England batsman Ian Bell believes that Kevin Pietersen must be given another chance in the England squad after he scored a career best of 355 not out in a county match for Surrey. Former England captain Nasser Hussain also believes that England must pick their best players in any match and that is what he believed when he was the captain of the side. VIDEO: Kevin Pietersen says he cannot do anything else to be selected for England

Bell however says that he does not what is happening behind closed doors with Andrew Strauss and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) but he believes that their decisions will be in the best interest of the England team. Pietersen last played for England during England’s 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Australia in the 2013/14 Ashes series. VIDEO: Andrew Strauss backs Alastair Cook as England’s Test captain

Pietersen’s chances of making a comeback into the England team took a major beating as Strauss completely ruled out the star batsman’s return. VIDEO: Andrew Strauss explains reasons for offering Kevin Pietersen adviser role