KP and how the Old Farts killed English Cricket

I've been an England cricket fan all my adult life. Starting Thursday, England play South Africa at Lord's in a match that will effectively decide the world championship. But I won't be watching. Frankly, I'm not sure I ever want to watch cricket again. The reason, of course, is Kevin Pietersen -- more specifically, the England Cricket Board's decision not to play him in the match. It's another triumph for the sort of men former England rugby captain Will Carling once described as "old … [Read more...]