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Why ABD's Retirement Came At The Wrong Time

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Abraham Benjamin de Villiers' retirement announcement was a bolt from the blue for the world cricketing fraternity and has rightly sent social media into a pandemonium. Riding on the back of a stellar IPL season being the leading runscorer for Royal Challengers Bangalore, no one expected ABD to hang up his boots with the 2019 World cup exactly a year away.

His fans have been left gasping for breath following the announcement and numerous reasons reiterate that this may not have been the best time to call it a day on one of the most illustrious limited overs career of the 21st century.

Here are five reasons why this move seems too premature.

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