England ace cricketer Kevin Pieterson might not be wearing any jersey of the eight teams in the 10 season of the Indian Premier League. However, Pieterson has all set for a new role in the cash-rich league which will start on Wednesday at 20:00 (8 pm) in Hyderabad.
Former player of Delhi, Pune and Bangalore Pieterson is set to make his commentating debut in Indian Premier League of season tenth. He will be sharing the commentary box with Australian world cup winning skipper Michael Clarke.
Pieterson has already touched down in the country and make known to his fans through social media that he is eager to go into a new role.
Kevin Pieterson twitters post: ‘Good morning, India. Fun to be back! See you at game 1 of #IPL2017 in Hyderabad later.’
The 36-year-old England right-handed batsman Pieterson said “I shared the commentary box with Michael Clarke fro Channel 9 during South Africa vs Australia series in November. We had a wonderful time.”
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“Pup and I had just come out of international cricket. I am still playing in terms of franchise cricket and we will be able to bring the modern day thought pattern in a fairly fresh way.”
When quoted he said that understanding the local language in not well for him, but he will bring on his own ideas to entertain the fans during the track of the Indian Premier League.
Pieterson said “It’s something that you watch when you are in India. As a foreign player, I am not good with my hindi. So I have to catch up as a lot of hindi is spoken.”
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“It is a show full of entertainment and action-packed. Everyone is very informed about the game. Extra innings really engage everybody and bring razzmatazz, action, music along with performances on the field.”