Gamers should play, crowd or no crowd, says former England captain Kevin Pietersen

“The great factor, if you happen to can take a look at one thing that is good about this coronavirus, is it is affecting completely all people,” Pietersen stated.

“Virat Kohli is in the identical place as Kane Williamson as Joe Root to Steve Smith as Quinton de Kock … we’re all on this collectively.

“So we have all obtained to come back collectively, perceive what’s essential to us, work collectively, get by this collectively and make good selections collectively.”

At all times a giant favorite with followers, Pietersen hit 23 centuries and scored greater than eight,000 runs in 104 Checks for England earlier than lastly hanging up his bat in 2018 after a number of years enjoying for membership groups the world over.

South Africa, the place he was born and raised, stays near Pietersen’s coronary heart and alongside together with his work as a cricket pundit and enterprise pursuits, he has change into intently related to the conservation of endangered animals within the nation.