From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPietersen, KevinKevin PietersenPie‧ter‧sen, Kev‧in /ˈpiːtəsən, ˈkevɪn $ -tər-/(1980-) an English cricketplayer who was born in South Africa. He has played for the England national team and was captain for a short time (2008-2009). He was a member of the England teams that beat Australia to win the Ashes in 2005,2009, and 2010-2011. He has also played for the English county teams Nottinghamshire, Hampshire, and Surrey as well as for Royal Challengers Bangladore of the IndianPremierLeague. Pietersen is known for his exciting BATting style.