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RCB Fans Elated As AB de Villiers Checks In A Hotel In Bengaluru
By CricShots - Nov 3, 2022 4:08 pm
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Former South African skipper, AB de Villiers, who earned a huge fanbase in India while playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) announced on Twitter on November 3 (Thursday) that he has checked into the Bengaluru hotel where he used to stay with the IPL franchise during his Indian Premier League (IPL) playing days.

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AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers’ tweet has made fans curious about his return to the team again. He announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, including IPL, after the 2020 edition. However, he is likely to join the franchise in some capacity or the other.

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Before de Villiers’ arrival, RCB had informed fans that someone who said he will back in RCB had arrived in Bengaluru. AB De Villiers’ tweet came right after RCB’s update.

“Just checked in to the ITC Royal Gardenia for the first time in many years! So many great memories flowing back. Also been told this is my 25th time checking in here Tele is on and ready for the Pak/SA game. Go Proteas,” wrote de Villiers on his official Twitter account.

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“He once said he’ll be back in RCB. Surprise surprise! He’s home, he’s in Bengaluru today. Guess who?,” wrote RCB on their Twitter account.



It should be noted that IPL 2022 was the first time in several years that AB de Villiers did not play for the Red Army as he had announced his retirement last year. Over the past years, De Villiers remained a vital player for RCB and he was also included in RCB’s Hall of Fame earlier this year.