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AB de Villiers Quits Cricket and Fans Want Him to Come Back

South African cricketer AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from cricket with an immediate effect leaving his fans sad over his sudden departure. 34 years old AB de Villiers entertained the fans for one and half decade. He is among those rare sportsmen who gathered immense love and praise at a global level from the cricket followers due to his brilliant performance in the field.

De Villiers Quits Cricket

De Villiers who announced his retirement by narrating the reasons that he had ‘run out of gas’ and he was ‘tired’ now,  was much popular in the cricket world. He reportedly said in a video message, “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.”

Reaction Over AB de Villiers Retirement

The South African cricketer was much popular among the cricket fans from all over the world. His seemingly untimely departure from the sports world has indeed left a vacuum. The fact of his popularity is evident from the way celebrities and fans reacted to the de Villiers retirement.

Here is what Twitterati had to say about the retirement of de Villiers.

The cricketer who lived in the hearts of fans.

Sad Indians on Departure for AB de Villiers

Interestingly, more Indians were sad on the retirement of de Villiers, than South Africans. And, this Kuch Kuch Hota Hai song said it all.

Here is another Bollywood tribute to de Villiers.

It seems that after Sachin Indians admire de Villiers the most.

Rahul Dravid opined that it was good for de Villiers to make this decision.

Those Who Ask Him for Come Back

Fans who want AB de Villiers to be back in action are asking him to follow footsteps of Shahid Afridi, Pakistani cricketer famous for withdrawing his decisions about retirement.

This guy beautifully pulled of infamous dialogue from Race 3 trailer.

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