Despite International Retirement, AB de Assures His Fans About His Playing In IPL

AB de Villiers’ retirement announcement had not clarified if he’d play professional leagues or not.

AB de Villiers has comforted his fans by confirming he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). At the time of calling it a day, de Villiers had said, “I have no plans to play overseas, in fact, I hope I can continue to be available for the Titans in domestic cricket.”

I will keep on playing IPL for a few years, and I would like to play for the Titans, and help some of the youngsters. But there are no set plans. I haven’t been able to say that for a long time,” he said.

“There are some offers on the table from around the world, but it will be nice to wake up and wonder what to do; to be normal. Bangalore is a special place, a second home, really. I played my 100th Test there, and obviously, RCB is a massive part of my life. India as a country has taken me in, and it’s hard to explain what that feels like. I just play cricket.”

Talking about how special Bengaluru is for him he said, “Bangalore is a special place, a second home, really. I played my 100th Test there, and obviously RCB is a massive part of my life. India as a country has taken me in, and it’s hard to explain what that feels like. I just play cricket.”

De Villiers began his IPL career with Delhi Daredevils in the inaugural season in 2008 and after three seasons, he went to RCB and never left.

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