Dhoni, Rohit and Gayle are among the most aggressive batsmen of the present time. The audience loves the aggressive batting of all these batsmen. While Rohit Sharma has established many records with his fast batting, Dhoni has won many matches for India with his aggressive batting style. Gayle rains all fours and sixes in every format of cricket.
But in today’s article, we are going to tell you about a cricketer who was known for batting faster than all of them at one time. The cricketer we are talking about is Kevin Pietersen. Born in South Africa, Kevin Pietersen played a lot of cricket for England. Pietersen is the name of a man who had the ability to hit a six against a fast bowler by taking a reverse hit.
Kevin Pietersen scored 8181 runs in 104 Tests with 227 high scores. During this, he scored 23 centuries and 35 half-centuries. Pietersen scored 4440 runs in 136 ODIs at a strike rate of around 87. His strike rate in the T20 is around 142.
Peterson is known for playing long shots. The bowlers were afraid to bowl in front of Peterson. On the strength of his fast and explosive batting, Pietersen made the England team victorious in many matches. No other batsman in reverse sweep and reverse hit cricket like Peterson can play.
Pietersen retired from cricket in 2018 and started his second innings as a commentator