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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: Virat Kohli reveals why he mutes the television and is in touch with ABD

May 11, 2022 2:58 pm

IPL 2022: Virat Kohli is hopeful that his friend and South African superstar AB de Villiers will be back at the RCB in a new role next year.

IPL 2022: Would be very emotional thinking about AB de Villiers if we win IPL, says Virat Kohli

March 29, 2022 2:24 pm

Virat Kohli revealed that he had an inkling during the last IPL that de Villers was going to hang his boots.

'It's like ABD never left': Faf du Plessis pulls of an AB de Villiers in RCB colours

March 27, 2022 10:20 pm

Faf du Plessis, who got a life, made optimum use of it and was brutal on Odean Smith, whom he hammered for a boundary and two successive sixes.

Under-19 World Cup: While they learn to fly, fledglings fake it till they make it

February 04, 2022 10:59 am

South Africa's Dewald Brevis, who copies AB de Villiers, is the leading run-scorer in the U-19 world cup and Sri Lanka's Matheesha Pathirana has been turning heads with his uncanny resemblance to Lasith Malinga

I have a role to play in SA cricket and RCB: AB de Villiers

January 05, 2022 9:24 am

De Villiers had retired from all forms of game in November last year.

India tour of South Africa: As players, we have gotten used to bad news around us, says Elgar

December 21, 2021 6:16 pm

South African cricket has been going through administrative crisis over the last 24 months.

Tests, ODI or T20: Was there anything that Ab de Villiers could not do?

November 20, 2021 7:35 am

Here is his greatness through some of his most impactful knocks, where the AB-ness of AB shone fully — and also try to understand why he struck a chord with fans, at home as well as away.

Ab De Villiers: He was SpiderMan, no batsman has created the angles he has

November 20, 2021 7:35 am

Prasanna Agoram, South Africa's performance analyst who has also worked with several IPL teams, gives a peek into the uncomplicated mind of AB de Villiers

'Our bond is beyond the game and will always be': Virat Kohli wishes ABD on retirement

November 19, 2021 2:38 pm

AB de Villiers, who began his RCB career in 2011, enjoyed 10 seasons, being a crucial part of 5 Playoff runs in his time.

AB de Villiers still potent force in T20 cricket but he has his reasons of not making comeback: Boucher

May 19, 2021 4:48 pm

Mark Boucher gave reasons behind De Villiers' decision, saying that he doesn't want to snatch the place of a player who has been in the mix for a while


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.