Kevin Pietersen Accepts England Career Maybe Over

In an interview on with BBC, Kevin Pietersen asked how likely it was he would play for England again, said: "Potentially not, no. I've got to accept that.

updated: October 11, 2014 21:16 IST
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London: Kevin Pietersen conceded Friday he may "potentially" have played his last match for England as the controversy surrounding his autobiographycontinues. (KP Open to England Return if ECB Chief Steps Down)

During an intensive publicity campaign, South Africa-born batsman Pietersen -- England's all-time leading run-scorer -- has indicated a wish to resume an international career abruptly cut short in February following the team's return from their 5-0 Ashes thrashing in Australia.

That has long appeared a slim hope while England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Giles Clarke and managing director Paul Downton remain in post, with Pietersen admitting as much Thursday when he said "Clarke would have to go" if he was to play for England again. ('IPL Ruined Kevin Pietersen')

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