AB de Villiers announces retirement from all forms of cricket

South Africa’s superstar batter AB de Villiers announced retirement from all cricket today. Taking to social media he said that he has decided from all cricket.

“It has been an incredible journey, but I have decided to retire from all cricket. Ever since the back yard matches with my older brothers, I have played the game with pure enjoyment and unbridled enthusiasm. Now, at the age of 37, that flame no longer burns so brightly,” Villiers tweeted.

De Villiers played 114 Tests, 228 ODIs, and 78 T20Is for South Africa. The former South African batter featured in 340 T20 games for different teams across the globe.

With this, Villiers association with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will also come to an end. The decorated South Africa batsman, who began his RCB career in 2011, enjoyed 10 seasons, being a crucial part of 5 play-off runs in his time.

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