AB de Villiers Joins Pakistan Super League for 2019 Season

AB de Villiers (IMAGE: Reuters)

Former South African captain AB de Villiers is ready to make his first look within the Pakistan Tremendous League. The 34-year-old made the announcement on social media with a clip stating that he’s trying ahead to the event subsequent 12 months, which will likely be in its fourth version in 2019.

“Pakistan Tremendous League has grown into one of many high T20 tournaments on the earth and I’ve actually loved watching PSL matches in recent times,” mentioned de Villiers within the video message. “PSL is a league that has given Pakistan a lot to cheer about and I look ahead to being on the sphere as soon as once more.”

Ehsan Mani, Chairman PCB, welcomed AB de Villiers to PSL. “We’re delighted with the signing of de Villiers for Pakistan Tremendous League,” mentioned Mani. “He’s a modern-day nice and he’ll add immense worth to the event. His involvement in PSL can even present nice studying alternatives for our kids.”

De Villiers introduced his retirement from worldwide cricket after the top of the 11th version of the Indian Premier League earlier this 12 months. Having appeared in over 400 matches throughout codecs for the Proteas, the previous South African skipper has scored over 20000 worldwide runs, with 50-plus averages in Checks in ODIs and averaging 26.12 in T20Is.

Alongside together with his expertise as a premier batsman at worldwide degree, De Villiers brings 11 years of IPL expertise – a contest the place he averages 39.53 at an exceptional strike charge of 150.94. He additionally was a part of the Barbados Tridents throughout the 2016 season of the Caribbean Premier League.

First Revealed: September 7, 2018, 4:06 PM IST


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