Kevin Peter Pietersen (or 'KP') was born on 27th June 1980 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. He moved to England in 2000 to play for his mother's native country. He has played for Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, Nottinghamshire, Hampshire and England. Having played an outstanding, record-breaking game in the 2005 Ashes, he was awarded Man of the Match and later received an MBE.
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