Kevin Pietersen has been omitted from England’s one-day and Twenty20 cricket squads for series in New Zealand next year as the selectors “look to manage the workload of players throughout the year.”
Jonny Bairstow is set for his Test debut after being included in England’s 13-man squad for the opener of its three-match series against West Indies.
Top-ranked England will start preparations for the second cricket Test against West Indies tomorrow as it seeks to wrap up a series victory after winning the opening match.
Eoin Morgan was named to the England cricket squad for the first Test match against Sri Lanka this month, with Ravi Bopara missing out.
England recalled spinner Monty Panesar and fast-bowler Chris Tremlett in a 16-man squad for the Ashes cricket tour of Australia, starting in November.
Kevin Pietersen will be rested during the England cricket team’s one-day series with India.
England named an unchanged lineup for the third cricket Test against Pakistan as it looks to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the four-match series.
England omitted bowler James Anderson from its squad for the third cricket Test against the West Indies, opting to “manage his workload” with a series victory already assured.
"They've justified it in their performances in county cricket and for the Lions."
- Geoff Miller on Sep 23, 2013