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KP rested for England’s NZ tour

Kevin Pietersen has been rested for England’s one-day and Twenty20 squads announced on Sunday for February’s tour of New Zealand.

James Anderson, Jonathan Trott and Graeme Swann have returned to the 14-man one-day squad while Stuart Broad is back from a heel injury to captain the 14-man T20 squad.

National selector Geoff Miller said: ‘There are a number of players who we have decided not to select for parts of the competitive programme this winter as we look to manage their workloads effectively while ensuring we remain competitive across all formats.

‘Kevin will miss the limited overs tour of New Zealand with Swann missing the T20 leg of the tour.’
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