Kevin Pietersen Cricket Journey! Trivia Facts Quiz

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How much do you know about England's "reintegrated" star?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Starting at the start, when was Mr Pietersen born?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1980

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    C. 1980
    Explanation
    Mr Pietersen was born in 1980.

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  • 2. 

    KP moved to England after impressing the touring side in 1999. How does he qualify for the English side through?

    • A.

      Through his mum

    • B.

      Through his dad

    • C.

      Through his grandmother

    Correct Answer
    A. Through his mum
    Explanation
    KP qualifies for the English side through his mum because of the FIFA eligibility rules. These rules state that a player can represent a national team if they have a parent or grandparent who was born in that country. Since KP's mum is English, he is eligible to play for the English side.

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  • 3. 

    Ever the shy retiring type, KP made his England debut with a blonde stripe through his hair in 2004. Who was it against though?

    • A.

      South Africa

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      West Indies

    • D.

      Zimbabwe

    Correct Answer
    D. Zimbabwe
    Explanation
    KP made his England debut with a blonde stripe through his hair in 2004. The question asks who his debut was against, and the correct answer is Zimbabwe.

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  • 4. 

    True or false - Pietersen made his Test debut in the Ashes

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Pietersen did indeed make his Test debut in the Ashes. He played his first Test match for England against Australia in July 2005, during the Ashes series. Pietersen went on to have a successful career in Test cricket, becoming one of England's leading run-scorers and playing a key role in their Ashes victories.

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  • 5. 

    True or false - KP's middle name is Kelvin

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It's actually Peter. That's right. Kevin Peter Pietersen.

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  • 6. 

    Despite his many controversies, the England selectors picked Pietersen virtually constantly between 2005 and 2010. How many first class matches did he fit in for Hampshire in this period?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 1
    Explanation
    Pietersen only played one first-class match for Hampshire between 2005 and 2010. Despite his controversies, the England selectors continued to select him for the national team during this period. This suggests that his performance and talent were highly valued by the selectors, regardless of any off-field issues.

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  • 7. 

    What is Pietersen's highest Test score with the bat?

    • A.

      185

    • B.

      227

    • C.

      251

    • D.

      304

    Correct Answer
    B. 227
    Explanation
    Pietersen's highest Test score with the bat is 227.

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  • 8. 

    True or false - Pietersen took the wickets of the opening three South African batsmen in his last Test for England.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Rudolph, Smith and Amla all fell to the deceptive hand of England's enigmatic spinner

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  • 9. 

    How many runs did Pietersen score in his last innings for England?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      99

    • D.

      149

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    Pietersen scored 12 runs in his last innings for England.

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  • 10. 

    Finally, can you fill in the gaps in this controversial KP tweet? "Yep. Done for rest of summer!! Man of the World Cup T20 and dropped from the T20 side too.. ____________________. Surrey have signed me for loan"

    • A.

      Its a disgrace

    • B.

      Its a f*ck up

    • C.

      What a joke

    • D.

      F*ck them all

    Correct Answer
    B. Its a f*ck up

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