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Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Personal information
Full name Kevin Peter Pietersen
Born 27 June 1980 (1980-06-27) (age 38)
Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
Nickname KP, Kapes, KP nuts, Kapers
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Batting style Right-hand
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Batsman
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 626) 21 July 2005 v Australia
Last Test 24 March 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 185) 28 November 2004 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 5 March 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no. 24
Domestic team information
Years Team
2005–2010 Hampshire (squad no. 24)
2009–present Royal Challengers Bangalore (squad no. 24)
2001–2004 Nottinghamshire
2004 MCC
1999–2000 KwaZulu Natal
1998–1999 KwaZulu Natal B
1997–1998 Natal B
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC List A
Matches 63 104 149 215
Runs scored 5,197 3,332 11,576 6,777
Batting average 48.57 42.17 50.11 41.32
100s/50s 16/19 7/20 38/47 12/41
Top score 226 116 254* 147
Balls bowled 837 274 5,641 2,258
Wickets 4 6 61 40
Bowling average 141.50 41.00 53.72 49.52
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/0 2/22 4/31 3/14
Catches/stumpings 35/– 32/– 115/– 76/–
Source: Cricinfo, 1 August 2010


Kevin Peter Pietersen, MBE (born 27 June 1980) is a South African-born English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and occasional off spin bowler who plays for England, and was the captain of the Indian Premier League team Royal Challengers Bangalore in second season of the IPL. He was captain of the England Test and One Day International teams from 4 August 2008 to 7 January 2009. He resigned after just three tests and nine One Day Internationals, following a dispute with England coach Peter Moores, who was sacked the same day.


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Hampshire County Cricket Club - Current squad
Coach
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Current England Squad

 Strauss (c)   Cook   Collingwood   Bell   Morgan   Pietersen   Trott   Prior   Bresnan   Swann   Anderson   Broad   Finn   Sidebottom   Tredwell 

Coach
Flag of Zimbabwe Andy Flower