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'Rebuilding' ECB end Pietersen's England career

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Kevin Pietersen's controversial England career came to a dramatic end after officials announced Tuesday they "unanimously" wanted to rebuild the side without him following their Ashes thrashing in Australia. 

England's batsman Kevin Pietersen walks back towards the dressing room following his dismissal off the bowling of Ryan Harris on the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on January 5, 2014

In a joint statement with the 33-year-old former England captain, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced they'd left the gifted batsman out of their squads for both the upcoming one-day tour of the West Indies and the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, signalling the end of his international career.

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