ECB: 'Broad did not breach confidences of Pietersen'

Managing director of England Cricket Hugh Morris
Managing director of England Cricket Hugh Morris Credit: PA Pictures

England Cricket Board Managing Director Hugh Morris said: "Having discussed this matter with Stuart, I am fully satisfied that he acted in a professional manner at all times and did not breach any confidences regarding fellow England player.

"ECB also accepts the apology Mr Bailey offered last night to the England team via his Twitter account and his reassurances that no professional cricketers were involved in the creation of this site."

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Broad issues Twitter denial

England cricketer Stuart Broad has denied having any involvement in a parody Kevin Pietersen Twitter account set up by a member of the public, the England and Wales Cricket Board have said in a statement.