• England Provisional 30-man Squad for World Twenty20

    by  • January 16, 2014 • Cricket

    England have announced their provisional 30-man World Twenty20 squad, starting on March 16, 2014 in Bangladesh.

    The Allrounder, Kevin Pietersen has been named in World Twenty20 squad.

    It was not expected from team director Andy Flower that the 33-year-old will make into the squad, as speculations of Pietersen future was in doubt after 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia, reports in BBC.com


    The inclusion of Pietersen’s does not confirm his place for the final 15-man squad for World Twenty20.

    Kevin Pietersen Stats
    Tests ODIs T20s
    Apps 104 136 37
    Runs 8,181 4,440 1,176
    Highest score 227 130 79
    Centuries 23 9 0
    Average 47.28 40.73 37.93
    Strike-rate 61.72 86.58 141.51

    South African-born English cricketer, who has been all-time leading scorer for his team, was named player of the tournament in 2010 World Twenty20, when England won the tournament in West Indies.

    England: Stuart Broad (captain), Gary Balance, Ravi Bopara, Scott Borthwick, Moeen Ali, Jonathan Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Michael Carberry, Jade Dernbach, Tim Bresnan, Danny Briggs, Steven Finn, Samit Patel, Kevin Pietersen, Boyd Rankin, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, James Tredwell, James Vince, Craig Kieswetter, Michael Lumb, Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, James Taylor, Graham Onions, Steven Parry, Chris Woakes, Luke Wright