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Crossing the Boundary By Kevin Pietersen

Crossing the Boundary
by Kevin Pietersen

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Described by the media as 'the David Beckham of cricket', Kevin has become the poster boy for English cricket. Yet with the highs, come the lows, and he gives his version of events during the 2006/07 Ashes when England were defeated by Australia. his move to England and burgeoning career at Hampshire to winning a place on the England team.
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Crossing the Boundary by Kevin Pietersen

Described by the media as 'the David Beckham of cricket', Kevin has become the poster boy for English cricket. But he is also in possession of a prodigious talent - fearless, bold and with unflappable nerves. His unique batting style has produced hundreds of runs and many outstanding innings, culminating in his extraordinary triumph at the 2005 Ashes. Yet with the highs, come the lows, and he gives his version of events during the 2006/07 Ashes when England were defeated by Australia. Crossing the Boundary recounts Kevin's remarkable journey so far - from growing up in his native South Africa and the opposition he faced from the national cricket board; his move to England and burgeoning career at Hampshire to winning a place on the England team. It provides a rare insight into the mind of an international cricketer, on and off the pitch. Reflecting his youthful charisma and his bullish confidence, this is a sporting memoir like no other. Full of personal anecdotes and insight from numerous sporting legends such as Shane Warne, Ian Botham, and Nasser Hussain, this is the riveting story of one of the most significant cricketers of our time.

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Crossing the Boundary Reviews


"Pietersen is a belligerent individual. He is cocky and confident; there is a touch of arrogance about him. I love it" -- Geoffrey Boycott
"The man has so much belief and so much quality ... Pietersen is a match-winner ... The man is a champion and was there when he was most needed" -- Nasser Hussain
"He has got a little bit of genius in him because he can play an extraordinary innings. He has a positive attitude and lots of steel" -- Michael Vaughan
"A grateful nation woke up this morning with the unshakeable conviction that Kevin Pietersen was wonderful" -- Martin Johnson * Daily Telegraph *
"His pugnacious brand of Test cricket will be with us for years to come" * Independent *

About Kevin Pietersen


Kevin Peter Pietersen (or 'KP') was born on 27th June 1980 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He moved to England in 2000 to play for his mother's native country. He has played for Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, Nottinghamshire, Hampshire and England. Having played an outstanding, record-breaking game in the 2005 Ashes, he was awarded Man of the Match and later received an MBE.

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GOR001168249
Crossing the Boundary by Kevin Pietersen
Kevin Pietersen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Ebury Publishing
2007-05-03
384
0091912067
9780091912062
N/A
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