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Kevin Pietersen celebrates and picks up a speeding ticket

England cricketer, Kevin Pietersen has been fined $230 for speeding after exceeding the posted limit by 21 kilometers per hour (13 mph).

world Updated: Dec 09, 2010 13:20 IST

England cricketer, Kevin Pietersen has been fined $230 for speeding after exceeding the posted limit by 21 kilometers per hour (13 mph). A police spokesperson said on Thursday that a man aged in his 30s was booked for driving a yellow Lamborghini at 121 kph in a 100 kph zone in Geelong, west of Melbourne. An England team spokesman confirmed that "he (Pietersen) did pick up a speeding fine."

Pietersen was voted player of the second Ashes test in Adelaide after scoring a career best 227 in England's 620-5 declared, helping the visitors to a 375 run first innings lead and an innings victory.