Image: Stupid is as stupid doos, as they in South Africa. Don’t they?
Kevin Pietersen might have the kind of flair on the cricket pitch that prompts the ECB to pick him regardless of the embarrassment his activities cause, but Andrew Strauss has so far been the one to demonstrate who is the real class act in the revamped side.
Strauss was insulted in a series of text messages from Pietersen to members of the South African team in August, but in an interview earlier this week he told BBC Sport “Kevin sounds contrite and he realises he’s made some mistakes. Now is the time for everyone to look forward.”
It would be interesting to see whether Pietersen would have been so gracious if Strauss had been the one pressing the buttons.