AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers
#17
Club: Royal Challengers Bangalore
Position: Batsman, Wicketkeeper
Nationality: South African
Age: 17.02.1984 (37)
Batting style: Right-handed
Wife: Danielle de Villiers
Bowling style: Right-arm medium pace
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.82m)
Weight: 75 kg
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Team: South Africa 2004-2019
Team: South Africa 2005-2018
Team: South Africa 2006-2017
Team: RCB 2008-2020
Runs scored
8765
Batting average
50.66
Balls faced
16076
50s
46
100s
22
Runs scored
9577
Batting average
53.5
Balls faced
9473
50s
53
100s
25
Runs scored
1672
Batting average
26.12
Balls faced
1237
50s
10
100s
0
Runs scored
4849
Batting average
40.41
Balls faced
3192
50s
38
100s
3

Season Team League
2004-2019 South Africa TEST
2005-2018 South Africa ICC ODI Championship
2006-2017 South Africa T20I
2008-2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore Indian Premier League

AB de Villiers

Transfer career:

  • 2003/04 Northerns
  • 2004/05–2017/18 Titans
  • 2008–2010 Delhi Daredevils
  • 2011–present Royal Challengers Bangalore
  • 2016 Barbados Tridents
  • 2018 Tshwane Spartans
  • 2019 Rangpur Riders
  • 2019 Lahore Qalandars
  • 2019 Middlesex
  • 2019/20 Brisbane Heat

 

Biography:

AB de Villiers is a South African cricket player who is mainly known for 360-degree style play. Since his first debut in 2004, he has achieved great heights with amazing talent and an incredible variety of shots. ABD performs exceptionally well, whether it is batting, wicket-keeping, or fielding.

With great cricket skills, he has evolved the cricket field. He came into popularity in 2008, when he scored a double century against India, making him the first player from South Africa to do so. He scored 217 runs, which is the highest score in his career so far.

ABD holds several great records, such as Fastest ODI century (31 balls), Fastest 150 in ODI (64 balls), Fastest Fifty in ODI (16 balls), and Highest T20 partnership with Virat Kohli (229 runs.) Currently, he is playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.

Besides from cricket, he is also a great singer and guitarist. He also has an interest in Football and a great supporter of Manchester United. He got married in 2013 and now has one son named Abraham.