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AB de Villiers turned 32 today and has earned praise over the years for his strokeplay and ability to take his respective side to victory.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: February 17, 2016 7:31:40 pm
AB de Villiers, de villiers, de villiers birthday, de villiers quotes, de villiers south africa, de villiers 32, south africa, south africa cricket, de villiers comments, cricket news, cricket AB de Villiers turned 32 on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters)

South Africa’s explosive batsman AB de Villiers turned 32 on Tuesday and has over the years awed the cricket enthusiasts and fellow cricketers alike.

He’s someone who can up the tempo with ease as is evident by his record of being the quickest to get fifty, hundred and 150 runs in ODI’s – all at the same time! And on the flip side, he showed he can bring the game to a standstill most recently in the fourth Test against India in Delhi.

READ: AB de Villiers’ feats

Here are a few things that his compatriots and teammates have said over the years:
“AB de Villiers is changing the rules of the game” – Rahul Dravid

“Someone I’ve always watched and looked up to. He’s an absolute class act and someone that I try to base my game on” – Glenn Maxwell

“AB de Villiers is a definition of a cricketing genius” – Michael Vaughan

“AB de Villiers is the best batsman in the world by far. He shows it again and again” – Virat Kohli

“De Villiers is the most complete player of the modern era” – VVS Laxman

“I have been saying for the past 30 years that Viv Richards has to be the batsman of all time but I am going to have reassess that because this guy is something extra ordinary” – Bob Willis

“AB de Villiers remind me of my younger days. What a player!” – Chris Gayle

“AB de Villiers is the most valuable cricketer on the planet” – Adam Gilchrist

“There are only two games in the year that I dread. The two games I played against this guy.” – Dale Steyn

“I demand a DNA test for AB de Villiers , this game is only for humans.” – Aakash Chopra

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