The record books say that you have the fastest ODI 50, 100 and 150. I can't help but think that it's a lot like your career; it went by so fast.
I still can't believe that you are going, it's hard to see you go without winning an international tournament.
People will argue all night about that semi-final in 2015, about how South Africa should have done some things differently, but all I can remember is you taking off your cap, shaking hands with grace even though you couldn't see anything through your eyes because they were blinded by your tears and shattered hope.
I still believe that it's too early for you to go but I understand what you mean when you want to go in your prime, as an ODI number two, you were always about the grace.
Now that you quit cricket, maybe you'll choose some other sport, maybe come up with another album.
It feels like yesterday when you were on your debut, and soon you were all around, you were 360. The batting, the wicket keeping, the superb catches, sometimes behind the stumps, sometimes on the boundary, and at odd times, even with the bowling.
Truth be told, you were 360 before the world even saw you, with all of the sports, the academics, the music and all of your grace.
Someone who wanted to see you hold an ICC trophy.
Writhe by Pranav (@pate_pranav) | Withered Weedy Writers.
Introducing [Writhe], a series of 'not-so-short' heart warming and heart wrenching write-ups, letters and rants, because sometimes, it takes a few extra syllables to express the ‘untold’.
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