Former England captain Andrew Strauss had finally opened up about the Kevin Pietersen controversy during his reign as skipper that eventually led to the sacking of the latter. After earning a recall, Pietersen was dropped on disciplinary grounds after England, later led by Alastair Cook, were thrashed 5-0 in 2013-14 Ashes, never to play for the country again.
England Test Captain Andrew Strauss has surprised the cricketing world by announcing his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect. The ECB has announced that Strauss’ fellow opener Alastair Cook will take over from him as England’s new Test Captain.
The third and crucial Test between England and South Africa at Lord’s is just a couple of days away. However, instead of preparing for the big game, all the focus in English cricket is right now centred on the man named Kevin Pietersen.