Cape Town - AB de Villiers took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that not only would be once again play for South Africa in all three formats of cricket, but that he was stepping down as the Proteas ODI captain.
Reactions to his decision on Twitter however, were mixed.
Here are a few examples.
@ABdeVilliers17 good news for cricket fan's, but SA should have to find one or two good All-rounder in their playing Xi .— Samir Jha???? (@samir26_01) August 23, 2017
Thrilled to hear that you are back AB! #Proteas need your experience badly! ????????— Fred Broom-Save ???? (@moorbderf) August 23, 2017
I still wanna see runs tho ?? #ProteaFire— Craig VaaX (@CraigBadBoyVaaX) August 23, 2017
I see a weak man. Prove me wrong AB.— Swing and seam (@SillyPointsView) August 23, 2017
Best news in the cricket front for a long time!!!— Jennifer (@sportsuzie1974) August 23, 2017
ODI captains with highest avg (Min 50 inngs):— Live Score & Records (@ICC_ODILive) August 23, 2017
63.95 AB de Villiers
53.93 MS Dhoni
46.68 E Morgan
45.75 M Clarke
45.37 A Mathews
Shot, AB.— Rob Houwing (@RobHouwing) August 23, 2017
Just imagine you had a life like AB de Villiers.— Kevin Van Greneun (@KevinCSA) August 23, 2017
Choosing when to go to work.
What time you come in.
When you get leave.
Lmao Indians Are Over The Moon Bout Ab De Villiers's Decision While Proteas Fans Are Pissed??— Realmaverick?? (@Snalo_MG) August 23, 2017
AB De Villiers available for all three formats is more important news than AB De Villiers steps down from captaincy...— (Cricket-ScoreS) (@ATvScore) August 23, 2017
Number 4 in test team is sorted then— Sandile Wela (@SandileWela) August 23, 2017