A former right-handed batsman who represented England in all three formats of the game, Kevin Pietersen is now reflecting on his nearing 10-year long career as a cricketer to deliver motivating and dynamic after dinner speeches to corporate, school and sporting organisations. Having represented some of the most prolific domestic cricket clubs including Hampshire, Nottinghamshire and Surrey, Pietersen has an abundance of insightful career anecdotes to share in order to entertain and enlighten audiences of all varieties.
Born in South Africa, Kevin made his first-class cricket debut for Natal’s B-team in 1997. After moving to England, he played briefly for Cannock CC where he contributed to their Birmingham and District Premier League victory in 2000 before becoming noticed by international cricket legend Clive Rice, who invited him to sign for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club.
Throughout his career, Pietersen played in a total of 136 ODI, 104 Test and over 200 first-class games. As the fourth Englishman to make the top score in both innings of debut Test and one of only 25 players to have a peak ICC batting rating over 900, it’s evident that Kevin has displayed his incredible skills as a cricketer and is now using his impressive skill set to educate audiences on achieving peak performance, effective teamwork and leadership – skills in which he is renowned for.
With some of his most recent success including contributing to Englands win at the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy, scoring his maiden century of the format during the 2012 Indian Premier League and playing for the ICC World XI in the 2005 ICC Super Series against Australia, Kevin has established himself as one of the largest names in the sport. His undeniable talent has been recognised on numerous occasions as he was awarded MBE at the 2006 New Years Honours and was also named Wisden Cricketers of the Year for his immense performance during the 2005 Ashes series.
Having left his mark in the world of cricket, Kevin Pietersen is now going onto conquer the after dinner speaking circuit. A clear, entertaining and captivating delivery will have audiences in fits of laughter whilst also inspiring them with some of his unbelievable career anecdotes.
To book Kevin Pietersen as the cricket speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When he’s at corporate events, Kevin is known to discuss the following topics:
- International Cricket
- Peak Performance
- Teamwork & Leadership
- Maximising Success
Take a look at what people had to say about Kevin when he appeared at their event:
“The event last week was great, Kevin spoke really well and engaged with all the guests, thanks again for all of your help and please pass on our thanks to Kevin”-Steve, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC