Wisden tears apart Kevin Pietersen's behaviour during South Africa's England tour

Wisden also wrote that ECB too had a role in it since it let such a situation grow and also came down heavily on the ECB for not handling the issue with wisdom.

updated: April 10, 2013 17:36 IST
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London: Kevin Pietersen has come under sharp attack in the 150th edition of Wisden Almanack, which has described the star batsman's behaviour as "arrogant" during South Africa-England series last year when the SMS saga led to his ouster from the national side.

Lawrence Booth, in his Notes by the editor in the latest Almanack, said the big money which Pietersen had secured with his contract to play in IPL, made him courageous enough to not honour his contractual obligations.

Interestingly, Pietersen has missed out on playing this year's IPL due to injury.

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