Ab De Villiers

AB de Villiers is considered as one of the best and most complete batsmen in cricketing world. He is known for his big hitting and firebrand of cricket and it is backed up by numbers and records which have gone his way. He has scored the fastest 50, 100 and 150 in ODI cricket, fastest Test century by a South African and fastest T20I fifty by a South African. In a bit over ten years of cricket, De Villiers amassed over 8,000 runs in both Tests and ODI cricket with an average of over 50 in both formats. To add to his brand of cricket, he has created and displayed numerous stylish shots to keep the bowlers guessing. He took over as captain of the ODI team in 2011 and Test team in 2016.
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Faf du Plessis appointed South Africa captain in all formats

Calls for Faf du Plessis to be appointed as captain of the ODI side grew following South Africa’s yet another horror show in an ICC event – at the Champions Trophy.

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I will be available for selection in all three formats during the coming season, says AB de Villiers

While AB de Villiers hasn’t played a Test since the beginning of the year, he will return for the series against India towards the end of this year.

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AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa ODI captain

AB de Villiers has stepped down as the skipper of the ODI team but will be available for selection across all formats of the game. In a video posted on his official Twitter account, de Villiers said,” “Over the past year or so, I have tried to manage many commitments. I have felt mentally and physically tired.”

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Herschelle Gibbs slams AB de Villiers, says no player is bigger than the game

Herschelle Gibbs has criticized AB de Villiers for picking and choosing when to play Test cricket. In a post on social media (Twitter), Gibbs replied to Du Plessis’ comments in an article and said, “no captain should put a player on a pedestal”.

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AB de Villiers still has a lot of cricket left in him, says Lance Klusner

Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusner while talking to Cricbuzz has said that AB de Villiers has still got a lot to offer to his team and no one can certainly write him off.

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Need to move past hope of AB de Villiers coming back, says Faf du Plessis

AB de Villiers had initially missed the series against New Zealand, Australia and Sri Lanka due to an operation but since then has said he is taking a sabbatical from Test cricket while maintaining focus on the shorter version of the game.

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South Africa should get AB de Villiers back for India, Australia Tests: Shaun Pollock

AB de Villiers has not played a Test match since January last year when South Africa hosted England. And his future in the longest format continues to remain under cloud even though he has played the shorter versions of the game since.

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Barry Richards calls on AB De Villiers to quit captaincy

South Africa great Barry Richards believes AB de Villiers should give up the Proteas one-day captaincy if he decides to prolong his international career.

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AB de Villiers to decide future after CSA meeting

After a disappointing campaign in the Champions Trophy and losing the three-match T20I series against England, De Villiers said that he and Cricket South Africa are going to “make a final decision about what happens for the next few years.”

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New-look South Africa face stiff England test in three-T20I series

England will be playing with a balanced squad and the focus will be on the swashbuckling opening pair of Jason Roy and Alex Hales who pose a major threat in the shorter format of the game.

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli has found his best form in the tournament, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers feels that there are a few people who would love to be standing in Virat Kohli’s shoes this weekend, leading their national team into the final of Champions Trophy.

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India vs South Africa, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: It wasn’t a choke, insist AB de Villiers and Co

Though the choke wasn’t mentioned, an ashen-faced AB de Villiers was understandably asked to explain the umpteenth failure for South Africa in an ICC event. So were Faf du Plessis and coach Russell Domingo.

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India vs South Africa, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: South Africa collapse after steady start; restricted to 191

Both India and South Africa are hunting to make a place in the semi-finals of this Champions Trophy and the winner in this clash would march in the semi-final stage while the other will bow out of the tournament.

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India vs South Africa, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: When Virat Kohli empathised with AB de Villiers

On Sunday, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers will take a new step in their relationship. They’ll walk to the middle half-hour before the match for the first time as opposing captains in an international match and hope to knock each other’s team out.

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India vs South Africa Live Streaming ICC Champions Trophy 2017: When and where to watch the cricket match, live TV coverage, time in IST

India vs South Africa Live Streaming: The encounter between India and South Africa will take place on June 11. You can catch the live telecast of the match on the Starsports network and live streaming will be available on Hotstar.