Kevin Pietersen, Iran-Israel War: Kevin Pietersen trapped in the middle of Iran-Israel war! When missiles were fired, the flight's route had to be changed – Kevin Pietersen flight rerouted due to Iran missile launch towards Israel before MI vs CSK match in IPL 2024 tspo theinsiderinsight

Kevin Pietersen flight rerouted due to Iran-Israel War: A big news is coming out about former England captain Kevin Pietersen who is commentating in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season. On Sunday (April 14), Iran fired several missiles at Israel, due to which Peterson's flight became difficult.

Peterson's flight had to be sent back. Also, the flight was rerouted with extra fuel. Pietersen was coming to Mumbai for commentary in the IPL match. He had to do commentary in the Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings match.

Changed route to avoid Iran's missiles

Peterson himself has given this information through a social media post. 42-year-old former English player Pietersen told that his flight was sent back to avoid the missiles fired from Iran. This seemed like utter madness. The star player told that he has now reached Mumbai.

Peterson wrote, 'Okay, this is the first time. Last night our plane had to go back and add another large load of fuel because we had to divert again to avoid Iran's missiles. Madness!!!! By the way, now I have reached Wankhede in Mumbai. One of my favorite cricket grounds!'

Let us tell you that Kevin Pietersen is continuously doing commentary and then takes a break of a few days or returns back to his country for important work. Apart from this, he has been seen at many other places. In such a situation, Peterson will hardly travel for a few days.

Iran fired more than 330 missiles at Israel

On the other hand, war has started between Iran and Israel and Iran has fired 330 missiles. This also includes drones. Many people have lost their lives in this till now. Meanwhile, Indian officials have given special instructions to their citizens through social media.

He wrote in the post, 'The Embassy is closely monitoring the situation and is in touch with Israeli authorities and members of the Indian community to ensure the safety of all our citizens.' Also, the Indian government has advised its citizens to avoid traveling to Israel.

Kevin Pietersen's cricket career was like this

Pietersen had said goodbye to international cricket in the year 2018. Pietersen participated in 104 Tests, 136 ODIs and 37 T20 International matches for England. Pietersen has 8,181 runs in his name in Test matches at an average of 47.28. In ODI International, he scored 4,440 runs at an average of 40.73 and in T20 International, he scored 1,176 runs at an average of 37.93.

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