London, January 28: Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday backed newly appointed captain Eoin Morgan to lead his team to success in the World Cup from February 14–March 29. Morgan took over the reigns from Alastair Cook shortly after the tour of Sri Lanka where England lost the One–Day Intertiol (ODI) series 2–5 and the latter was in a dismal form with the willow.
“Now they have got Eoin Morgan as skipper, I think England are going to go really well. They are getting scores over 300 and Ian Bell is batting beautifully,” Pietersen was quoted as saying by The Guardian.
The 34–year–old added he is excited with the England batting line–up but expressed concerns over the team’s bowling.
“It’s a very exciting batting team, I just have a little reservation about the bowling,” he said. IANS