Kevin Pietersen out of England’s World Twenty20 squad
Defending champion England left Kevin Pietersen out of its squad on Tuesday for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka next month, leaving the batsman’s future with the national team unresolved.
Pietersen was dropped for England’s final test against South Africa after admitting sending “provocative” text messages to members of the opposition.
“He played superbly in our last Twenty20 World Cup, but the circumstances that exist at the moment mean that he can’t be selected for us,” England team director Andy Flower told Sky Sports television.
“There are still issues unresolved and we will be addressing those issues when we have time to do so … those issues have to be resolved before there is any way forward.”Read more
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