Gautam Gambhir has mentioned that AB de Villiers is not the longer term for Royal Challengers Bangalore whilst Glenn Maxwell will play for plenty of extra years.
AB de Villiers retired from world cricket in 2019. (Courtesy of BCCI)
- De Villiers scored 313 runs this season and may no longer strike shape within the UAE
- De Villiers retired from world cricket in 2019
- Maxwell was once RCB’s best possible scorer this season with 513 runs
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would possibly make a selection to not retain AB de Villiers subsequent season if it method retaining Glenn Maxwell, former batsman Gautam Gambhir has mentioned. Gambhir mentioned that Maxwell, who was once RCB’s best run scorer this season, represents the longer term whilst the 37-year-old De Villiers does no longer.
“Sure, as a result of I believe they’ll retain Glenn Maxwell since he’s the longer term, and AB de Villiers isn’t,” mentioned Gambhir when requested if he feels RCB would possibly make a selection to not retain De Villiers this season.
De Villiers, the previous South African captain, joined RCB in 2011 and has been an integral a part of the squad ever since. He has scored 5162 runs within the IPL and maintained a strike charge of 151.68 in 184 fits. Whilst he scored 313 runs this season, maximum of his runs got here within the first leg and he has controlled a best possible ranking of 26 within the UAE. That still marked one in every of two events the place De Villiers controlled to move previous 20 within the UAE.
De Villiers retired from world cricket in 2019 and has seldom performed in T20 tournaments excluding the IPL ever since.
Gambhir additionally mentioned that RCB would need to retain Maxwell alongwith Virat Kohli and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal. Kohli stepped down as captain of the franchise this season, having taken over the reins in 2013 from Daniel Vettori.
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