Quinton De Knock has said that AB De Villiers was all set for a comeback in International Cricket with the 2020 T20 World Cup which has been postponed for this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
South Africa’s Captain in the T20’s Quinton De knock has said that AB De Villiers would have retired from the international cricket with his last knock in the 2020 T20 World Cup which has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The World Cup was scheduled in Australia in October-November window. AB De Villiers retired in 2018 but speculations over his return is till on. “He was definitely in line. If fit, I would have loved to have AB De Villiers,” De Kock said on Star Sports. “I think any team would have loved to have AB De Villiers in their team. While we were pushing for him, now we will have to see when the T20 World Cup is going to happen now.”
During the Big Bash League in January AB De Villiers had himself confirmed that he was considering to make a comeback. “There’s a lot that needs to happen before that becomes reality, I would love to,” de Villiers had said after making his BBL debut for Brisbane Heat.
“I’ve been talking to Bouch, Graeme Smith and Faf back home. We are all keen to make it happen, it’s a long way away still and plenty can happen – there’s the IPL coming, I’ve still got to be in form at that time. I’m thinking of throwing my name in the hat and hoping everything will work out.”