AB de Villiers Refuse to Play PSL 5
Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers has refused to participate in the next edition of PSL. The 35-year-old De Villiers initially made his appearance for the league.
According to a cricket website, he has apologized for attending the PSL this year to handle the ‘workload’ and to avoid injury. AB de Villiers scored 218 runs in the last PSL in an average of 54.50 in 7 matches for the Lahore Qalandars, they scored at a strike rate of 128.99 but the Lahore Qalandars were once again in the league.
AB de Villiers will now represent the Brisbane Hats in the Big Bash League and will be available for post-Christmas matches after which they will represent Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. AB de Villiers has scored 8186 runs at an average of 37.20, including 4 centuries and 57 half-centuries, in 295 Twenty20 matches. He has scored these runs at a strike rate of 149.