Kevin Pietersen as an opener in one-day cricket?
Yeah? Maybe? Dunno really.
England have long known that one-day openers are better off being twat-it-around batsmen. They haven’t fully embraced this though. They tend to pick their second or third best twat-it-around batsman for the job. Preferably the wicketkeeper.
Why not do the job properly? If you want a twat-it-around meister opening the batting, pick your best one. Plonk Kevin Pietersen there and see what his girder arms and oddly twisty torso can do.
We once suggested that Andrew Flintoff should open the batting in one-dayers. Some of our reasons for saying that are equally applicable to the use of Pietersen.
We’re not saying they’re particularly good reasons. We’re more remarking that they were once said and could, at a push, make a case for something happening that is happening anyway no matter what our thoughts on the matter might be.
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That guy who hates Rob Key always gets really angry whenever we write about Rob Key and we’re a little bit scared of him.
I wouldn’t fear him, O King – you saw what happened a couple of posts back when Tredwell was mildly dissed – any cheek from Mr Anti-Key and you can just set the Kent Avenger aka Sarah, Canterbury onto him – she’ll throw him a few kisses in the first line or so to lure him in and then stamp all over him with her size 3 stilettos.
How much does it cost for a size 3 stiletto stamp? Was there a Kent bowler with a name beiginning with Z played a Test for England or was that another bad dream?
The stiletto dreams are Good!
You shouldn’t fear anyone who hates Rob Key, you should pity them. Imagine how empty ones life would be to fill it with thoughts of Key hatred.
Thesaurusrus – I’m thinking of Amjad Khan, but that lacks a Z. Maybe a dream, have you considered the Spiderman test?
I tried the Spiderman test but I only got images of Liz Hurley and her friend Pam Anderson in totally inapproptiate clothing at the Oscars. i was thinking of Z Khan,no relation