LONDON :  James Anderson says he "respects" the ECB’s decision to leave Pietersen out of the forthcoming tour of India. Anderson insists that Pietersen is not unpopular among the England cricket players and that the team will miss his natural ability. Speaking to Sky News, the fast bowler said: "We've got to respect the ECB's decision to not select him We've got to go to India and try and win a Test series.