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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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How India fared in their previous tours of South Africa
How India fared in their previous tours of South Africa
A look at Indian cricket team's past tours to South Africa.
T20I XI of 2017
T20I XI of 2017
A team consisting of players with the best T20I numbers in 2017.
India vs South Africa 2018: 5 players who could decide the Test series
India vs South Africa 2018: 5 players who could decide the Test series
There are only a few weeks until the Indian side take on hosts South Africa.
Top 10 South African ODI openers of all time
Top 10 South African ODI openers of all time
The number one ODI team in the world, have always been underachievers in the ICC tournaments.
4 players which the Royal Challengers Bangalore could retain for IPL 2018
4 players which the Royal Challengers Bangalore could retain for IPL 2018
Let's have a look at 4 players RCB will most likely retain for the IPL 2018
AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return
AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return
De Villiers and fast bowler Steyn have both been out of Test action for more than a year.
Four instances when cricket matches in 2017 were delayed due to unusual circumstances
Four instances when cricket matches in 2017 were delayed due to unusual circumstances
The strangest interruptions the game of cricket has seen in 2017.
Most runs in ODIs since Sachin Tendulkar's retirement
Most runs in ODIs since Sachin Tendulkar's retirement
These players have churned out runs for fun over the last four years.
5 innovations in the game of cricket
5 innovations in the game of cricket
Innovations which the game of cricket has seen since its inception.
5 cricketers whose jerseys should be retired
5 cricketers whose jerseys should be retired
The BCCI has "unofficially" retired the Number 10, which has become synonymous with Sachin Tendulkar
Top 5 contenders for 50 international centuries after Kohli
Top 5 contenders for 50 international centuries after Kohli
Virat Kohli became the ninth cricketer to score 50 international hundreds recently. Let's see who else can reach the coveted landmark.
Ottis Gibson confirms all-South African coaching team
Ottis Gibson confirms all-South African coaching team
Gibson had already made it public that he will also take over the role of bowling coach.
Watch: AB de Villiers's 19-ball-50 helps Titans register first win in 2017 Ram Slam T20
Watch: AB de Villiers's 19-ball-50 helps Titans register first win in 2017 Ram Slam T20
De Villiers's 19-ball-50 saw him hit three fours and five sixes.
IPL 2018: 5 players that RCB must retain to win their first IPL title
IPL 2018: 5 players that RCB must retain to win their first IPL title
Here are five stars who should be retained by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2018 IPL season.
IPL 2018: 3 players that RCB should retain 
IPL 2018: 3 players that RCB should retain 
These players have proved their mettle for RCB and should be retained in the 2018 season
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