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Explosive Pietersen dossier leaked

KEVIN-PIETERSENLONDON, October 8- Kevin Pietersen’s monopoly of the airwaves and printed media regarding his claims of bullying in the England cricket team’s dressingroom ended abruptly on Tuesday with the leaking of an email outlining his poor behaviour on last year’s disastrous Ashes series in Australia.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) insisted the email website Cricinfo had received was not the official dossier compiled by former coach Andy Flower, who has like many others not escaped the wrath of Pietersen in his book.

The ECB said it was an internal email draft drawn up by their lawyers — marked strictly privileged and confidential.

Meverthless it will not make pleasant reading for the South African-born batsman but will delight those who like former England spinner Graeme Swann and wicketkeeper Matt Prior have been lambasted by Pietersen.

However, Pietersen brushed off the email’s contents which included captain Alastair Cook’s first name being misspelt in one instance.
“I heard about it in the car earlier. It is embarrassing,” said Pietersen, who in a rollercoaster career was also sacked as England skipper.  

“They couldn’t even spell Cooky’s name right. It is a joke. I am done with it.

“It is so embarrassing I don’t want to give it any thought. I am just getting on with my life.”

Pietersen’s claims that an atmosphere of bullying existed in the dressingroom is undermined by one of the observations in the email.

“At the end of the First Test, KP (Pietersen) was awarded a present by the team in recognition of 100th Test (as is customary). During his acceptance speech KP stated that ‘this is the best England dressing room environment that I have ever experienced’,” reads the email.

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Pietersen’s claim of younger players being hectored and bullied by the bowlers in particular if they were deemed guilty of dropping catches or sloppy fielding also appears to include him in the list of those abusing them according to the email.

“After playing a terrible shot to get out in one of his innings in the Fourth Test, KP returned to the England dressing room and in front of the younger England players, shouted “you lot are a bunch of useless c***s”,” reads the report.
His antipathy towards Swann, who controversially retired after the third Test with England 3-0 down, and disregard for Alastair Cook’s captaincy are also laid bare in incidents that apparently took place ahead of the fifth and final Test.

“KP stated that AC (Cook) was weak, tactically inept and that AC’s latest effort to galvanise the team was ‘pathetic’.

“KP ranted, saying GS is a ‘c***’,” cites the email.

His poor attitude is also remarked upon following his dismissal in the final innings of the fifth Test.

“Following KP’s second innings dismissal, KP whistled casually on his way back to the pavilion, before coming into the dressing room.

“After the game was lost, KP walked out of the dressing room, saying ‘I don’t give a f***’.”

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  1. Pastor Samuel

    November 11, 2011 at 9:06 am

    Please make sure you enter a synagogue and pray. You need also to take the opportunity to denounce Iran’s negative perception of Israel while there. Include among places to visit, BEthany, Jericho, Gethsemane, Jesus Tomb etc. Samuel

    • RailaOjinga

      November 11, 2011 at 9:32 am

      Not really. This Prime Thugster first needs to apologize for the statements he made about the women and children that were burned in an Eldoret church. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FucaiXwKh1k

  2. Shadow

    November 11, 2011 at 11:38 am

    has he obtained clearance from KIBAKI???

  3. Davimann1

    November 11, 2011 at 11:49 am

    · I doubt Kenyans will offer their support to the PM after such an ugly incident reminiscent of the 2007/2008 post-election violence (PEV). Raila must disband his Jeshi La Mawe (army of stone-throwers) and respect other presidential hopefuls. I always ask myself why Raila is not amongst the Ocampo Six. There are areas in Kibera where property owners cannot access their property because of intimidation by Raila’s supporters who took over during the post-election violence (PEV).”  US Vice-President Henry Wallace once famously remarked that, “…a fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends.” It seems there are remnants of fascists in our political arena and the time to smoke them out is now. It is time for those on whose behalf the stones are thrown to get involved in caging their marauding goons!”

  4. Anonymous

    November 11, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Why do some readers make contributions that are out of context and on irrelevant matter not touching on the subject matter? if you have nothing to write then dont do it here!!!!!

  5. guest

    November 11, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    They dream Raila. shame on them

  6. Tomkipelian

    November 13, 2011 at 11:05 am

    Plz sir dnt forget to tell Israels abt Al Shaabab and request for support from them so that kenya may fight as shaabab affictively is my suggestion

  7. Julius Naminde

    November 13, 2011 at 11:34 am

    Your rt. hon. PM, while in Israel, don’t 4get to bring me just one cup of water from the river Jordan, I need it to wash away my sins and to cleanse my soul from past misdemeanors.

  8. Sirilus

    November 14, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Sirilus, PM pray for Kenya at river Jordan AND let Mama  Ida carry holy water for us and when you come back remember to visit Kibuye Catholic church for Sunday 3rd.mass service at 10;30am. Advise for RAO, ignore guest writers on your page and I want to assure them they are wasting there time. You are fit and qualified to be President of the republic of Kenya. The R,K,U,T etc are wasting there time and money sponsoring guest writers to soil you lest they forget you promoted them to who they are today. Good day.

  9. aoko

    December 26, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    So, unemployed Kenyan young men are now being sacrificed death fighting the war on Islam, Uh? Kenya never had any problem with Muslim people since their arrival on Indian Ocean Coast in 10th or 11th century. The Arabs intermarried with the coastal tribes resulting Swahili, the national language of Kenya! Why must Africans fight Africans to make someone else happy? WHY?

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