Virat Kohli's I Love You tweet on the retirement of AB de Villiers, wrote an emotional post

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South African great AB de Villiers has retired from all forms of cricket. This decision of his means that now he will not play in IPL also. De Villiers, popularly known as 'Mr 360 Degree' of cricket, has already retired from international cricket. Royal Challengers Bangalore teammate and former captain Virat Kohli has been heartbroken in the IPL after his retirement. After de Villiers' retirement, Kohli has written an emotional post. Kohli and de Villiers have been playing for IPL franchise ACB for a long time and hence Kohli looks very emotional after de Villiers' retirement.


Kohli tweeted after the retirement of his special friend de Villiers, writing, 'This is heartbreaking news for me. But I know you have made the best decision as always for yourself and your family. I will always love you.' In his second tweet, he said, 'Best player of our times and most inspirational person I have met. You should be really proud of what you have done for cricket and RCB my brother. Our relationship is beyond sports and will always remain so.

De Villiers performance in IPL

The mega auction is to be held before IPL 2022 and in such a situation it is a big setback for RCB. Before his retirement, it was expected that the franchise would retain him. De Villiers scored 5162 runs in 184 matches at an average of 39.71 in IPL. During this, his strike rate was more than 151 and his bat scored 3 centuries and 40 half-centuries.