Mr 360 AB de Villiers Announces Retirement From All Formats, Fans Are In A Shock

AB de Villiers made an announcement on his Twitter handle that he has decided to retire from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. He shared a video of the same on his Twitter account.

Former South African captain AB de Villiers announced his retirement. He said, “It is time for others to take over. I’ve had my turn and to be honest, I am tired.”

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AB de Villiers has played 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals for South Africa. His last appearance was in the final Test between Australia and South Africa between March and April 2018.

Here is what he posted:

Here is his full statement:

“I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect,” he said on Wednesday. “After 114 Test matches, 228 ODI’s and 78 T20 Internationals, it is time for others to take over. I have had my turn, and to be honest, I am tired.

“This is a tough decision, I have thought long and hard about it and I’d like to retire while still playing decent cricket. After the fantastic series wins against India and Australia, now feels like the right time to step aside.

“It would not be right for me to pick and choose where, when and in what format I play for the Proteas. For me, in the green and gold, it must be everything or nothing. I will always be grateful to the coaches and staff of Cricket South Africa for their support through all these years. The most important thank you goes out to all of my team mates throughout my career, I wouldn’t be half the player that I am without the support throughout the years.

” It’s not about earning more somewhere else, it’s about running out of gas and feeling that it is the right time to move on. Everything comes to an end. To the cricket fans around South Africa and the World, thank you for your kindness and generosity, and today, for your understanding.

” I have no plans to play overseas, in fact, I hope I can continue to be available for the Titans in domestic cricket. I will continue to be the biggest supporter of Faf du Plessis and the Proteas.”

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Here are how the Twitteratis are reacting:

We will surely miss you AB de Villiers! This is a shock for all of us.

by Admin | Wed, May 23 - 05:36 PM

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