De Villiers has himself announced his plans to come out of retirement and join the Pakistan Super League.
Taking to Twitter, de Villiers has himself announce the news of his participation in the PSL.
The South African cricket icon had retired from international cricket earlier this year citing burnout.
He is likely to play for Lahore Qalandars, who will have first choice after finishing bottom of the league last time. Qalandars, who have finished bottom of the league in each of the previous three PSL seasons, are likely to make him their captain.
De Villiers is expected to play for the Titans in South Africa over the winter. He retired from international cricket holding the record for the fastest ODI fifty, hundred and 150.
The PSL 2019 will take place in February and March next year.