AB de Villiers left everyone in shock when he announced about his retirement. Yesterday he took to twitter and uploaded a video of himself in which he revealed the big decision taken by him. In his video he mentioned that he has got ‘tired’ and has been ‘running out of gas’.
In the video he said:
“Today, at the same place, I want to let you know that I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test matches, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is, 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. I would like to retire still playing decent cricket. ”
Social media is filled with heartfelt tweets for the cricketers. From millions of fans, to the legendary cricketers, everyone felt a bit emotional as AB de Villiers bid adieu to the game. Everyone paid tributes to the modern-day legend with their heartfelt post.
David Warner, the Australian cricketer who has been banned for his involvement in ball-tampering scandal, has also shared a very sweet message for AB de Villiers in which he revealed that AB is his favorite cricketer to whom he looks out for.
Here’s what David Warner Tweeted:
Well done @ABdeVilliers17 on a fantastic career, one of my favourite players to watch go about their skill. Wish you every success with you and your family.
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) May 23, 2018
The tweet read:
“Well done @ABdeVilliers17 on a fantastic career, one of my favourite players to watch go about their skill. Wish you every success with you and your family.”
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