Kevin Pietersen latest: Andrew Strauss reveals 'massive trust issues' behind his decision to leave KP out of England side for the Ashes

Despite scoring 326 not out on Monday, Strauss is believed to have informed Pietersen that he will not receive an England recall

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Speaking after his record innings on Monday, Pietersen said: “They say timing is everything. He [Strauss] has come in, there’s a new chairman [Colin Graves] on Friday or Saturday, there has to be a new coach, [Peter] Moores has gone.

“I’ve got to be careful what I say; it’s an interesting time, and what more can I do? I was told to go and get a county, I was told to score runs... I think I’m scoring runs.

“I’ve always said since my knee was sorted in Australia, after that first training session in Australia, I said that my knee’s good, and if my knee’s good, I’m going to play well.

“I played well in the Big Bash, I gave up a contract in India, I’m not playing for any money here – I’m dedicated to getting back my England place. I want my England place, and I think I deserve my England place.”

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