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Twitterati reacts to AB de Villiers' shock retirement from international cricket

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 23, 2018, 5:35 pm IST
Updated May 23, 2018, 5:37 pm IST
In the 420 matches he has played for South Africa, de Villiers has amassed 20014 runs across the three formats.
De Villiers himself announced the news on Twitter in a video message. The South African batsman has 47 international centuries and 109 international fifties to his name.(Photo: AFP)
 De Villiers himself announced the news on Twitter in a video message. The South African batsman has 47 international centuries and 109 international fifties to his name.(Photo: AFP)

Johannesburg: The cricketing world came to a standstill on Wednesday when South Africa’s AB de Villiers announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.

De Villiers himself announced the news on Twitter in a video message. The South African batsman has 47 international centuries and 109 international fifties to his name.

 

Twitter was filled with best wishes pouring in for the right-handed batsman soon after the news shocked the world.

 

In the 420 matches he has played for South Africa, de Villiers has amassed 20014 runs across the three formats.

ABD was recently seen in Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) colours during the Indian Premier League (IPL), which is captained nby Virat Kohli. The team, however, finished sixth in the IPL, failing to qualify for playoffs.

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