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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.


Watch: AB de Villiers pulls off a stunning relay catch for Middlesex in T20 Blast opener

July 19, 2019 12:16 am

The 35-year-old provided a stunning relay catch for his Middlesex teammate George Scott to dismiss Essex's Dan Lawrence in the opening match of T20 Blast at Lord's.

You have chosen money over country: Shoaib Akhtar lashes out at AB De Villiers

June 08, 2019 9:05 pm

Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at South Africa's AB De Villiers for offering to come out of international retirement for this summer’s World Cup.

Will return from retirement to play 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni is still around: AB de Villiers

May 18, 2019 8:30 pm

Former South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers revealed that he might return to the international circuit to feature in the 2023 World Cup if MS Dhoni is still around.

AB de Villiers pulls out of Big Bash League

May 12, 2019 7:48 pm

South African legend AB de Villiers has decided to pull out of the next edition of Big Bash League (BBL) after initially committing to play during the final phase of the tournament.

De Villiers delivers: unbeaten 82 off 44 balls as RCB beat KXIP

April 25, 2019 10:27 am

De Villiers makes an unbeaten 82 off 44 balls as RCB beat KXIP to keep their playoff hopes alive.

IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB playing XI: AB de Villiers sits out, Dale Steyn returns after nine years for RCB

April 19, 2019 8:32 pm

AB de Villiers is sitting out due to illness but Dale Steyn will feature for RCB for the first time in nine years as they take on KKR at the Eden Gardens.

AB De Villiers suggests shorter innings break to avoid slow over-rate

April 19, 2019 7:49 pm

Three captains - Rohit Sharma (Mumbai Indians), Virat Kohli (Bangalore) and Ajinkya Rahane (Rajasthan Royals) - have been fined 1.2 million Indian rupees ($17,290) each for over rate offences and AB De Villiers said the fines made little impact.

IPL 2019, KKR vs RCB: Won't focus only on Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, says Harry Gurney

April 17, 2019 8:37 pm

Kolkata Knight Riders' pacer Harry Gurney said that while Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers are two of the best in the world, the rest of the Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen should not be underestimated.

IPL 2019: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, AB de Villiers dance together for an ad, watch video

April 15, 2019 5:46 pm

Despite a terrible start to the Indian Premier League 2019, Royal Challengers Bangalore players Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal and AB de Villiers looked in high spirits while shooting for an ad commercial.

IPL 2019: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma spend time with AB de Villiers and family ahead of RCB vs DC match

April 07, 2019 6:35 pm

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma were seen spending time with AB de Villiers and his wife and kids on the eve of Royal Challengers Bangalore's IPL match against Delhi Capitals


India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli shines, but hosts on top in Centurion

January 15, 2018 10:52 pm

India captain Virat Kohli blazed a magnificent century, but South Africa hold the upper hand as they reached 90 for two in their second innings day three of the second Test.

AB de Villiers creates history with 44-ball 149

January 30, 2015 4:04 pm

AB de Villiers broke Corey Anderson's record who achieved the feat in 36 balls against West Indies last year.