BBL: AB de Villiers to play in Big Bash League, signed with Brisbane Heat
Former South African veteran cricketer AB de Villiers will now be seen playing in another major T20 league. De Villiers has signed for Brisbane Heat in Big Bash League, he will be seen playing in the second half of the tournament. De Villiers will replace former New Zealand captain Brendon McCallum , who announced his retirement this year.
On Tuesday, it was informed by the Brisbane Heat that De Villiers will be seen playing for his team in the Big Bash League. De Villiers has also made a big statement after joining the team. He has said that this team has always been my favorite and he also likes the style of playing.
'I want to say that Brisbane Heat has always been ready to adopt me. They play cricket like I want to play. They play aggressive cricket. While Gaba is a very lovely cricket ground. The wicket here is superb and here is always a match of high quality.
Along with this, he has stated that the main reason for joining BBL is that Brisbane Heat head coach Darren Lehman has played a key role in joining him in this team. He said, 'I was in touch with Darren via email, and that's the biggest reason I came here. He is a great person and I am sure that we will be able to understand each other better during the tournament.