Kevin Pietersen statement
August 19, 2023

Kevin Pietersen "flabbergasted" by Harry Brook's exclusion from England's World Cup squad

Former cricketer Kevin Pietersen expresses disbelief over England's exclusion of Harry Brook from their provisional squad for the 2023 Cricket World Cup. Brook, considered one of the most promising young batters, has impressed with his performances in Test cricket and the IPL. Jofra Archer, also left out of the squad due to injury, expressed his surprise as well. Brook is expected to be named as one of England's three travelling reserves for the tournament. Brook has played just three ODIs, making one half-century, but is rated as one of the most exciting young batters in the world.He averages north of 60 in Test cricket so far, and fetched a record pay packet in the 2023 IPL auction