says England cricket boss 19-04-2014 06:40 PM

    Kevin Pietersen's hopes of reviving his international career appeared to end on Saturday when England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Paul Downton said there was "no way back" for the star batsman. Pietersen, England's leading run scorer across all formats, was sensationally axed from the national set-up following...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils hope to cut short Kolkata Knight Riders' flight 18-04-2014 07:48 PM

    After being hammered in their opening match of IPL 7 by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils will sweat over skipper Kevin Pietersen's return from injury to get a psychological boost ahead of their second game in Abu Dhabi on Saturday against Kolkata Knight Riders, who are on a high having...
  • IPL 7: Kevin Pietersen blow upsets Delhi's plans for RCB battle 17-04-2014 10:57 AM

    Wooden-spooners of the last Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Delhi Daredevils will need touch-up to their new look after losing skipper Kevin Pietersen to injury ahead of their opening IPL-7 match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Thursday. Pietersen is yet to recover from the finger injury he arrived with...
  • Kevin Pietersen wants to be at his best in IPL 7 16-04-2014 06:45 PM

    As India's premiere domestic T20 tournament starts, Delhi Daredevils' captain Kevin Pietersen speaks to CNN-IBN on the road ahead. ...
  • Kevin Pietersen ruled out of 1st match, Karthik to lead DD against RCB 16-04-2014 06:37 PM

    Delhi Daredevils suffered a big jolt ahead of their IPL campaign as captain Kevin Pietersen was on Thursday ruled out of their opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore here on Thursday due to a finger injury. Pietersen, who was bought by Daredevils for USD 1.5 million (Rs 9 crore), had...
  • IPL's credibility at stake as season seven kicks-off 15-04-2014 07:50 PM

    With the first phase being played at the UAE from April 16-30, eight teams would hope for a great start before the tournament moves back to Bangladesh or India. ...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils begin afresh with everything new 15-04-2014 05:18 PM

    The Delhi Daredevils (DD) have had an up-and-down time in the Indian Premier League (IPL) so far. They have not managed to strike a consistent note, which is one of the primary reasons why they are yet to win the title in six seasons. After a miserable 2013 season, DD...
  • Kevin Pietersen all set for fresh start in IPL 7 14-04-2014 07:36 PM

    After an unceremonious England exit, Kevin Pietersen takes a fresh guard as skipper of Delhi Daredevils in the seventh edition of IPL. ...
  • Kevin Pietersen to get a chance to test his fitness in warm-up game 13-04-2014 06:39 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen will get a chance to test the injured little finger of his right hand on Monday when the team plays a practice match to get ready for their opening IPL encounter against RCB on April 17. Although his finger has been strapped for...
  • Delhi Daredevils unveil new jersey for IPL 7 12-04-2014 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Daredevils on Saturday unveiled their brand new jersey for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier league with a tie-up with the country's largest online and mobile classifieds portal classified, Quikr. The new jersey was unveiled in the presence of captain Kevin Pietersen, vice-captain Dinesh Karthik...
  • Pietersen right man to lead Delhi Daredevils: Gary Kirsten 11-04-2014 08:02 PM

    After getting sacked by England, Kevin Pietersen has committed to play for Delhi Daredevils throughout IPL 7. ...
  • James Anderson calls for England players to take responsibility 11-04-2014 09:02 AM

    England pace bowler James Anderson admits he and his team-mates must take more responsibility as they look to bounce back from a woeful Ashes defeat against Australia. Anderson and company will be led by a new coach this season, with the new man set to be appointed next month and...
  • Kevin Pietersen still hopeful of Test comeback 10-04-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: Sacked batting star Kevin Pietersen still hopes to return to international cricket and become the first England player to score 10,000 Test runs, according to an interview published Thursday. The 33-year-old Pietersen also insisted that former England skipper Andrew Strauss was a "good friend" despite their fallout over...
  • Coaching in IPL is a different challenge, says Gary Kirsten 09-04-2014 08:06 PM

    There has been a lot of talk about whether the decision of not retaining Virender Sehwag was justified, but Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten feels that irrespective how it pans out, that was the only way forward. "At the auction we made a decision to select a new squad and...
  • Never had problems with England teammates, says Kevin Pietersen 09-04-2014 07:36 PM

    Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen denied that he had a bad relationship with his teammates, adding that he was the first to help Jonathan Trott during his stress-related illness, a report said Wednesday. The England and Wales Cricket Board axed the South Africa-born Pietersen in February following the team's 5-0...
  • Yuvraj did not deserve this unwarranted criticism: Pietersen 09-04-2014 12:26 PM

