Cricketer Pietersen busy shooting his rhino documentary in Kaziranga


GUWAHATI: Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen started his save-rhino campaign at the Kaziranga National Park, with the first day’s shoot of a short documentary.

“1st day filming and it’s been exactly what we expected – SPECTACULAR. To experience the raw beauty of India in places I’ve never been, is so special!,” he tweeted on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Pietersen has previously worked with the conservation of two horned rhino in Africa. Pietersen is in Kaziranga National Park to shoot a documentary film on rhinoceros. Pietersen will stay for 10 days in Assam.

During his Kaziranga trip, he relished traditional Karbi food at a village adjacent to Kaziranga National Park.

Earlier, the former England batsman highlighted the “poaching issue” at the Kaziranga National Park. He is associated with the initiative SORAI (Save Our Rhino’s in Africa and India.

It is to be mentioned that Pietersen arrived in Guwahati on Tuesday with his videography team. He and his team met state forests and environment minister Parimal Suklabaidya and expressed his willingness to take part in the opening ceremony of the Kaziranga Utsav that will be held from March 12-15.