Kevin Pietersen’s life, both on and off the pitch was totally in sync. Without an iota of doubt, he had many shades – he was colorful, classic and of course controversial at the same time.
The misery for the Englishmen continued in the ICC T20 World Cup when they were humiliated by the minnow, Netherlands, in their final game of the tournament.
The English bowlers crushed the solid looking batting of the West Indies who were bowled out cheaply and the visitors achieved the target easily in the end.
The strong Australian side humiliated the depleted English unit by winning the 3rd T20 well led by an attacking unbeaten knock of 49 from 20 by George Bailey.
The Kangaroos continued their dominance over the Englishmen since the batsmen of the visitors were unable to chase a rather small target in the final ODI.
Australia continued their supremacy over England in the Ashes, the hosts whitewashed the visitors in the fifth and final Test and clinched the series at 5-0.
The English speedsters led by James Anderson and Stuart Broad, took their team to a commanding position after crushing the Kangaroos batting in the 1st innings.
The English skipper along with Michael Carberry provided a reasonable opening stand vs. Australia whereas their middle order was unable to utilize strong base.
Steven Smith rescued Australia with his second Test ton whereas David Warner, Brad Haddin and Mitchell Johnson assisted him well in the 2nd Test vs. England.
The Australian skipper, Michael Clarke, led his side from the front by dispatching a ton while Brad Haddin blasted a hundred and put their side on top.