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'Straussy bought a dog last year'
'Straussy bought a dog last year'

Revelations about the former England captain and about embarrassing bodies in this week's Twitter round-up

Play the KP punditry game
Play the KP punditry game

Sit in front of the telly during the World Twenty20 and start scoring

Pietersen signs for Pakistan
Pietersen signs for Pakistan

All things considered it's surprising it took so long

'R we rubbing off on each other 4 good or bad?'
'R we rubbing off on each other 4 good or bad?'

The usual vast philosophical questions in this week's Twitter round-up

How to talk about cricket like an expert without knowing anything
How to talk about cricket like an expert without knowing anything

So you know the basics of what to say. Here's how to take it to the next level

Meet KP's advisors
Meet KP's advisors

A flatmate of the two men whose job it is to counsel Kevin Pietersen reveals all

'Does George Michael look like Merv Hughes?'
'Does George Michael look like Merv Hughes?'

And other poignant musings in this week's round-up

The real Kevin Pietersen parody account
The real Kevin Pietersen parody account

And other such news you have been dying to hear about

In which KP secures his glorious future
In which KP secures his glorious future

We take a look at the latest viral video starring the Great One

'Sorry London for my mum's escalator positioning'
'Sorry London for my mum's escalator positioning'

Heartfelt apologies, reckless chicken consumption and more in this week's round-up

Never meet your heroes
Never meet your heroes

Because when you do, you'll be assaulted by crows or stuck on perpendicularly positioned couches

What can cricket learn from the Olympics?
What can cricket learn from the Olympics?

Cricket's decision-makers have their eyes on London, and they've been taking notes

'1 min to live. Get to tv sets'
'1 min to live. Get to tv sets'

If time's running out on you, stop and read this week's Twitter round-up at the very least

Sami's self-defence
Sami's self-defence

Mohammad Sami sprays it about in his own words. (Not really)

Let's not look on the bright side
Let's not look on the bright side

Cricket is full of people accentuating the positive. This is a dangerous thing

'Great stuff pig, pleased for u'
'Great stuff pig, pleased for u'

Porcine terms of endearment and more in this week's Twitter round-up

PCB not to seek revenue, lbws from India series
PCB not to seek revenue, lbws from India series

And other vital nuggets of news you may have missed recently

The South African batting marathon - in stats
The South African batting marathon - in stats

Some lesser-known facts and figures from an incredible day's cricket at The Oval

'Don't hate what u can't imitate'
'Don't hate what u can't imitate'

Copious quantities of fried chicken are served gratis with this week's Twitter round-up

Afridi applauds Pietersen
Afridi applauds Pietersen

And other news from recent days that you may have missed