He tweets: "Over to you Mr Flower." ----- August 14 Broad is interviewed by the ECB but denies involvement in the KP Genius Twitter account.
Broad says: "I did not play any role in the creation of this account or provide any information regarding Kevin Pietersen or the England team." ----- August 15 Pietersen issues an apology, admitting he sent "provocative" text messages to members of the South Africa team at Headingley. "To resolve those issues we need to do it face to face, away from the media." ----- August 18 A Sunday newspaper reveals some of the contents of Pietersen's texts.
Pietersen became the fastest batsman to reach both 1,000 and 2,000 runs in One Day International cricket.
he learned valuable lessons from this "fantastic" approach to parenting, and said: "Discipline is good.
A week later he announces his retirement from one-day and Twenty20 cricket, which he offers to reverse a month later if he can play the whole of the IPL.----- September 18 Pietersen releases statement after being left out of India tour saying how "disappointed" he is "having gone to great lengths to reach a reconciliation with the ECB".----- September 21 Pietersen tweets that he hopes his differences with ECB are "sorted" and that he will return in time to tour New Zealand early next year.Being of English ancestry, Pietersen was eligible for the England team so long as he first served a four-year qualifying period in English county cricket.He was called up by England almost immediately after he completed four years with Nottinghamshire.