Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who was on the commentary panel on the Indian Premier League(IPL) right here, left the UAE for the house to spend time along with his youngsters.
Forty-year-old Pietersen, who represented England in 104 Check matches and in addition performed within the IPL for RCB, stated he ended his commentary stint on the profitable league as a result of he wished to spend time with children.
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“I left the IPL because it’s half-term for my children and I wish to be at residence with them. It has been an odd 12 months, so now they’re off faculty, I wish to be with all of them day, on a regular basis,” tweeted Pietersen.
Pietersen additionally put his views on the IPL 2020 competitors on a weblog after saying his departure. He stated he was completely satisfied to see bowlers catching up.
“Sure, it has been spectacular to look at the fellows hit the ball so far as they will — which, by the best way, is persistently out of the stadium. But it surely’s nice to see that the bowlers are beginning to catch up,” wrote Pietersen on weblog.betway.com.
The previous England skipper additionally wrote that IPL 2020 goes to be a three-way contest with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Delhi Capitals, and Mumbai Indians being the primary contenders.
Pietersen had on Thursday evening criticized RCB skipper Virat Kohli’s determination to ship AB de Villiers at No. 6 towards Kings XI Punjab regardless of the South African having performed a 33-ball 73-run knock batting at No. four towards Kolkata Knight Riders within the earlier sport on Monday.