    New Delhi: Once labelled a 'pie-chucker' by Kevin Pietersen, beleaguered Yuvraj Singh has found support from the maverick batsman, who says the India left-hander is at the receiving end of "unwarranted criticism" following his scratchy knock in the World T20 final. Yuvraj's 21-ball 11 sucked the momentum out of India's...
  • Not eyeing IPL 7 to prove critics wrong, says Kevin Pietersen 08-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Axed from England's set-up earlier this year, Kevin Pietersen on Tuesday said he will not use the upcoming Indian Premier League to "prove anything" to his detractors. A little more than two months after being dropped from England's international set-up, Pietersen said he has already accepted the harsh reality that...
  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik 08-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure....
  • Delhi Daredevils preparatory camp from April 9 07-04-2014 02:56 PM

    New Delhi: The preparatory camp of Delhi Daredevils, under the guidance of head coach Gary Kirsten, for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League will begin at the Palam Ground here on Wednesday. The main focus of the camp would be to help the team come together ahead of...
  • Graeme Smith baffled by Pietersen's England axing 03-04-2014 09:17 PM

    London: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Thursday expressed his surprise at England's decision to end the international career of his Surrey team-mate Kevin Pietersen. Pietersen, 33, was sensationally axed by England in the aftermath of their 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia, despite the South Africa-born batsman being his...
  • Kevin Pietersen keen to mentor future stars 02-04-2014 11:11 PM

    London: Kevin Pietersen said on Wednesday he was looking forward to sharing the benefits of his experience with international stars of the future now his own England career had been terminated. "It is good to come to the end of an international career and help others who are the start...
  • England made right decision to axe Pietersen, says Alastair Cook 02-04-2014 08:49 AM

    England made the right decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career when the batsman was axed in February, the country's test captain Alastair Cook was quoted as saying by British media on Tuesday. "Of course you think back and ask if it was the right decision given all that was...
  • Alastair Cook still unable to lift lid on Kevin Pietersen axe 02-04-2014 12:01 AM

    England captain Alastair Cook said Tuesday he was "frustrated" at his inability to reveal the reasons behind Kevin Pietersen's international exile, although he promised all would become clear "soon". Despite being England's all-time leading run scorer across all formats, South Africa-born Pietersen was axed by the England and Wales Cricket...
  • Pietersen set for CPL appearance 31-03-2014 01:36 PM

    Kingston: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is set to showcase his talent in this year's Caribbean Premier League, after signing up for next month's draft. Pietersen was discarded by England following the disastrous Ashes tour earlier this year and will now ply his trade in the Caribbean following his Indian...
  • World T20: Broad looks for new England era after tough winter 30-03-2014 09:37 AM

    Chittagong: Stuart Broad looked forward to a new England era after a miserable winter ended with a World Twenty20 exit in Chittagong on Saturday. England went down by three runs in a pulsating Super-10 stage Group One match against South Africa, going out of the semi-final race after two defeats...
  • Kevin Pietersen to play in Caribbean Premier League 28-03-2014 09:41 PM

    Jettisoned England batsman Kevin Pietersen has added another payday to his diary with the announcement that he will play in the Caribbean Premier League in July and August after his commitments in India. Pietersen, literally available to the highest bidder after being shunned by England, was picked up by the...
  • Ford backs Pietersen anger to spur on Surrey 25-03-2014 10:13 AM

    Kevin Pietersen's controversial England exit could yet prove a boon for Surrey, according to the county's new coach, who has known the star batsman since he was a schoolboy in South Africa. The 33-year-old may be England's leading all-time run-scorer across all international format but that didn't stop officials announcing...
  • Pietersen needs Lehmann-like guidance that Aussies got: Watson 18-03-2014 03:44 PM

    Mirpur: Star all-rounder Shane Watson is sad that Kevin Pietersen is not playing international cricket anymore and wants someone like Australian coach Darren Lehmann to guide the maverick England batsman. Pietersen's career was cut short after the England and Wales Cricket Board decided to drop him from the team for...
  • Pietersen named Delhi Daredevils captain, Karthik his deputy 18-03-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: England discard Kevin Pietersen will captain the new-look Delhi Daredevils during the seventh Indian Premier League while wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik would be his deputy, the team announced on Tuesday. Pietersen, a former England skipper, has been sensational in the T20s and was named 'Man of the Tournament' in...