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Kevin Pietersen Fined For Speeding In Melbourne

PTI 09 Dec 2010, 13:14:40 IST
Melbourne, Dec 9 : England cricketer Kevin Pietersen has been fined $230 for speeding after exceeding the posted limit by 21 kilometers per hour (13 mph).

A police spokesman said Thursday a man aged in his 30s was booked for driving a yellow Lamborghini at 121 kph in a 100 kph zone in Geelong west of Melbourne. An England team spokesman said "he (Pietersen) did pick up a speeding fine."

Pietersen was voted player of the second Ashes test in Adelaide after scoring a career-best 227 in England's 620-5 declared  helping the visitors to a 375-run first-innings lead and an innings victory.