Anorak | Kevin Pietersen v Andrew Strauss: doos and don’ts

Kevin Pietersen v Andrew Strauss: doos and don’ts

by | 19th, August 2012

WANT to know why cocksure England cricketer Kevin Pietersen isn’t playing for England? Well, one paper claims his tweets have come to light. The Mail says South African-born Pietersen tweeted that England’s South Africa captain Andrew Strauss was a “doos”. The Mail tells us:

In Afrikaans the word literally means ‘box’, but it has a slang application of ‘dumb cunt.

The paper says Pietersen most likely the messages to South African players AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn.

What’s clearer is that the press don’t much like Pietersen. The Mail adds:

In a further embarrassment, it has also become clear that Pietersen spent the Monday night of England’s defeat in the first Test in a London wine bar close to his Chelsea home with members of the victorious South African team.

Good that he did. The Olympic spirt has been used to bash football yet when an England cricketer shoots the breeze with a few mates in the opposition he’s cast in a bad light. Why should that be embarrassing?

Married to former Liberty X singer Jessica Taylor, the brash batsman shocked traditionalists early in his career by sporting an ear-ring and dying his hair. He also has a tattoo of the England badge on his arm.

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