AB de Villiers is the Cricket World Player of the Week this week. Two international players retired this week Ed Joyce (Ireland) from all cricket and AB de Villiers (South Africa) from International cricket.
Following his announcement about retirement from International cricket, we are acknowledging his wonderful career.
Comments also flooded in on social media.
" If you look at AB, he has had a wonderful career, done freakish things in the game across three formats and he has been a great servant to South Africa,” England Captain Joe Root noted when asked ABD’s retirement.
Saksham Mishra, our IPL match reporter and features writer, commented: “players like de Villiers grace International cricket once in decades. There was nothing that he could not do on the cricket field. The guy could blast a century off 31 deliveries and on another day, he could play a fighting Test innings, scoring 43 off 297 balls. AB, revolutionized limited overs batting and helped us see the game in 360 degrees. There was nothing that he could not do on the cricket field. The guy could blast a century off 31 deliveries and ,on another day, he could play a fighting Test innings, scoring 43 off 297 balls. ”
He could also keep wicket and take amazing catches in the outfield!
.@ABdeVilliers17 immense character lets him walk out of international cricket with grace and countless fans longing for more of his class! Come back to Bengaluru ?? ?? #PlayBold pic.twitter.com/jaVUuuTKBy— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) May 23, 2018
AB de Villiers International STATS :
Test 114 Matches, 8765 runs, Highest Score 278*, Ave 50.66
ODI 228 Matches, 9577 runs, Highest Score 176, Ave 53.50
IT20 78 Matches, 1672 runs,Highest Score 79*, Ave 26.12
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