Unmukt Chand gets batting lessons from Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen can be a great mentor. At least Unmukt seems to think so after 'elaborate sessions' with the bat, with the England player.

updated: October 19, 2012 20:43 IST
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New Delhi: It really pays to be Unmukt Chand these days as he discovers that Delhi Daredevils' star players like Kevin Pietersen, Mahela Jayawardena, Morne Morkel have enough time to discuss cricketing matters with the Indian sensation.

"You really feel confident when you have a session with someone like Kevin Pietersen. I had an elaborate session in Pretoria where he gave me some valuable tips on technique," Unmukt revealed during an interaction with PTI from Durban.

"I was trying to hit every ball out of sight and KP told me not to do that as I wasn't shaping up correctly. He told me that unlike in India where one can accelerate in a T20 game from the first ball, it's not possible in South Africa.

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