Financial Express – India – Former South African captain AB de Villiers announced, recently, on his Twitter handle that he has decided to retire from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect

That gravity-defying leap was superhuman even by AB de Villiers’ standards.

Summary

  • Former South African captain AB de Villiers announced, recently, on his Twitter handle that he has decided to retire from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect That gravity-defying leap was superhuman even by AB de Villiers’ standards.
  • De Villiers went into the embrace of his Royal Challengers Bangalore’s team mates, as Hales, the Sunrisers Hyderabad opener, trudged slowly back to the pavilion.
  • De Villiers left the cricket world gobsmacked.
  • A lot of South African players have ditched international cricket to become T20 freelancers or move to the English counties through the Kolpak route.
  • De Villiers was the ultimate #GOAT (greatest of all time) that contemporary cricket offered.


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