Kevin Pietersen Fined $239 for Reckless DrivingBy Jayita, Gaea News Network
Thursday, December 9, 2010
NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — Australia’s Shane Warne has succeeded where other Australian bowlers have failed this summer: landing Kevin Pietersen in trouble.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed the England batting ace was yesterday issued a speeding ticket in Geelong while driving a yellow Lamborghini organised through his good friend Warne.
Pietersen was allegedly travelling at 121km/h in a 100km/h zone and was fined $239 and deducted three demerit points. There was no passenger in the car at the time.
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The ECB will take no disciplinary action against Pietersen, who was named man-of-the-match after hitting a career-best 227 as England destroyed Australia in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide this week.
Pietersen had reportedly taken the car - worth $475,000 - for a drive along the Great Ocean Road before being caught.The third Test begins in Perth on Thursday.