Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen is making a lot of the isolation interval in the course of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He could be very lively on social media as of late and has been partaking in humorous interactions with most of the former in addition to present cricketers as all look to hold themselves and others protected from COVID-19.
On Thursday, nonetheless, the maverick England batsman was trolled by cricketer-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir.
Star Sports has introduced a session of #AskStar the place they’ve requested followers to hurl questions in the direction of Gambhir, Pietersen and Danny Morrison.
However, reacting to the put up made by Star Sports, Pietersen tweeted: “Can we get GG to smile?”
To this Gambhir replied: “Well #legend guess u forgot!!! You have given me many reasons to smile. One of them came in December 2008 in Chennai. I think the scoreboard read Kevin Pietersen lbw b a certain #piechucker Yuvraj Singh.”
Well #legend guess u forgot!!! You have given me many causes to smile. One of them got here in December 2008 in Chennai. I believe the scoreboard learn Kevin Pietersen lbw b a certain #piechucker @YUVSTRONG12 #AskStar #CricketConnected @StarSportsIndia @KP24 @SteelyDan66 https://t.co/PjohonM1Se pic.twitter.com/y58nrdA6SS
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 16, 2020
After the 2008 Chennai Test, Pietersen had triggered a controversy when he had referred to as Yuvraj a pie chucker after the left-arm spinner had dismissed him.
“When the ball is swinging and seaming and you’ve got a guy like Zaheer Khan, who is one of the best bowlers I’ve ever faced, not bowling at you and you’ve got a pie-chucker like Yuvraj Singh bowling at you I really don’t mind. When you get left-arm filth like that it makes you feel really good,” Pietersen had mentioned again then.
Last week, Pietersen had shared a tweet made by the official deal with of English Cricket the place he was seen taking part in his well-known change hit. He captioned his tweet,”Smacking pies!” And Yuvraj had trolled the Englishman by writing: “Well sometimes u slip on those pies too.”