The former England Captain Kevin Pietersen smashed a quick fire fifty against India legends in a Road Safety World Series match & helped England Legends to register a six runs win over India legends.
After the match was over, Pietersen took to Instagram to share an image with the England Legends team while taking a hilarious dig at England selectors. “So England CAN beat India in India! How cool was that game? England selectors – we’re all available,” Pietersen captioned the picture. On the third day of the fourth test between India & England, Pietersen had urged the young England batsmen to bat well once & find their rhythm after struggling for scoring runs throughout the test series.
In the road Safety World Series Match, Kevin Pietersen smashed runs on spinners bowling & led his team to a victory over the Indian team. In the match, Kevin Pietersen’s 75 runs off 37 balls, England Legends posted 188 for seven wickets down in their allotted 20 overs.
For India Legends, Yusuf & Irfan Pathan were the star performers with the ball. Irfan scalped two wickets in his four over spell while Yusuf bowled three overs & took three wickets. Virender Sehwag & Sachin Tendulkar failed to perform with the bat but Irfan Pathan kept the hosts in the hunt of runs with an unbeaten half century. He was well supported by Yuvraj Singh 22 runs & Yusuf 17 runs. A cameo from Manpreet Goni 35 runs towards the end made things interesting but requiring 19 runs off the last over the hosts fell six runs short of the target.