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‘Shocked’: Sachin, Anushka React to AB De Villiers’ Retirement

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to AB de Villiers’ retirement from all forms of international cricket.

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South African batsman, AB de Villiers in action.
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South African talisman AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket on Wednesday, saying he was tired and wanted to step out while still at the top.

"After 114 test matches, 228 one day internationals and 78 T20 internationals it is time for others to take over. I've had my turn and to be honest I'm tired," he said in a video message on Twitter and in a statement.

This is a tough decision, I have thought long and hard about it and I’d like to retire while still playing decent cricket. After the fantastic (Test) series wins against India and Australia, now feels like the right time to step aside. It would not be right for me to pick and choose where, when and in what format I play for the Proteas. For me, in the green and gold, it must be everything or nothing.
AB de Villiers

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to this shocking news.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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