AB de Villiers Fans Disappointed – He Announces His Retirement from International Cricket
AB De Villiers is the brightest player of the South African cricket team. Today, he has announced his retirement from international cricket with an immediate effect. This is really disappointing news for all his fans. The player has given this prominent message through a video note that he has “run out of gas.”
AB de Villiers is 34-years-old all-round batsman. He has given a message to his fans and team that ‘the time is right’ for him to take this decision. He had a splendid career of 14 years.
Today, in a statement released on his official Twitter handle (@ABdeVilliers17), the 34-year-old dashing batsman from South Africa stated that, “After 114 Test matches, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals, it is time for others to take over. I have had my turn, and to be honest, I am tired. I’d like to retire while still playing decent cricket. After the fantastic series wins against India and Australia, now feels like the right time to step aside. It’s not about earning more somewhere else, it’s about running out of gas and feeling that it is the right time to move on. Everything comes to an end.”
The fans of this player were shocked as they read this message. The fans post the announcement turned from disbelief, anguish and disappointment to praise and gratefulness. Large numbers of fans paid tribute to De Villiers for his outstanding batting achievements.