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Former all-rounder Andrew Flintoff believes that he has more chance of playing for England again than Kevin Pietersen.
Even though Pietersen is still eager to play Test cricket again, Flintoff noted that England have set sail without him.
“I have probably got more chance,” Flintoff said. “As a player he’s the type you want in your team. But whatever has happened over the past has happened.
“One of the hardest things is when teams move on without you – I have experienced that, it is hard to deal with.
“But Kevin still believes he can get back into that side…but it seems the England side is moving on without him at the minute.”
Flintoff also noted that he is raring for the day when his Big Bash League (BBL) side, the Brisbane Heat, take on the Melbourne Stars, which is the franchise Pietersen is playing for.
“Contrary to popular belief we get on alright,” Flintoff said. “Kev’s a winner. He’s exciting to watch. I’d love to play against him.”
This will also be the first time that Flintoff has played in Australia since England were whitewashed 5-0 in the 2006-07 Ashes series.
“I try to forget the last time I played in Australia,” Flintoff said with a wry smile on his face. “We managed to win the one-day series at the end of that which still surprises me.
“I’m not just here to play a bit of cricket and bring my family over. I have a few more years left in me and I want some more medals in my house.”