New Delhi: England's limited-overs skipper Eoin Morgan made it very clear that discarded Kevin Pietersen would not be included in the ICC's World T20 squad.
And with that faintest hopes of KP to make a comeback in the national team were dashed.
"That door is completely shut. Kevin will not be picked. That's from me,” Morgan told the Daily Mail.
In-form Pietersen's outstanding performances in the recently concluded T20 leagues -- Ram Slam T20 and Big Bash League -- led to the speculation that the South Africa born England cricketer might be recalled in the slam-bang version of the game.
However, after the incident, Pietersen took to Twitter and responded in his own style:
Interesting he's saying it's HIS call! Very interesting! Hmmmmm...! https://t.co/NmMyQq1yhO
— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) February 8, 2016