Former English batsman wrote, "Morning all, after a pretty bad day yesterday I've given it a lot of thought overnight. I'm applying for the coaching job! #StraussLogic"

In his column for the Daily Telegraph published on Wednesday, Pietersen wrote: "I am absolutely devastated that it looks like my hopes of an England recall have been brought to a close, especially given everything that has been said and asked of me."

Pietersen also revealed that Strauss, his former England team-mate, had offered him a role as an advisor on one-day cricket, which he rejected.
Earlier, Former England captain Strauss revealed that Pietersen, 34, will not be selected for England in the immediate future, citing a "massive trust issue" between him and the South Africa-born batsman.

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