Ab De Villiers Retires There Was Mourning On Social Media As Soon As De Villiers Retired Form All Format Cricket Virat Kohli Said This Hurts My Heart broke

Former South African captain and batsman AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. De Villiers, who had said goodbye to international cricket in the year 2018, played his last match for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021. There was mourning on social media after his retirement from all forms of cricket. Cricket fans will always miss him on the cricket field. AB de Villiers was considered one of the most aggressive batsmen in the world. He made a different identity through his dangerous batting. De Villiers had an amazing ability to stroke around the field. That’s why he was known as Mr 360. Virat Kohli, who was the captain of RCB, was also stunned on his retirement. He wrote on social media that this decision of de Villiers has hurt his heart.

Virat named best cricketer

Virat Kohli expressed regret after AB de Villiers retired from cricket. He tweeted and wrote, “He is the best player and inspirational man of our times I have met, my brother you can be very proud of what you have given to RCB, our relationship goes beyond sports and will remain so.

Kohli said – broke my heart

In another tweet, Virat Kohli wrote, Your decision hurts my heart but I know you have made the best decision for yourself and your family as always. Apart from this, Virat put a broken heart emoji, he wrote I love you AB de Villiers.

Cricket fans around the world remembered

Cricket fans around the world are remembering AB de Villiers after his retirement. As soon as he announced his retirement, there was an influx of people wishing him well on social media, especially on Twitter. There was a time when de Villiers was in the top trend on Twitter. All the cricket franchises around the world thanked De Villiers for whom he played. Some cricket fans said that stop now, this is not the time for you to retire.

First player to do this charisma in IPL

AB de Villiers is the only batsman in the history of the Indian Premier League to have scored 50 or more runs for an IPL team with a strike rate of 200 or more. He did this charisma for Royal Challengers Bangalore. De Villiers scored 50 or more runs for RCB 13 times with a strike rate of 200 or more. In addition, he became the first player to score 10 runs in the IPL with a strike rate of more than 200 for a team. AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli have the biggest partnership in IPL history. Both these batsmen had a partnership of 229 runs against Gujraj Lions. Apart from this, against Mumbai Indians, he had added 215 runs with Virat.

Last IPL match played against KKR

AB de Villiers played the last match of his IPL career against Kolkata Knight Riders on 11 October 2021. He scored 11 runs in the Eliminator match played in Sharjah. In this match, KKR beat RCB by 4 wickets.

De Villiers IPL Career

By the way, AB de Villiers also played for Delhi Daredevils (now Delhi Capitals) in IPL. But in the Indian Premier League, he played most of the time for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is the fifth batsman to score the most runs in IPL. He scored 5162 runs in 170 innings of 184 IPL matches while being not out 40 times. He has three centuries and 40 half-centuries to his name in the IPL. During this his best score was 133 not out.