Former South African great and Royal Challengers Bangalore Hall of Famer AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will return to the franchise for next year’s Indian Premier League season.
De Villiers, who retired from all forms of cricket a few months back, did not participate in IPL 2022, in which RCB will play their eliminator match on Wednesday. He said that he is yet to know in what form he will return.
“I will definitely be back in the IPL next year. I would love to return to my second home,” de Villiers told VUSport.
De Villiers said, “I will be returning to RCB next year, I am missing it, don’t know in what form I will return, but I would like to visit my second home, Chinnaswamy Stadium. I am looking forward to it.
A few days ago Chris of West Indies He was inducted into the RCB Hall of Fame along with Gayle.
Considered one of the greatest white-ball cricketers of all time with 9,577 runs in 228 One Day Internationals, de Villiers became the first South African batsman to score a double century in Tests in April 2008, scoring 217 against India.
De Villiers, one of the most explosive batsmen in ODIs, has scored both the fastest fifty and the fastest century by a batsman in 16 balls and 31 balls respectively in January 2018.
He joined Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first season in 2008 and ranks sixth in the list of highest run-scorers in the IPL, with 5,162 runs in 170 innings at an average of 38.70 and a strike rate of 151.68.
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