AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle were blessed with a baby boy on Thursday.
Ab de Villiers is not with the South Africa that is currently playing Bangladesh.
Vice-captain Hashim Amla, will assume the captaincy responsibilities for the series.
AB de Villiers said CSK are a strong side and it would be difficult to beat them.
Mandeep scored an unconquered 34-ball 54 to help his side beat Rajasthan Royals by 71 runs.
Experts say de Villiers’ devastating sweep shot off fast bowlers has changed the dynamics of cricket.
Interestingly, AB implements his innovations judiciously in the nets.
AB de Villiers scored the fastest ODI century off just 31 balls against West Indies on Sunday.
AB de Villiers hit 16 sixes, equaling the record for the most sixes in an ODI innings by Rohit Sharma during his 209 against Australia.
Having sat through almost 39 overs as South Africa piled on 247-runs for the opening wicket, De Villiers promoted himself up the order.
AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ODI hundred off 31 balls and set Twitter on fire. Here’s how they reacted after the feat:
SA were 421 all out with a 1st innings lead of 92 runs before WI finished Day 3 on 88/2, trailing by 4 runs.
Captain De Villiers was 136 not out at the end and still striking boundaries despite struggling with cramp.
Cricket South Africa’s board meets in Johannesburg on Tuesday to make what is seen as a crucial decision.
The elegant former India batsman said de Villiers have the perfect blend of orthodoxy and innovation.
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