By Atiya Riffat
Quetta Gladiators have invited AB de Villiers to play in the next edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
De Villiers several times invited by the franchises to play in Pakistan Super League. He was also requested by Pakistani fans to join the league but he never appeared in PSL.
Gladiators wrote in a tweet, “Dear @ABdeVilliers17, we would love to have you in Pakistan Super League. February – March is the window. Please consider. Regards, Quetta Gladiators.”
Last year, It was wished by Salman Iqbal, the owner of Karachi Kings to bring de Villiers in his squad, but it was not happened according to his plan. He told media “Many people ask us why we couldn’t take AB de Villiers on board. It’s tough to involve those individuals who are not in the draft pool. We can only include what’s available,”
De Villiers has played several foreign leagues by representing major teams like Barbados Tridents, Delhi Daredevils, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Titans.
In the international arena, de Villiers has scored 8,765 runs in 114 Tests, 9,577 runs in 228 ODIs and 1,672 runs in 78 T20s.
But if IPL career of ab de villiers concerned, he has played 141 games and scored 3,953 runs at an average of 39.53. Having a astounding strike rate of 150.93, de Villiers has scored three hundreds and 28 fifties.
Cricket world has bid an emotional farewell to de Villiers De Villiers, who recently announced retirement from all international cricket.
After his retirement, there were several messages of praise for the versatile batsman by cricketers, analysts and fans.