England made a mistake by making me captain – Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has said he ought not have been made England commander in 2008 and just accepted the occupation on the grounds that there was no one else who could do it.

Pietersen had a five-month spell as commander that finished in January 2009 when he surrendered after only three tests and nine one-day internationals, taking after a dropping out with England mentor Peter Moores, who was sacked after the question.

“I shouldn’t must employment however there was nobody else,” Pietersen told the BBC on Friday.

“I’d improve work now. There were sure circumstances that I wish I had improved. Be that as it may, I’m sufficiently straightforward to let it out was a terrible time for me to skipper.”

Pietersen likewise said that Michael Vaughan was the best skipper he worked under and reviewed how the previous Yorkshire batsmen had the capacity impart trust in him.

“When I went to South Africa, he (Vaughan) said to the gentlemen, ‘This will be an exceptionally threatening environment for KP and we’re going to take care of him like one of us,” the questionable South African-conceived batsman said.

“‘On the off chance that anybody follows him in any circumstance, we as an aggregate unit will completely execute whoever goes at him and we’re going to guard him.’

“That discourse gave me certainty. I thought, ‘Holy cow, I have this awesome skipper of England who is letting me know I’m going to play and he’s going to back me and he needs each and every player to back me.’ The certainty that gave me made me play the way I accomplished for him,” he included.

Pietersen, who hit 8,181 keeps running in 104 tests including 23 centuries, was sacked by England a year ago after various occurrences that finished in a 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia amid which he was blamed for being withdrawn from the group.



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