360 degree Player AB de Villiers Retires from International Cricket
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers,Yes u have read it right.Its shocking news when south africa star player ABD annouced his retirement from all form of International cricket with immediate effect.
Here is a link to the video of abd announcing his retirement
“The 34-year-old batsman said ‘the time is right’ for him to hang up his boots, bringing a close to a sterling 14-year career.
“I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect,” de Villiers said on Wednesday (May 23). “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,” de Villiers said.”This is a tough decision, I have thought long and hard about it and 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.
De Villiers finishes his career with a staggering 20,014 international runs (8765 in Tests, 9577 in ODIs and 1672 in T20Is) and signs off with a batting average over 50 in both Tests (50.66) and ODIs (53.50).