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Feb 12, 2014
Pietersen was bought by the Daredevils with the Right to Match option available to all the franchises.
While Pietersen’s international career may have come to an abrupt end, but the maverick England batsman was expected to be in demand as he is set to be the fourth player to be auctioned on the first day at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore.
Former IPL chief Lalit Modi was quoted by the BBC, as saying that Pietersen’s sacking was the England and Wales Cricket Board‘s (ECB) loss and the IPL’s gain.
Pietersen has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Deccan Chargers (DC) and Delhi Daredevils (DD) in past IPL tournaments.
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