Abraham Benjamin de Villiers commonly known as AB de Villiers born on 17 February 1984 a former South African Cricket Player. In a tweet the former South African cricketer AB de Villiers on Friday (Nov 19) announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. He has played a lot of quality cricket for his National team as well as in other T20 Leagues. After retiring in 2018 from International Cricket he continued to play in T20 Leagues that includes one of the best T20 Leagues the Indian Premier League (IPL) he has also been a part of Lahore Qalandars from the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
It has been an incredible journey, but I have decided to retire from all cricket.— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) November 19, 2021
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. pic.twitter.com/W1Z41wFeli
But on November 19 (Friday) in a tweet he announced that he’ll not be a part of any form of cricket as a player. In a statement he thanked RCB and the franchise captain Virat Kohli for showing confidence in him. He said, “I have had a long and fruitful time playing for RCB. Eleven years have just whizzed by and leaving the boys is extremely bittersweet. Of course, arriving at this decision took a lot of time, but after a lot of contemplation, I’ve decided to hang up my boots and spend quality time with my family. I would like to thank the RCB management, my friend Virat Kohli, teammates, coaches, support staff, fans, and the entire RCB family for showing faith and supporting me all through these years. It has been a memorable journey with RCB. Have so many memories on the personal front to cherish for the lifetime. RCB will always be very close to me and my family and will continue to support this amazing team. I will be a RCBian forever.”