Kevin Pietersen is a renowned professional English cricketer who was born on 27Jun1980. He is famous as the right handed batman and is also an expert in off spin bowling.

He is currently involved with Surrey and Melbourne Stars in both Quetta Gladiators and Big Bash League.

He has also signed the contract for Indian Premier League for Rising Pune Supergiants for the year2016.

He was born in Pietermaritzburg, which is in Natal Province in South Africa. He started his career in the year 1997 in Natal, later moved to England in 2000.

His first international one day cricket was in the year 2004 which was with Zimbabwe. His debut test match was in the year 2005 with Australia.

He went to Martizburg College in Pietermaritzburg and has made his first appearance in the team B cricket team of Natal’s in the year 1997 when he was only 19 years old.

While being in Surrey team, he served as the Captain for Test cricket and one day international crickets during the tenure from 04 August 2008 to 07 January 2009.

He later resigned from this position after being in bad terms with his coach Peter Moores.

He has been regarded as the fastest batsman who has scored 1000 and 2000 runs in ODI. He is right behind Don Bradman with the second position for acquiring the second highest score for total runs from 25 Tests.

He became the fastest player in ODI. The Guardian has mentioned his as “England’s greatest modern batsman” in the year 2012.

For his stupendous performances in the year 2005, he has achieved many awards. He has been named as Emerging Player of 2005 and ODI Player of the Year.

He was one amongst the five “Wisden Cricketers of the Year” for his best roles in Ashes Series which was with Australia. He was placed in the 2006 New Year Honours List.

He has also been a part of the 2005 ICC Super Series which was played against Australia. He has gained 5000 runs in the test series within a timeline of four years and 243 days.

He has become the fourth English born player who has scored high in both of the innings of Test cricket.

The estimated net worth of Kevin Pietersen is about $7.5 million. He married Jessica Taylor and has a son named Dylan Pietersen.

He owns a Lamborghini Gallardo worth of 160,000 euros.

Quick Summary:

Full name: Kevin Peter Pietersen

Date of birth: 27 June 1980

Birth place: Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa

Age: 39 Years

Profession: Cricketer

Height: 1.93 m

Weight: 90 Kg

Net worth: $7.5 million