Breaking Update: AB De Villiers Wants To Come Back But SA Team Management Rejects Offer

The world cup is turning out to be a nightmare for the mighty South Africans as they lose three consecutive matches against England, Bangladesh, and India. However, the former Proteas batsman and also known as Mr. 360 wants to play for his team in the ongoing World Cup to save the sinking ship of South Africa. But it looks AB de Villiers’ offer was rejected by the team management.

Mr. 360’s request for a Return

AB de Villiers had expressed his desire to return to the international team to South Africa’s skipper Faf du Plessis and other important members of management. As for now, his home team has recorded a devastating start in the tournament. After losing their first two matches to England and Bangladesh, they went down by six wickets to Virat Kohli’s men in Southampton on Wednesday.


Unfortunately, the offer from the mighty South African batsman was turned down by the team management on the eve of their final squad announcement. Their thinking was that a recall would, among other things, be unfair to the squad that had been together for the past year since de Villiers announced his retirement.

2 major reason for the denial of the proposal

These are the two major reasons behind the team management and selectors’ decision. Firstly, de Villiers had retired in May 2018, exactly a year before the World Cup was scheduled. Secondly, he did not fulfill the selection criteria, which included playing South African domestic cricket or international cricket in the intervening months.

The situation has led many South African fans to demand an emergency recall for de Villiers, as they believe he is the person who could save their team from the worst disaster in the history of cricket. However, Seeing de Villiers’ current form in the IPL, the decision to refuse former South Africa captain’s proposal will raise many eyebrows.


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