April 18, 2014

Pietersen unplugged

ESPNcricinfo staff

In an interactive event organised by Indian Express, Kevin Pietersen talks about his great innings in Mumbai, the impact of Duncan Fletcher on his batting, his love for Chelsea, what makes him sturggle, what makes him tick, and much more

I look at the innings [in Mumbai], and people say it's one of the greatest innings played by a foreigner in India, and I certainly don't understand it. I think when the ball spins so much, it actually is a lot easier to play because if the ball is spinning a little bit, it will get your edge. If it is spinning too much, you play the line, I mean you are going to miss it. It looks good to the viewers. Everybody on TV goes wow it's spinning, it's bouncing and me standing there batting and knowing that Harbhajan, Ashwin and Ojha were spinning it miles, I was absolutely fine with it.