Kevin Pietersen felt cheated when he met Andrew Strauss on Monday night only to be told that he would not be making a comeback to the national side © Getty Images
Kevin Pietersen felt cheated when he met Andrew Strauss on Monday night only to be told that he would not be making a comeback to the national side © Getty Images

London: Kevin Pietersen has questioned the integrity of the newly appointed chairman of England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Colin Graves, after he denied making any promise of Pietersen’s recall to the national side.

The South Africa born batsman accused Graves of misleading him by saying that he needed to score runs in county cricket to be considered for selection, the Mirror reported. Colin Graves: Did not make any promises to Kevin Pietersen

However, Graves has denied Pietersen’s accusations saying that he didn’t make any promises and there were no guarantees.

He added that he cannot accept the fact that his integrity was being questioned in the past few days, insisting that it was just a private conversation where he gave him the advice. Kevin Pietersen vs ECB: British media slam Andrew Strauss and authorities on Twitter

Earlier, despite scoring 355 not out for Surrey against Leicestershire in the County Championship, the maverick batsman was rejected for making a recall to the national side by England’s new Cricket director, Andrew Strauss.

Pietersen duly gave up a Rs. 2 crore Indian Premier League (IPL) deal and agreed to play for Surrey. Andrew Flintoff dismisses claims of Kevin Pietersen being difficult to get along with

But he felt cheated when he met Strauss on Monday night only to be told that he would not be making a comeback to the national side.