Kevin Pietersen Slams 'Bullying' England Culture

Kevin Pietersen says he is still clueless about why he was sacked from England's cricket team and has launches a scathing attack against former coach Andy Flower.

updated: October 06, 2014 11:56 IST
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Kevin Pietersen has rejected accusations that he was selfish on the field and says there was 'rule of fear' in England team under Andy Flower.


London: Kevin Pietersen has hit out at the "horrendous" bullying of some of his former England team-mates and accused former coach Andy Flower of "ruling by fear".

Despite being England's all-time leading run-scorer across all formats, the South Africa-born batsman was sensationally axed after the team's 5-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia in 2013/14. (Also read: Kevin Pietersen, the maverick who ran out of England allies)

The England and Wales Cricket Board then gave several convoluted explanations as to why their former captain had been discarded, citing the need to "support" current skipper Alastair Cook as a central reason.

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