AB de Villiers Profile

AB de Villiers
Full Name: Abraham Benjamin de Villiers
Birth date: February 17, 1984
Age: 37
Hometown: Pretoria
City: Pretoria
Birth Country: South Africa
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Bowler
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Abraham Benjamin de Villiers generally known as AB de Villiers is a South African player who plays for his side in all the 3 formats (ODI, Test and T20). A right-handed batsman also represents South Africa being a wicket-keeper. At presents, he is the best fielder in South African team. He is at the top position in ODI batting ranking list. 

He was also declared ICC Cricketer of the year and the best player in Test format in 2009.

AB made his ODI debut in 2005 against England. He has played nearly 140 games and has added more than 5000 runs in his score card with an average of 50 including 14 tons and 30 fifties.

AB was a member of South African squad for World Cup 2007 and he performed best with the bat and scored 4 fifties against India and Pakistan. He smashed his first ODI century in the same tournament in the Super Eight games when he played against West Indies and played a scintillating knock of 146 off just 130 deliveries including 5 high sixes and 12 boundaries and this figure was set as his top score in ODI format.

He also played in World Cup 2011. In the tournament, he smashed 2 consecutive tons and came at the second position to do the same in his side’s squad. He ranked 16th in the Cricket World to scored 2 tons in World Cup tournament. He was declared 3rd highest runs scoring personality in the same tournament and became the second player after Jacques Kallis to receive the highest number of awards in World Cup games. AB also played some well innings against Australia of 5 ODIs series in 2009 and was declared Man of the Series.

When it comes to his Test career, AB played his first Test game at the age of just 20 against England in 2004 but didn’t do well with the bat. He has given his contribution in nearly 90 games and has scored around 6300 runs with batting average of 50 which also includes some superlative innings of 16 tons and 32 half centuries. He played his first double century of 214 in 2004 against India and became the only player to do the same against India.

He gave his valuable contribution in 2008-09 against Australia and played a century outstandingly. South Africa won the first Test game and this victory was its first Test win in Australia for the past 15 years.

His best score in Test format is of 278(not out) that he scored against Pakistan in 2010-11.

Records by AB de Villiers
  1. In Top 10 For Most Centuries in ODI
  2. Highest Partnership in IPL History with Virat Kohli

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
3 - Punjab Kings30 Apr,2021 DT20
75 - Delhi Capitals27 Apr,2021 DT20
4 - Chennai Super Kings25 Apr,2021 DT20
- - Rajasthan Royals22 Apr,2021 DT20
76 - Kolkata Knight Riders18 Apr,2021 DT20
1 - Sun Risers14 Apr,2021 DT20
48 - Mumbai Indians09 Apr,2021 DT20
56 - Sun Risers06 Nov,2020 DT20
35 - Delhi Capitals02 Nov,2020 DT20
24 - Sun Risers31 Oct,2020 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 114876527850.662046
ODI 194830917653.952345
IT20 7616617926.79010

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 11434104252.00
ODI 19239208826.00
IT20 76000-

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

IPL 2021 Schedule Fixtures - Indian Premier League T20
IPL 2020 Schedule Fixtures - Dream11 Indian Premier League T20
Big Bash League 2019-2020 - BBL 9 - KFC BBL T20
IPL 2019 - Indian Premier League T20 Schedule
IPL 2018 - Indian Premier League T20
Team Squad
Kagiso Rabada Aiden Markram
Temba Bavuma Anrich Nortje
Quinton de Kock Keshav Maharaj
Rassie van der Dussen Sarel Erwee
Wiaan Mulder Dean Elgar

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