"Yes the parody was me. It was for humour purposes only and as soon as I realised it was upsetting people i took it down," he wrote on Twitter. "No professional cricketers were involved in it. I apologise if I upset anyone. It's not the business I'm in.
"I would also like to apologise to anyone I know involved with England Cricket who I may have put in an awkward or embarrassing position.
"At the end of the day I'm an England cricket fan. When I saw it was potentially causing harm & upsetting folk, I shut it down."
Pietersen has been dropped from the Test squad since the account was taken down.