KL Rahul Paid A Very Emotional Tribute To AB De Villiers

Indian opener and Kings XI Player KL Rahul took to twitter and paid tribute to AB de Villiers, who announced about his retirement yesterday. After a glorified career of 14 years, AB de Villiers has now officially bid adieu from all the formats of the game. Since World Cup is just around the corner, the news has left everyone in the state of shock.

It’s OK to be on the road again! 1000’s of hours on the road, 100000’s of miles in the air, 6-8 months away from home every year #OneObsession @oakley

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Yesterday, AB de Villiers took to Twitter and posted a video in which he revealed the biggest decision of his life. In his words 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. ”

His tweet went viral in no time and the entire cricketing world took to twitter to express their feelings about the same. From millions of fans, to the legendary cricketers, everyone felt a bit emotional and started paying tributes to the modern legend of the game.

KL Rahul, who was also a former Royal Challengers Bangalore’s player, has also took to twitter and paid a very emotional tribute to AB de Villiers and revealed a very great advice that was given by AB to KL Rahul. Here’s what he posted:

The tweet read:
“Cricket is a very simple game KL. The more u keep it that way the more the game will give you back.”
This Is the advice this great man gave me when I was 21. You will always be my Favourite Cricketer @ABdeVilliers17 ???????????? #ThankYouABD”

Great advice from a great player!

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