AB de Villiers retirement from all three formats of International Cricket
South African greatest player AB de Villiers decided to take retirement from the three formats of international cricket. This decision has surprised everyone person who like cricket. This news has been come from one of the most famous news websites in South Africa.
In IPL 2018, one of the main players of the Royal Challengers Bangalore told Fans on Wednesday. AB de Villiers is 34 years old player and he has achieved very big scores in the history of cricket world. Their number of followers has also increased day by day in the world. Before taking this difficult decision, he spent considerable time thinking about it.
After this, he announced and said that This is the time of retirement, now I should say goodbye to cricket and along with it also said that thanks to all the players of my team and all the fans who support me all over the world. Thank you very much my fans.
AB De Villiers has been playing cricket for the last 14 years and in this career he has seen a lot of ups and downs in his career. It is almost a fit player in all formats of cricket. He has played 114 Test matches for South Africa, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 matches. In 114 test matches, he took 8765 runs and 22 centuries and 46 half-centuries. He has also played the role of a magnificent wicket keeper along with batting.
On the other hand, in 228 oneday matchs, he has took 9577 runs at an average of 53.5 and also tokk 10 fifties and 1672 runs by playing international T20 in 78 matches. He has also made his name in the record of fastest century in the history of international cricket. They put on the record of fastest century against the West Indies on January 18, 2015. In this match, he had took century only in 31 balls. He took 16 sixes and 9 fours to create this record. He took 149 runs in this match.
The decision of AB de villiers retirement before the 2019 World Cup surprised and all the cricket fans and players from South Africa as well as all the people in the world have have put in shock . The decision of South Africa’s World Cup mission was a big setback.