T20 Blast: AB de Villiers stars in Middlesex victory, Worcestershire & Somerset win

AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers retired from international cricket in 2018 but is a regular in T20 leagues around the world

AB de Villiers produced a batting masterclass to guide Middlesex to a seven-wicket win over Essex at Lord’s on the opening night of the T20 Blast.

The South African, making his first appearance in English domestic cricket, scored 88 not out off 43 balls.

Elsewhere, England World Cup winner Moeen Ali took 4-18 as holders Worcestershire beat Notts Outlaws.