Former England captain and now ECB’s new Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss hits back on KP.
Pietersen was told by Graves in March that if he scored runs in county cricket he would be considered for selection again.
Australian players are bemused by the saga, while relishing the ongoing drama.
Pietersen suffered the injuries while playing county cricket for Surrey against Leicestershire.
You do want nice guys in the side. But you want tough guys too.
It is sad that Kevin Pietersen, a great batsman, will never play another international match. But there are reasons why this had to happen.
After being ignored from the national squad, KP said he will be heading back to IPL to join his team Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Strauss revealed that Pietersen will not be selected for England in the immediate future, citing a “massive trust issue.”
Pietersen will be available for the selection when SRH take on MI in their last home game in Hyderabad on May 17.
After meeting with Strauss in the evening, Pietersen was told he will not be recalled to the England side.
Pietersen, sacked by England last year but desperate for a recall, finished the day on 326.
The first of three Tests against the West Indies starts on April 13 in Antigua.
Kevin Pietersen has decided to play for Surrey to consolidate his bid for the national jersey.
Pietersen decided to switch over to County to consolidate his bid for the national team.
Morgan replaced Alistair Cook in December and will lead the team at the World Cup in Australia.