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Pietersen ruled out of ODIs against Aussies
by CricketArchive Staff Reporter


Player:KP Pietersen
Event:Australia in British Isles 2009

DateLine: 13th August 2009

 

England star batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the one-dayers against Australia due to infection in his wound after achilles surgery.

 

The right-hander played the first two Ashes Tests at Cardiff and Lord's and then underwent a surgery to get back for the seven-match ODI series.

 

"He was seen by a wound-care specialist and will receive a course of antibiotics in order to exclude infection," an England and Wales Cricket Board statement said today.

 

"Medical advice is that a complication can occur post-surgery and in this case resulted despite Kevin closely following specialist advice on management of the wound," it said.

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