Public unimpressed as cricketer launches campaign to bring back… himself

It’s no secret that they’ve had their differences, so people were watching with interest to see what Kevin Pietersen’s reaction to Alastair Cook stepping down as captain would be.

Anyone hoping that KP might rise above their issues and offer a tribute to his former team-mate and England’s leading run-scorer was to be left disappointed, however.

Yes, Pietersen used the occasion to launch a campaign to bring himself back into the England team.

The responses were, at best, mixed.

Probably not the response KP was hoping for.

Strong words from this Twitter user.

Kevin, we’re not sure this is going to work.

Don’t call us, we’ll call you.


More in this Section

I’m happy with my squad, says Tottenham boss Pochettino

Emery not getting carried away despite fans’ chants

Fatigue won’t be a factor for Tottenham, says West Ham boss Pellegrini

Usain Bolt turns down Malta deal to continue Australia trial


Breaking Stories

This clever new app can help new parents decide if their baby needs to see a doctor

‘Acne won’t stop me living my life’ – Millie Mackintosh on how she got her skin under control

'Jesus, did I paint them?’; Robert Ballagh reacts to the nude portraits to him and his wife

Here's what you can expect from Making a Murderer 2

More From The Irish Examiner