England's top batsman Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of the rest of the Ashes cricket series, dealing the hosts' hopes of regaining the famous terracotta urn from Australia a serious blow.
Pietersen's out for up to 6 weeks following surgery on an Achilles tendon injury.
The BBC's Jonathan Agnew reports....
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