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Tweets from the England camp

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Tweets from the England camp

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Kevin Pieterse’s Ashes warm-up in South Africa cleared

Kevin Pietersen's 'flamingo shot'

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England batsman Kevin Pietersen has received clearance from Cricket South Africa to play for Kwa-Zulu Natal Dolphins in October.

Pietersen will play two four-day games for the South African franchise as a warm-up for this winter’s Ashes.

Full story: BBC Sport

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Players fined for Tweet indiscretions

Kevin Pietersen Twitter outburst

Kevin Pietersen Twitter outburst

The Tweeters were brought to book yesterday. In decisive actions demonstrating that misuse of social networking sites has no place in English cricket and that the reputation of the chairman of selectors, Geoff Miller, must be protected at all costs, Kevin Pietersen and Dimitri Mascarenhas were both fined.

In separate hearings following their outbursts on Twitter, which both showed a command of industrial language, Pietersen was dealt with by the England and Wales Cricket Board and fined an undisclosed sum while Mascarenhas was relieved of £1,000 by his county, Hampshire.

Full story: The Independent

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