IPL 2022 is going to start but one question is in mind of everyone Is AB de Villiers is going to play 15 the season of the Indian Premier League.
The 15th season of IPL is kicked off on 26 March where Chennai super Kings face Kolkata Knight Riders in Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.
This time there are few big changes are made in IPL, IPL is known as TATA IPL because they are the title sponsor of the league, and 10 teams are participating in this league.
Is AB de Villiers playing TATA IPL 2022?
This South African player is part of RCB in IPL but after playing IPL in 2021 he gives a statement where he clears that now he will take retirement from all formats of cricket.
He is one of the best and trusty players of RCB but in the 2022 Mega Auction, he is not part of the Auction and team.
For three years in 2008, 2009, and 2010 he is a player of the Delhi Daredevils franchise but in 2011 he became part of RCB and till retirement, he is an integral part of the franchisee.
In the last three years, his base price is ₹ 110,000,000 in 2019, 2020, and in 2021.
According to a report of Inside sports Villiers can join RCB in 2022 as a mentor, former captain Kohli requested this player to guide the team in this fresh season where Virat is not the captain of the team.
IPL Carrier and stats of AB de Villiers
Now after Virat Kohli Faf du Plessis is captain of RCB and now cricket fans want to see the luck of a new player because in many seasons this team manage to reach in playoffs round but unfortunately lost that match.
Right now he plays 184 matches and makes 5162 runs at an average of 39.7 with a strike rate of 151.68 with 3 hundred and 40 fifties.
If we talk about the stats of last season then he play 15 matches and make 313 runs with a strike rate of 148.34 including two half-centuries.
He debut in IPL on 2 May 2008 against the leadership of Dhoni team CSK and his last match was on 11 Oct 2021 against KKR.