The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed that all-rounder Kevin Pietersen would no longer be under consideration for the country.
The 33-year-old highly rated batsman career came to an end after he has been dropped for the upcoming West Indies tour and ICC World Twenty20 international in Bangladesh.
Pietersen told the ECB’s website:
Playing cricket for my country has been an honour. Every time I pulled on the England shirt was a moment of huge pride for me and that is something that will live with me forever.
Following the end of his international career, Pietersen will still available for the county cricket and Indian Premier League.
With an average of 47.28 in Tests, He has been England’s leading run scorer across all formats of the game. Pietersen has played 104 Test matches, 136 ODI’s and 37 Twenty20 for England since he started his career on November 2004.