Kevin Pietersen can lead by example in ODIs against Australia, says Eoin Morgan

Despite the absences of Ian Bell and regular captain Alastair Cook, Eoin Morgan said that Kevin Pietersen was not guaranteed to open the batting against the Australians.

updated: September 05, 2013 20:14 IST
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London: England batsman Eoin Morgan says Kevin Pietersen will have an important role to play in the one-day international series against Australia, which starts at Headingley on Friday.

With Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann all rested after a successful Ashes campaign, Morgan will lead some unfamiliar faces into battle against the tourists.

Given the lack of experience in the England line-up, Morgan has urged 33-year-old Surrey batsman Pietersen to lead the way.

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