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Cameron: 'Powerful argument' for keeping Pietersen

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.

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Decision caps winter of discontent for England

Kevin Pietersen's England career is over. Credit: PA Wire

Kevin Pietersen's international exile is the latest scandal to hit England after a winter of discontent in Australia.

England have seen team director Andy Flower resign, Graeme Swann retire and key batsman Jonathan Trott leave the Ashes tour with a stress-related illness.

After the setbacks, the ECB has opted for a clean slate.

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