Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen claims new one-day captain Eoin Morgan would “love” to have him in the side.
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England ended the international career of Pietersen in February 2014.
“I know that the current captain would love to have me in the England team,” said Pietersen while co-commentating on the Australian Big Bash Twenty20. Ex-Australia captain and fellow commentator Ricky Ponting said some England players had bigger “egos” than Pietersen. England start a one-day tri-series against hosts Australia and India on Friday, before the World Cup starts on 14 February.
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Pietersen, who has scored 195 runs at an average of 39 for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash, said: “I want to play for England. “I’m 34. Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara is 38 years old and has just scored a double hundred. “I honestly believe I am batting as well as I have ever batted at the moment. -bbc