January 19, 2022

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Ab de Villiers not to comeback in international cricket, cricket South Africa confirmed

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Ab de Villiers, one of legend of South African cricket have taken a retirement from international cricket in 2018. Ab de Villiers is one of the most popular cricketer not only in the south africa but also in the whole world. He is most loved overseas cricketer in Indian fans.

Read more : West Indies to host South Africa in June-July 2021

Ab de Villiers international and IPL career

Ab de Villiers played some extraordinary inning throughout his whole career. Not just in IPL but Ab de Villiers showed his outstanding impact in international cricket also. Ab de Villiers have more than 9500+ runs ODI cricket with an average of more than 50+ ; Ab de Villiers has unique record to score fastest 50, 100 as well 150 runs in one day internationals.

Ab de Villiers is one most popular player in Indian premier league. He owned more than 25 man of the match award in his significant career. Ab de Villiers smashed more than 5000+ runs in IPL include second most sixes in this tournament.

Head coach of South Africa cricket board have already said that he can comeback in international cricket for T20 world cup. But later, Ab de Villiers have confirmed now he is not going to comeback again in international cricket. According to reports, Ab de Villiers have some issues in current South African board, that’s why he taken retirement from international cricket in age of just 36. CricActivity understands, this is only reason that he don’t want to back international cricket.

CSA said in their statement according to journalist Saj Sadiq

“Discussions with AB de Villiers have concluded with the batsman deciding once and for all, that his retirement will remain final”

West Indies to host South Africa in June 2021

South Africa going to play two match Test series in West Indies. West Indies also host them for five match T20I series. All seven matches to play on only two venues due to covid-19 protocols. Test series will kick start from 10th June and T20I to play from June 26.

South Africa in West Indies

Sr. No. Match Date Venue
1 West Indies v South Africa, 1st Test 10-14 June St Lucia
2 West Indies v South Africa, 2nd Test 18-22 June St Lucia
3 West Indies v South Africa, 1st T20I 26 June Grenada
4 West Indies v South Africa, 2nd T20I 27 June Grenada
5 West Indies v South Africa, 3rd T20I 29 June Grenada
6 West Indies v South Africa, 4th T20I 1 July Grenada
7 West Indies v South Africa, 5th T20I 3 July Grenada