Kevin Pietersen’s life, both on and off the pitch was totally in sync. Without an iota of doubt, he had many shades – he was colorful, classic and of course controversial at the same time.
The English batsmen were unable to cope up with the steamy fast bowling of Australia whereas Peter Siddle and Ryan Harris assisted their team with a smooth win.
Matt Prior blasted a match preserving ton and shared a solid partnership with Ian Bell that resulted in saving the crucial third Test for England vs. New Zealand.
Peter Fulton plundered his successive ton in the match and the Black Caps bowlers bowled superbly vs. England as the home team came closer to a historic win.
The young fast bowler of the Kiwis, Trent Boult, exhibited a lethal bowling vs. visiting England and put his side on top at the end of the third day’s play.
The English pacer, Stuart Broad, delivered a lethal bowling spell against New Zealand and crippled their batting that resulted in a follow on in the 2nd Test.
The visiting Englishmen removed three top order batsmen of New Zealand after piling up a sufficient first innings total on board and they are on top in the match.
The exciting wicketkeeper batsman of New Zealand XI, BJ Watling let down England XI by his excellent batting in the four day tour match prior to the 1st Test.
A splendid 198 runs partnership between Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni took India out of crisis as England struck back in the last session of the play on day three.
The England speedster, James Anderson, shook the foundations of the strong Indian batting by removing their three top batsmen as hosts struggled on day two.