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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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ICC Champions Trophy: Top 5 run getters of 2017 from the participating nations
ICC Champions Trophy: Top 5 run getters of 2017 from the participating nations
A look at the best batsmen of 2017 in ODIs in terms of runs scored.
England vs South Africa 2017: 3rd ODI, 5 talking points
England vs South Africa 2017: 3rd ODI, 5 talking points
South Africa trounced England by seven wickets in the final match of the series at Lord's.
Stats: Hashim Amla becomes fastest player to 7,000 ODI runs
Stats: Hashim Amla becomes fastest player to 7,000 ODI runs
Indian captain Virat Kohli no longer holds the record as the South African batsman got to the milestone during the third ENG-SA ODI.
SK Flashback: Sunrisers Hyderabad stun Royal Challengers Bangalore to seal maiden IPL title
SK Flashback: Sunrisers Hyderabad stun Royal Challengers Bangalore to seal maiden IPL title
Reliving the riveting 2016 IPL final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Michael Vaughan selects Virat Kohli in his dream team
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Michael Vaughan selects Virat Kohli in his dream team
Former England skipper assembles the best players featuring in the 2017 Champions Trophy.
England vs South Africa 2017: 2nd ODI, 5 talking points
England vs South Africa 2017: 2nd ODI, 5 talking points
A humdinger at the Ageas Bowl saw England edge South Africa by 2 runs courtesy a superb final over from Mark Wood.
ICC Champions Trophy: 5 survivors from 2006 who continue to play on
ICC Champions Trophy: 5 survivors from 2006 who continue to play on
These cricketers have been around for a long time.
Latest ICC ODI Rankings: Bangladesh reach their highest ever position at number six
Latest ICC ODI Rankings: Bangladesh reach their highest ever position at number six
India retain 3rd spot while Sri Lanka fall to 7th on decimal points.
5 disappointments from the IPL this season
5 disappointments from the IPL this season
Heres a list of five players who disappointed us in IPL 10.
5 players who might be playing their last ICC Champions Trophy
5 players who might be playing their last ICC Champions Trophy
Two Indian cricket legends feature on this list.
England vs South Africa 2017: 1st ODI, 5 Talking Points
England vs South Africa 2017: 1st ODI, 5 Talking Points
England cruised to an easy win over the Proteas in the first ODI at Leeds.
Fake tweets: Cricketers react to 2017 IPL
Fake tweets: Cricketers react to 2017 IPL
Please note that the tweets are fake and only meant to elicit a chuckle. Do not take the views seriously.
All-Time ODI XI: The men who matter
All-Time ODI XI: The men who matter
Assembling the greatest of those celebrated one-day giants.
5 best performers in Madhya Pradesh in this year’s IPL
5 best performers in Madhya Pradesh in this year’s IPL
De Villiers and Amla feature in the list of five impressive performances that wowed the crowd at Madhya Pradesh.
Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait pick their all-time IPL XI
Brad Hogg and Shaun Tait pick their all-time IPL XI
As many as six players including de Villiers and Virat Kohli made it to the all-time IPL XI of both Hogg and Tait.
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