As Kevin Pietersen is booted out of the England set-up, we look back at the batsman's controversial yet brilliant international career.
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Alex Hales became the first England player to score a Twenty20 century as the cricket team claimed a remarkable six-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup.
The 25-year-old hit 116 from 64 balls as underdogs England fought back from 0-2 to chase down Sri Lanka's total of 189 with four balls to spare in Colombo.
The victory keeps alive England's hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the tournament.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of this month's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh with a fractured hand, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday.
Chris Woakes has been added to the 15-man squad to replace Stokes, who suffered the injury when he struck a locker in the dressing-room following his dismissal in the Twenty20 international against West Indies in Barbados on Thursday.
"I am really disappointed to be missing out on going to a World T20 with England - it was a huge error in judgement following a frustrating tour for me and I deeply regret my behaviour," Stokes said in an ECB statement.
"I would like to wish the team all the very best in Bangladesh."
South Africa captain Graeme Smith has announced he will retire from international cricket at the end of the third test against Australia at Newlands.
"This has been the most difficult decision I have ever had to make in my life. It's a decision that I have been considering since my ankle surgery in April last year," Smith said in a statement released by Cricket South Africa on Monday.
Smith's retirement follows that of former team-mate Jacque Kallis - who decided to call it a day only three months ago.
Kevin Pietersen has re-signed for the Delhi Daredevils, as he continues to plan for life after England.
Pietersen is free for the first time to feature in a full Indian Premier League campaign, following his axing as a contracted England player at the age of 33 which has effectively signalled the end of his international career.
The IPL announced on its official Twitter feed this morning that Pietersen would play for the Daredevils in the 2014 season. The team agreed to pay 90 million Indian rupees (around £880,000) for Pietersen at the pre-season auction.
Kevin Pietersen has agreed terms to play for Surrey this summer, the County side have confirmed.
The 33-year-old batsman will now play for Surrey in the new domestic T20 Blast competition.
The decision to leave Pietersen out of England's squads for the tour of the West Indies and the ICC World Cup sparked controversy, with the England and Wales Cricket Board suggesting his omission was due to a lack of trust.
Pietersen said he was "absolutely delighted" with the news.
David Cameron has voiced his views on the ejection of Kevin Pietersen from the England cricket team, saying there was a "powerful argument" for keeping him on the team.
Speaking on BBC Radio Lancashire, the Prime Minister said: "I am an enormous fan of Kevin Pietersen and I have had some of my most enjoyable times watching him tonking the ball all over the park.
"It is not often I have a sympathy for Piers Morgan but I thought he was making quite a powerful argument this morning on my radio."
But Mr Cameron insisted he didn't want to interfere in the England Cricket Board's decision making, saying: "I will let the England selectors pick the England team, I think I had better stay out of this one."
Kevin Pietersen's former Ashes adversary Shane Warne has described the decision to end the 33-year-old's international career as a "disgrace".
The decision has reverberated around the world, and the former Australian bowler made his feelings clear on Twitter.
I also just heard the sad news re KP that he has played his last game for England, to me it's a disgrace & a joke ! The ECB is in a shambles
Kevin Pietersen has refused to comment on his omission from the England cricket squad and the apparent end of his international career.
England's management unanimously decided that the 33-year-old was not in their future plans - a decision which has proved controversial.
The 33-year-old, who said he was "so sad" at the decision yesterday, did not speak to ITV News as he entered his home this afternoon.
Kevin Pietersen's wife, former Liberty X singer Jessica Taylor, has hit out at his critics for spinning "rumours" about dressing room bust-ups as "fact".
She called for the "truth" about his axing from the national team to be made public, tweeting:
Regurgitating rumour & spinning it as fact is not what I'd call responsible journalism. The public deserve so much better - the truth.