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Pietersen out of Bangladesh series

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Kevin Pietersen injured his quad during the final ODI against Australia at Lord's and will miss the NatWest Series with Bangladesh

The England selectors have named a 13-man squad for the forthcoming NatWest Series against Bangladesh with Kevin Pietersen ruled out through injury and Graeme Swann to be rested.

Kent off-spinner James Tredwell and Warwickshire batsman Jonathan Trott have been added to the squad that takes on Bangladesh at Trent Bridge on Thursday in the first of three ODIs.

Pietersen suffered a left quadriceps strain during the fifth ODI against Australia at Lord's yesterday and will undergo further assessment this week. He will be required to undergo a short rehabilitation period which will rule him out of the series against Bangladesh.

Swann will play no part in the Bangladesh series but will be available to Nottinghamshire for LV= County Championship cricket ahead of the npower Test series against Pakistan.

Aside from the addition of Tredwell and Trott and the omission of Pietersen, Swann and Ryan Sidebottom, there are no further changes to the squad that beat Australia 3-2.

National selector Geoff Miller said: "There was a lot to like about the cricket we played against Australia and the team will be looking to build on this against Bangladesh.

"It's unfortunate that Kevin Pietersen has suffered an injury and although we'll know the full extent in due course it looks like he'll be able to make a full recovery very quickly.

"Graeme Swann has been involved in all forms of the game for some time now and this forthcoming period has been identified as the best opportunity to ensure Graeme has a suitable break ahead of a demanding schedule this summer and during the winter.

"James Tredwell and Jonathan Trott have previously been involved with the England One-Day set up and will be excellent additions to the full England squad from the England Lions. Both have been in good form for the Lions and will relish the opportunity to make their mark in limited overs at the top level."

England squad for NatWest Series v Bangladesh

Andrew Strauss (captain, Middlesex)
James Anderson (Lancashire)
Ian Bell (Warwickshire)
Tim Bresnan (Yorkshire)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire)
Paul Collingwood (Durham)
Craig Kieswetter (Somerset)
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex)
Ajmal Shahzad (Yorkshire)
James Tredwell (Kent)
Jonathan Trott (Warwickshire)
Luke Wright (Sussex)
Michael Yardy (Sussex)

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