Kevin Pietersen factor crucial Eoin Morgan

Friday, 06 September 2013 - 13:19



Acting captain Eoin Morgan is relieved Kevin Pietersen is part of the England squad for the five-match one-day series with Australia starting today.


Regular skipper Alastair Cook, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Graeme Swann and Ian Bell have been rested following Englands 3-0 Ashes victory.


Morgan said that Kev offers a hell of a lot as a senior player, batsman and he leads by example, the confidence in which he goes about his business. People rub off on it and its crucial.