- Briefly.co.za reported that AB De Villiers allegedly offered to come out of retirement and made himself available for the World Cup squad
- Cricket South Africa reportedly rejected the offer and De Villiers subsequently shared an interesting social media post
- The post has gone viral and many South Africans expressed their frustration
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that South Africa’s best cricket batsman, AB De Villiers, offered to come out of retirement to aid the team at the world cup.
The report indicates that Cricket South Africa rejected his offer.
It is believed that the timing of De Villiers’ offer and the fact that he didn’t meet certain criteria presented a challenge to the management team.
With the team struggling after 3 consecutive defeats, De Villiers’ omission seems even more questionable.
The former Proteas skipper shared a tweet following the controversial report.
He called on South Africans to rather focus on supporting the team and expressed his view that the players could still turn things around.
The tweet has gone viral since being shared on Thursday as it attracted 25 000 likes and more than 1 000 comments.
Some gave De Villiers an icy reception based on his initial decision to retire from international cricket.
However, based on the responses, it was clear that Mzansi wishes for Mr 360 to board that plane to England and join the team.
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