Sorry Kev, it’s a no! As England play India at Lords, Kevin Pietersen turns up hoping for a game with us

He’s out of the England set-up, and Surrey didn’t have a game. So Kevin Pietersen thought he’d try getting into the King’s Road team

He's a fan ... Kevin Pietersen with our cap

He’s out of the England set-up, and Surrey didn’t have a game.

So Kevin Pietersen thought he’d try his luck getting into the King’s Road team to play the Butterlords CC.

Yes, the superstar batsman was there at Dundonald Rec in Wimbledon yesterday trying to impress us by bowling at his kids as we put out our boundary markers.

Well sorry Kev, but it’s not that easy.

First you have to send an email to us, like yesterday’s newboys Adam Zabel or Jamie Williams did, then you face an agonising wait to see if we think you’re good enough.

And you can’t just rock up expecting a game without bringing tea. In his first match Adam brought a pile of sarnies, Jamie brought crisp, but what did you bring?

Maybe that’s why they won’t have you playing for England, eh?

And besides, we have our own KP, that’s Kevin Pittaway.

For the record, King’s Road lost by quite a lot, match report to follow.

Nah, we'll pass ... KP tries to impress us by bowling out his kid
Nah, we’ll pass … KP tries to impress us by bowling out his kid

Author: Leon Watson

Terrifyingly fast with the ball in hand and famously flamboyant with the bat, Leon is without doubt The Road's greatest ever player. His stellar career has yielded more than 1,000 runs and several million wickets. However, but for a series of shocking LBW decisions against him and the butter-fingered ineptness of his colleagues in the field, there would surely have been more Google +