Pietersen Purchased By The Daredevils
England may have discarded with the services of Kevin Pietersen, but the captivating player will be a central feature in the Indian Premier League when it commences for the seventh time since its creation.
The team who will most definitely enjoy his presence on the playing field will be the Delhi Daredevils, who have purchased England’s leading run scorer in all forms of the game for £880,000. This is shockingly cheap, since it was expected that Kevin Pietersen player would be bought for a lot more. Especially since teams would enjoy his skills for the entire length of the tournament.
Pietersen will still make his presence known
Kevin Pietersen part of the Delhi Daredevils in the past, but they chose not to retain him due to his commitments with England. Other England players were not purchased by sides, but these players would still have aspirations to be bought. Every team in the tournament is restricted to spending £5.87 million, and for the first time since the IPL began players will be purchased at the auction for rupees.
Pietersen’s cricket career is far from over, playing for the Delhi Daredevils and also signing a new contract with Surrey will mean there are plenty of high quality runs for the batsman to add to his name.