Sachin Tendulkar wishes Kevin Pietersen on his 38th birthday

Today Pietersen turns out to be 38 years old.

Kevin Pietersen | Source AAP

Indian cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar has congratulated Kevin Pietersen on turning 38 today. While wishing Pietersen on his birthday, he posted a message on his Twitter handle that read Happy birthday, @KP24. Wish you the best of health. May you have a great day.

Kevin Pietersen is one of those cricketers that have led England cricket to achieve new milestones in cricket, may it be his Ashes match-winning innings of 158 versus Australia or his match-saving knock of 73 against Pakistan that took his team home by 1 wicket. Kevin Pietersen was a typical rebel who was destined to play for a team like England.

Kevin Pietersen served England national squad for a period of 10 years, making his International debut against Zimbabwe. He has almost hammered 14,000 runs at International level with a batting average of 41 in his career.

If we talk about Pietersen's T20I career, he has played 37 T20I matches for England, scoring 1176 runs in the shortest format of the game. Kevin Pietersen was also the player of the tournament for his side in the 2010 T20 World Cup that took place in Barbados. 

During the course of his international career, Pietersen has taken part in numerous T20 domestic leagues and has played for 12 teams respectively. Alongside being a true gentleman, he will always remain a champion player to play the game of cricket.


By Kunal Kataria - 27 Jun, 2018

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