Middlesex sign AB de Villiers for the Blast. 27th February 2019


27th February 2019

South African batsman AB de Villiers will play for Middlesex in the forthcoming 2019 Vitality Blast competition.

De Villiers, will join the Middlesex squad at the start of the tournament and will be available in the first seven rounds of the blast, and if necessary, return for the latter stages of the competition.

The 35-yaer-old has participated in every IPL since its interception in 2008, scoring almost 4,000 runs at an average of just under 40.00. He has featured for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL and has proved to be a very successful member of the squad.

Since retiring from International cricket in 2018, AB has played in the Mzansi SA T20 League, the Bangladesh Premier League and the Pakistan Super League.

De Villiers is very keen to play in England for a county. “I have always wanted to play county cricket, and I am very much looking forward to joining Middlesex for the Vitality Blast. Playing at Lord’s is a wonderful privilege.

AB de Villiers
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