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'AB DEBATE' | Should cricket's 'Mr 360' become a Protea once more?

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AB de Villiers celebrates his 31-ball hundred in 2015's Pink ODI. (Gallo Images)
AB de Villiers celebrates his 31-ball hundred in 2015's Pink ODI. (Gallo Images)

AB de Villiers' superb Indian Premier League (IPL) form has again raised questions whether the former Proteas skipper should be lured back to play for South Africa, ahead of this year's T20 World Cup in India.

South Africa are struggling and former teammates De Villiers and current Proteas head coach Mark Boucher have been sending flirtatious public messages about wanting the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) star to come out of international retirement.

Some have called out De Villiers for his "treacherous" retirement months before the 2019 Cricket World Cup in the UK, while others believe Cricket South Africa (CSA) should roll out the red carpet for its once-in-a-generation talent.

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