New Delhi: Cricket fans have suffered a huge setback. Fans have been hoping for a long time that former South African veteran cricketer AB de Villiers can now return to international cricket. But now these expectations have been rekindled.
De Villiers will not play international cricket
AB de Villiers has now decided that he will no longer return to international cricket, Cricket South Africa said on Tuesday. CSA has now made it clear that de Villiers will no longer play international cricket again. De Villiers told CSA that retirement is his final decision.
Hope to return
AB de Villiers had repeatedly talked to himself several times in the past, which made it understandable that he would now be seen playing in the South African jersey again. It was also reported that the head coach of the team, Mark Boucher, was in talks with de Villiers and he will return after the IPL. But de Villiers is also not named in the South African team for the tour of Ireland and West Indies.
Retired in 2018
AB de Villiers suddenly announced his retirement in May 2018. He surprised everyone with his decision. De Villiers expressed his desire to play in the 2019 World Cup but this was rejected by the team management.