AB de Villiers Announces shock retirement from all International cricket formats.

AB de Villiers Announces shock retirement from all International cricket formats.

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AB de Villiers the South African skipper shocked the world today by releasing his retirement video on Twitter.

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AB de Villiers the South African skipper shocked the world today by releasing his retirement video on Twitter.

The Video is posted with a caption “I have made a big decision today,” In the video AB de Villiers talks about his decision.

He Further said “It is not about earning more somewhere else. It’s about running out of gears and feeling its time to move on,” De Villiers added. “Everything comes to an end. To cricket fans around South Africa and around the world, thank you very much for your kindness, generosity and today for your understanding. I have no plans to play overseas. I hope I can continue to be available for the Titans in the domestic cricket. And I will remain the biggest supporter of Faf Du Plessis and Proteas. Thank you,”

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AB de Villiers Career Stats

De Villiers, made his international debut in 2004 against England at Port Elizabeth,

He had played 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is for his country.

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The Proteas skipper have made 8765 runs in Test, 9577 runs in ODI and 1672 runs in T20I.

Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 114 191 18 8765 278 50.66 16076 54.52 22 2 46 1024 64
ODI 228 218 39 9577 176 53.5 9473 101.1 25 0 53 840 204
T20I 78 75 11 1672 79 26.12 1237 135.17 0 0 10 140 60
IPL 141 129 29 3953 133 39.53 2619 150.94 3 0 28 326 186
Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 114 5 204 104 2 49/2 49/2 3.06 52.0 102.0 0 0
ODI 228 9 192 202 7 15/2 15/2 6.31 28.86 27.43 0 0

AB de Villiers Career Info.

  • Test debut: vs England at St George’s Park, Dec 17, 2004
  • Last Test: vs Australia at New Wanderers Stadium, Mar 30, 2018
  • ODI debut: vs England at Mangaung Oval, Feb 02, 2005
  • Last ODI: vs India at SuperSport Park, Feb 16, 2018
  • T20 debut: vs Australia at The Wanderers Stadium, Feb 24, 2006
  • Last T20: vs Bangladesh at Senwes Park, Oct 29, 2017
  • IPL debut: vs Chennai Super Kings at MA Chidambaram Stadium, May 02, 2008
  • Last IPL: vs Rajasthan Royals at Sawai Mansingh Stadium, May 19, 2018

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