Ex Protea captain says he is looking forward to seeing young Protea batters compete in the SA20 league . De Villiers says he is looking forward to seeing Dewald Brewis play in the league .
New Delhi, India, December 7: AB de Villiers, a South African footballer, said he is looking forward to seeing young Protea batters compete in the SA20 league and is eager to see Dewald Brevis play in the league.In an exclusive interview with SA20, James said how the SA20 would change the way South African cricket will be played and how the youth would benefit from having such a league in the region's culture.I think the SA20 takes place at a time when South African cricket has thrived, and we've all seen the incredible things that these leagues have done to cricket in particular countries, allowing our youth to have space and the confidence to compete at the highest level against the best players in the world.It's wonderful to see the Indian people involved, the employees, and some of the larger companies.On my list, I think of Dewald Brewis, the absolute first name on the list.Ex Protea captain says he's looking forward to see him play and a few other youngsters who have excelled tremendously.AB de Villiers, a legend of Proteas, shared his IPL experience and how welcoming India was as a nation.So, my IPL journey began in 2008, and my first IPL here in 2008 was obviously a big moment for me and a lot of other players. It tells a tale about India as a nation, I think they have been very welcoming to foreigners and they make you feel like you are one of them, said South African on his travels to India.De Villiers discusses who inspired him the most in his career over the years.Glenn McGrath and Virat Kohli were among the names on which I have a lot of fun.The people I have met over the years are the biggest things that stand out to me. After the game, I was sitting with him in the change room and having a beer with him, shared de Villiers.Graham Smith has been instrumental in bringing the SA20 to fruition, De Villiers said, Greg and I have come a long way together, bringing him to the top of SA cricket now, making a lot of good calls and generally changing situations.We have the SA20, and I don't think it would be possible if it weren't for him and his connections, knowledge, and experience.I think we all owe Graeme for bringing such a large tournament to SA, and I think we all will see SA cricket go from strength to strength.