Yuvraj Singh takes a hilarious jibe at Kevin Pietersen over his 12-year-old pie-chucker comment
Back in 2008, Kevin Pietersen had called Yuvraj Singh 'pie-chucker' publicly for his bowling.
Updated - Apr 10, 2020 12:44 pm
Kevin Pietersen and Yuvraj Singh have, over the years, praised each other for their brilliant skills. Both the players have been involved in several banters as well. But, there is nothing to deny that the two players have respect for each other and they have always admitted being friends.
However, their relationship wasn’t always good. In fact, they had a huge public spat around 12 years ago, when both the players were at the peak of the careers. Back in 2008, Kevin Pietersen had called Yuvraj Singh ‘pie-chucker’ publicly for his bowling. KP had got out to Yuvraj a few times during the tour after which he had come up with the following statement.
“When the ball is swinging and seaming and you’ve got a guy like Zaheer Khan, who is one of the best bowlers I’ve ever faced, not bowling at you and you’ve got a pie-chucker like Yuvraj Singh bowling at you I really don’t mind. When you get left-arm filth like that it makes you feel really good,” Pietersen had said back in 2008.
After KP’s comments, Yuvraj didn’t back down and had some words for the then England captain. “It shows KP hates getting out to me and if a useless bowler is getting him out five times then I would say that is quite useless batting,” Yuvraj had responded.
Yuvraj Singh puts a hilarious comment on Pietersen’s post
However, since then things have been quite good between the two players. The duo has shared a good relationship. So much so that the whole pie-chucker thing has become a joke for the two cricketers.
Recently, Kevin Pietersen reposted a video on his Instagram handle which was shared by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). In the video, KP can be seen playing two switch hits for sixes off the bowling of New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris. “Just dealing with pies, @englandcricket,” he wrote as a caption to the post.
After seeing this post, Yuvraj Singh came up with a funny reply. He wrote, “Well, sometimes u slip on those pies too”, reminding KP of the times when he got him out. Yuvraj dismissed Kevin Pietersen five times in international cricket.