Kevin Pietersen, the ex-England cricket star, met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and shared a picture on his official Twitter handle on Friday. Pietersen expressed his gratitude for the chance to discuss the release of cheetahs on his birthday with the Prime Minister, and praised him for his warm smile and ‘firm’ handshake.
Kevin Pietersen meets PM Modi
The photo has generated a lot of attention on social media, with many praising the former cricketer for his diplomatic skills. Taking to Twitter, Kevin shared the photo with the caption, “An honor to speak so passionately and warmly about the release of cheetahs on your birthday, Sir @narendramodi. Thank you for your infectious smile and a firm handshake. I really look forward to seeing you again, Sir!”
Kevin Pietersen along with Amit Shah
Yesterday itself, Kevin Pietersen met with India’s Home Minister Amit Shah. Kevin is currently in India for the Raisina Dialogue 2023. He posted that photo on Twitter along with the caption “Thank you for the most wonderful welcoming this morning, Mr @AmitShah. Fascinating conversation. Kind, caring and inspirational man! Thank you!”
Kevin Pietersen has frequently expressed his love for India. He has participated on the English commentary panel for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the past, and it is believed that he would do so again for the next 2023 IPL season. On March 31, the Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings are scheduled to face off at the Narendra Modi Stadium to kick off the new season of the IPL.