Kevin Pietersen scored his maiden First-Class tripe century © Getty Images (File Photo)
Kevin Pietersen scored his maiden First-Class tripe century © Getty Images (File Photo)

Kevin Pietersen remained unbeaten on 355 for Surrey in a County game against Leicestershire at Kennington Oval in London. Pietersen resumed play unbeaten on 326. Pietersen through this triple ton would is hopeful to make it to the Ashes squad for England, but new England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) director Andrew Strauss must take a call whether to select the 34-year old batsman in the England squad. Bob Willis critcises ECB for man-handling Kevin Pietersen

Courtesy of Pietersen’s innings, Surrey have secured a lead of  265, after they bowled Leicestershire out for 292 in the first innings. Pietersen pulled out of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015 to play for Surrey to give it one last go to make it to the England squad ahead of the Ashes 2015. Strauss through his media conference has made it clear that Pietersen will not make it to the England squad as he does not feature in England’s plans. Kevin Pietersen’s England comeback dream shattered despite county cricket triple ton

Pietersen last played for England in the final Test of the Ashes 2014. Pietersen has represented England in 104 Tests and 136 One-Day Internationals (ODI). Kevin Pietersen completes triple century during Surrey vs Leicestershire, piles up pressure on England cricket