Kevin Pietersen to receive libel damages from Specsavers

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 - 19:14




England batsman Kevin Pietersen has accepted substantial undisclosed defamation damages over an advert which implied he might have tampered with his bat.

Opticians Spec-savers used a photo of Pietersen in their "Should have gone to Spec-savers" adverts in August, and on their Twitter and Facebook accounts.

The company accepted the 33-year-old did not behave in the manner suggested.

Pietersen was not at Londons High Court for the settlement over the "serious and defamatory allegation".

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