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AB de Villiers Biography & Latest News

AB de Villiers Biography

Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, more commonly known by his initials AB, is a South African cricketer and the captain of the South African One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 teams. He is also part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. De Villiers is a right-handed batsman, who in a very short space of time has accumulated many runs in Tests including 13 centuries and 29 fifties. He plays as an occasional wicketkeeper for the South African cricket team. AB de Villiers scored two successive centuries in the 2011 World Cup. In the fourth season of Indian Premier League, he switched from Delhi Daredevils to Royal Challengers Bangalore for US$1.1 million. He is commonly considered as one of the best fielders in present day international cricket. AB de Villiers blasted the seventh fastest century in ODI cricket, in 58 balls, when he slammed an unbeaten 102 off just 59 balls against India in Ahmedabad on February 2010. He reached the top of the Test Batting rankings in March 2012.

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