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Andrew Strauss And Kevin Pietersen Trade Insults At The Crease

by | 6th, July 2014



FORMER England captain Andrew Strauss chose to share his view of former England colleage of 82 Tests Kevin Pietersen at the Lord’s bicentenary celebration match between the MCC and the Rest of The World. Commentating for Sky Sports, microphones picked up Strauss calling Pietersen a “c***” in an aside to one of his co- commentators, Nick Knight.

But only viewers watching on the Fox Sports app. heard the insult, something that should increase future downloads as cricket fans seek out more entertainment than even the contents of Ian Botham’s cereal bowl can supply.


Exposed, Strauss then disapointed cricket lovers by stating:

“I apologise unreservedly, particularly to Kevin Pietersen. I am mortified and profusely sorry.”

Sky Sports issued a statement, saying: “Earlier comments were made during a break in play which were heard overseas. We apologise for the language used.”

Cricket fans will recall that in 2012, Pietersen was dropped from the England team for sending text messages to South

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