Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen appeared to have brought the curtain down on his cricket playing career on Saturday, announcing his decision to step away from the game in a series of messages on social media. Pietersen, 37, who briefly captained England in 2008-09, was told in 2014 that he was no longer in the national side’s plans and spent the latter part of his career playing for a number of club teams across the world. Boots up! Feet up! Family, animals, golf...! H O M E! A post shared by Kevin…
NEW DELHI: South Africa's J P Duminy has withdrawn from the upcoming edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament, the all-rounder and his franchise said Monday. The 32-year-old, who plays for the Delhi Daredevils, said he was skipping the tournament next month due to "personal" reasons, with his team saying it was disappointed to lose him. "It has been a very difficult decision for me to make, but it was for purely personal reasons," the left-handed batsman was quoted as saying in a statement…
LONDON: Dumped England batsman Kevin Pietersen has slammed his former team managers for allegedly allowing a culture of 'bullying' to develop and claimed coach Andy Flower and wicketkeeper Matt Prior were behind an orchestrated campaign to oust him.