Ex england batsman kevin pietersen continues partnership with betway
Betway have one eye on Australia's Ashes season, continuing their relationship with former England cricket star Kevin Pietersen to 2023.
On September 18, Pietersen was delighted to resume his role as ambassador for Betway for global cricket. "This has been such an amazing year for cricket and I'm proud to partner with betway and share my love of the game with fellow fans," said Pietersen.
Paul Adkins, Betway Marketing and Operations Director, issued a statement announcing the continuation of the Pietersen relationship. He said, that Kevin brings great value to our cricket range and its special and genuine perspective has been appreciated by betway consumers around the world. And for sure, exclusive Betway insider blog's cricket pages will continue to be loaded to the brim with fantastic content from one of the most talented players in the history of the game.
Pietersen will also lead Betway's efforts to further develop relationships with Cricket South and Cricket West Indies. In his test career, Pietersen scored more than 8000 runs and was considered one of England's best test batsman. The controversial England star has never been far from controversy; following a disappointing 2013 ashes tour of Australia, he was dropped from the England squad.
Pietersen had spent the second half of his career on the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 tour, the West Indies and Pakistan Big Bash and T20 competitions. He is known on the world cricket circuit as one of the greatest commentators.
Pietersen's promotion news comes on the heels of the Indian Premier League resumption. Pietersen was one of the first players from England to appear at the IPL. Owing to the COVID-19 pandemic in India, the 13th edition of the IPL is being played for the first time at the UAE.
As part of stringent biosecurity steps the group stage of the competition is being played in vacant stadiums. The IPL is set for a delayed finish in November with Mumbai Indians defending champions one of the favourites to win the title in 2020.
Via their skipper Rohit Sharma the Indians beat the Kolkata Knight Riders by 49 runs overnight. The Indian opening batsman was to help his side to an overwhelming 5/195 with his aggressive performance blasting 80 from 54 balls. Despite a late inning cameo from Australian fast bowler pat cummins who hit 33 off only 12 pitches, the knight riders never were in the chase. Cummins blasted on indian star Jasprit Bumrah for four sixes.
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