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I Would Love To Represent Royal Challengers Bangalore For Rest Of My Life: AB de Villiers

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Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers is one of the most loved overseas cricketers in India. He has received immense love from the Indian fans and famously in 2015 during an ODI game, the fans had cheered for him even though he was smashing the Indian bowlers brutally.

Meanwhile, de Villiers’ first introduction to IPL was with Delhi Daredevils (now known as Delhi Capitals). However, he rose to prominence when he joined Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011. Since then, AB de Villiers didn’t have to look back as he continued to produce stellar performances for his franchise.

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It was in the Royal Challengers camp, where he developed a keen friendship with India skipper Virat Kohli. Notably, they recently joined hands to aid the affected due to the coronavirus pandemic in India and South Africa. The swashbuckling opener has always admitted his love for Royal Challengers Bangalore and recently revealed that he wants to play for them until he calls time on his career.

“Obviously, playing for Bangalore for the first three-four years, going into your fifth year, I realised I would love to play here for the rest of my life,” he said during an Instagram chat with cricketer-turned-commentator Pommie Mbangwa. 

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Meanwhile, AB de Villiers has scored 3724 runs in 126 matches for them. Despite being with RCB for nine years now, De Villiers is yet to lead them. He along with skipper Virat Kohli will be keen to win a title for the fans who have rallied behind the time even in failures.

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