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Kevin Pietersen ‘partially arrested’ at Geneva airport. Here’s why

Kevin Pietersen was partially held for a ‘hopeless golf swing’ at the Geneva airport as well as later at London’s Heathrow airport.

cricket Updated: Sep 11, 2017 13:18 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Mumbai
Kevin Pietersen,England cricket team,Geneva
Kevin Pietersen landed himself in some ‘trouble’ due to his golf skills. (Getty Images)

Kevin Pietersen is an avid golfer but his part-time hobby landed him in some trouble at the Geneva airport on Sunday evening.

The former England cricketer spent some time in a cell in Geneva before later being pulled up for a similar mistake in London!

Pietersen took to Twitter and shared the news of being partially held in a cell at the Geneva airport for a ‘hopeless golf swing’.

The former England cricketer then shared the news of being pulled up for the similar offence, at the Heathrow Airport in London.

Not long ago, Pietersen had finally acknowledged that his cricket career in England was over after he was dumped from the national side, post their horrible tour of Australia in 2013-14 for the Ashes.

The maverick cricketer nevertheless went on to thank England cricket authorities for his unceremonious exit from the national side, which he says helped him to save his marriage.

“England did me a favour in sacking me in 2014 because it has helped me with my relationship with my kids no end. I didn’t want to be a lousy dad.

“For the birth of my son Dylan in 2010 I had to fly back from playing in the Caribbean, see him being born then get a helicopter to Gatwick the next day to play in a semi-final for England. I was absent,” Pietersen was quoted as saying by news.com.au.

“Jess has been a rock to me but we’ve had tough times. People don’t understand the pressure that goes on between the four walls of home when it’s all going wrong, like it did for me on a daily basis for a year.

We’ve put up with a hell of a lot while I was playing for England,” he added.

First Published: Sep 11, 2017 13:11 IST