Stuff – ‘Tired’ South African captain AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

Last updated 02:28, May 24 2018

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AB de Villiers: “It’s not about earning more somewhere else, it’s about running out of gas and feeling like it’s time to move on.

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  • ‘Tired’ South African captain AB de Villiers retires from international cricket Last updated 02:28, May 24 2018 GETTY IMAGES AB de Villiers: “It’s not about earning more somewhere else, it’s about running out of gas and feeling like it’s time to move on.
  • AB de Villiers retired from all international cricket on Wednesday (Thursday NZ Time), saying, “to be honest, I’m tired.”
  • GETTY IMAGES AB de Villiers of South Africa celebrates scoring a century during day 3 of the 2nd test against Australia on March 11.
  • READ MORE: * Black Caps coach joins ICC committee * Cricket Australia secures major sponsor * Andrew Strauss steps aside at the ECB   GETTY IMAGES AB de Villiers played 114 tests and 228 ODIs for South Africa, finishing as the No 2 ranked batsman in ODIs and No 6 in tests.
  • Cricket South Africa President Chris Nenzani said “AB is one of the all-time greats of South African cricket who has thrilled spectators around the world with his sheer brilliance.”


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