Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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Kevin Pietersen autobiography: KP will not cast feats of Andy Flower into the shadows

A coach is invariably defined by how often his teams win. It is a truth universally acknowledged. Win and he stays in the job, lose and he is packing his troubles in the old kitbag faster than a Mitchell Johnson bumper.

Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has been the focus of this week's sporting news agenda

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: How the dust is settling for the stars of KP's blistering book...

There are enough main players in Pietersen’s tome to assemble a cricket team; albeit a dysfunctional one. After a week of madness Stephen Brenkley assesses who’s been stumped and who’s ducked the bouncers

Kevin Pietersen speaking on The Clare Balding Show

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: ECB dinosaurs have shot themselves in the foot, says KP

The man who was once the England team’s most illustrious player has again outflanked those who dispensed with him

Kevin Pietersen's autobiography has been the focus of this week's sporting news agenda

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: KP told players were not to blame for fake tweets

The man behind the spoof Twitter account is a friend of both Stuart Broad and Alex Hales, but is adamant no England players tweeted from it

Kevin Pietersen says England have made poor team choices for the Lord’s Test

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: ECB offers a study in how not to handle a crisis

It can only hope (and pray) that after Pietersen has made all the running for another two days or so and done wonders for his book sales there will be room for a more considered reaction to his allegations

Kevin Pietersen appears on BBC ‘Breakfast’ show as part of a busy day promoting his book

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: The day KP turned on the charm in epic war of words

The former England batsman tours the studios defending his book before ending up in a former church

Andy Flower's poor relationship with Kevin Pietersen is not a cause of the team directors exit

Kevin Pietersen autobiography: Leaked ECB ‘dossier’ accuses Pietersen of ranting, drinking and feigning injury

Governing body claims document has been ‘sliced and diced’ but does not deny main allegations against former batsman

Kevin Pietersen, left, and ‘The Big Cheese’ Matt Prior in happier times with England

Stephen Brenkley on Kevin Pietersen: Saddest thing is this book is about settling scores... not making them

One of cricket’s great entertainers spends 315 pages dealing in revenge, vitriol and persecution – and  virtually ignores his many wonderful deeds in the middle

Kevin Pietersen looks on as England crumble once against in the Fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne

Kevin Pietersen’s cutting account of bullying, betrayal and backstabbing

Prior, Cook and Flower under fire in a brutal assessment of recent England regimes

The Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale

Andrew Gale agrees to anger therapy in ECB deal

The Yorkshire captain has also been given a second ban for abuse

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