Focused on West Indies tour, not Pietersen says Peter Moores

England head coach Peter Moores has insisted to focus on rebuilding their confidence in the upcoming four-test match tour to West Indies, rather than on Kevin Pietersen.

The South Africa-born batsman, who signed a contract with Surrey to play in the County Championship has allegedly interested to regain his place in the England side following he was axed by the ECB in February 2014.

But, Moores has refused that he is not thinking about a possible return for Kevin Pietersen, with his focus fully on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.

“For me Kevin’s not on this trip, so I don’t need to focus on Kevin at all,” he said. “My focus is to support Alastair [Cook] as I always would and the 16 players on this tour

“At the end of that summer [last year] we’d gone through a tough summer, and started to play the sort of attacking cricket people like, and we like.

“That’s our focus at the moment. From my point of view Kevin isn’t on the radar. He can’t be in my or Cooky’s focus at all.”

England will start their tour with warm-up matches next week before the first Test to be played in Antigua on April 13.

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