Kevin Pietersen apologises over 'provocative' texts

The England and Wales Cricket Board said it has received an apology from Kevin Pietersen and an admission that he did send "provocative" text messages to members of the South African team.

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Pietersen out of one-day squad

Batsman Kevin Pietersen has been left out of England's squad for a Twenty20 match and a one-day series against South Africa. He was also left out of the Test squad after apologising for sending "provocative" text messages to South African players.