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Former Cricketer Pietersen To Start Cricket Academy In Dubai; India Next Destination
Published May 5, 2014
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen "is all set to open a state-of-the-art academy in Dubai in October with India earmarked as his second destination, which will also support disadvantaged kids," according to the PTI. Pietersen said, “It’s going to start in October in Dubai. The venue is still to be confirmed. Kids from 7 to 18 years of age will be part of the academy. There will be different courses and we will encourage kids from all over the world to come to take up the course for two weeks." India is also in his wish list to set up a "Kevin Pietersen Academy." Pietersen "is now gung-ho about his new initiative." Pietersen: "It has been really quite exciting for me, entering a fantastic journey and I am looking forward to it. I can’t wait for it to start. It’s (the academy in Dubai) the first one of many" (PTI, 5/4).