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Shane Warne describes Pietersen decision as 'disgrace'

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.

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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

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Time for change after 'disappointing' Ashes loss

Former captain Michael Vaughan, who led England to Ashes success in 2005, has reacted to the team losing the urn back to Australia:

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3 games with @wwos9 and 3 England losses.... #Ashes. Please get me a Victory in Melbourne England ... #cheers

Yorkshire County Cricket Club declared: "Time for change":

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Australia regain the Ashes. They lead the series 3-0 with two to play. Disappointing. Time for change.

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Shane Warne set for the cricket Hall of Fame

Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne will be inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame later this month.

His accomplishments will be recognised on 19 July during the tea interval of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.

Shane Warne is carried from the field during the fourth Test match in the 2006 Ashes Tour.
Shane Warne is carried from the field during the fourth Test match in the 2006 Ashes Tour. Credit: Gareth Copley/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Warne, who said he was "very honoured" to be an inductee, will be celebrated alongside former Australia teammate Glenn McGrath, West Indian great Brian Lara and England's Enid Bakewell.

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