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World Cup 2023: Kevin Pietersen shares a witty ‘dual citizenship’ message on social media regarding ENG vs SA clash

The ODI World Cup 2023 has been nothing short of a thrilling ride for cricket enthusiasts worldwide, with each match bringing breathtaking moments and treating fans to delightful clashes. One more such promising battle commenced at Mumbai’s iconic Wankhede Stadium between England and South Africa on a sunny Saturday (October 21).

Challenges faced by England and South Africa so far

In the lead-up to this game, both teams were facing their own challenges as the defending champions England had suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Afghanistan in their previous match, while the Proteas had faced an unexpected loss to the Netherlands in their last encounter. With these results, the England and South Africa clash had become even more interesting, not just for fans but also for cricketing stars who couldn’t contain their excitement and took to social media to share their enthusiasm for the game.

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Among the many messages and posts that flooded the social media platforms, one message that stood out and went viral came from none other than England’s former batter, Kevin Pietersen.

Born in South Africa’s Pietermaritzburg to an English mother and an African father, Pietersen has always been open about his love for his roots. However, he also never fails to take pride in his cricketing career representing England.

As England and South Africa took on each other in the ODI World Cup 2023, Pietersen playfully expressed his support for both sides on Twitter with a witty ‘dual citizenship’ take.

“If you carry dual citizenship today, you’ll have a great Saturday, one way or the other,” wrote Pietersen.

This witty and light-hearted message showcased Pietersen’s unique perspective, emphasizing his connection to both nations and capturing the attention of cricket lovers worldwide.

Pietersen’s praise for Wankhede Stadium

Apart from this, Pietersen also praised the venue hosting the match between two formidable teams after the Proteas side got off to a strong start in the contest. Pietersen commended the Wankhede Stadium’s batting-friendly conditions, saying, “What a place to bat – WANKHEDE.”

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