South Africa: After speculations about AB De Villiers’ return to Worldwide cricket, Cricket South Africa (CSA) introduced that the batsman will not be a part of the South Africa squad within the upcoming T20 World Cup. De Villiers took retirement from worldwide cricket in 2018 and would not appear like getting again within the worldwide squad any time quickly.
“Discussions with AB de Villiers have concluded with the batsman deciding once and for all, that his retirement will remain final,” read a social media statement by CSA.
Rumour was doing rounds when De Villiers said that he was in talks with Mark Boucher, the selection committee chairman of CSA on his return into international cricket.
“I haven’t had a chat with Boucher yet. But we are lined up to have a chat somewhere during the IPL. But yes, we have been talking about it. He asked me last year if I would be interested. I said ‘absolutely’,” mentioned De Villiers a month in the past throughout a post-match presentation throughout IPL 2021.
De Villiers was additionally a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) within the IPL. He scored 207 runs in seven IPL matches this season at a mean of 51.75 which included two half-centuries. He took retirement from worldwide cricket in 2018.
The current type of the South African workforce hasn’t been actually good. They misplaced ODI and T20I sequence towards Pakistan.
SA T20I squad for West Indies: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock, Bjorn Fortuin, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Sisanda Magala, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Lizaad Williams, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius