Articles about AB de Villers
Abraham Benjamin de Villers is a former South African Batsman, who has several records, titles, and awards under his belt. As of 2021, he holds the record for scoring the fastest 50 (16 balls), 100 (31 balls), and 150 ( 64 balls) by any batsman in One Day International (ODI) cricket. He also holds the record for having a batting average above 50 in all forms of cricket. He began his career as a wicket-keeper and batsman. He made his international Test debut in 2004 against England. Between 2004 and 2018, he played 114 Test matches with a batting average of 50.66. He made his One Day International debut in February 2005 against England. Between 2005 and 2018, he played 228 ODI matches with a batting average of 53.50. He made his T20 International debut in February 2006 against Australia. Between 2006 and 2017, he played 78 T20 International matches with a batting average of 26.13. In 2008, he became the first South African player to score a double century against India. In 2011, he became the captain of the South African team for limited overs. During the 2011 World Cup, he became the first South African batsman to score two centuries in a single World Cup tournament. He was also the captain of the South African cricket team for the 2015 World Cup and the side went on to make the semi-finals under him. He has been named the ICC Player of the Year thrice. He has been associated with Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. He has been associated with Titans, Africa XI, South Africa, Barbados Tridents, and South African Invitation XI in domestic cricket. He announced his retirement in 2018 from all forms of cricket.
19 Nov 2021Sports
Former South African legend AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket with immediate effect.
27 Apr 2021Sports
The Royal Challengers Bangalore have reclaimed their position at the top of the table in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season.
19 Apr 2021Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers is eyeing an international comeback once again.
09 Apr 2021Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore are all set to face Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 opener tonight in Chennai.
27 Mar 2021Sports
The 14th edition of Indian Premier League is set to begin on April 9.
24 Feb 2021Sports
On this day in 2010, former batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar smashed the first ever double-century in ODI cricket.
17 Feb 2021Sports
South African maestro AB de Villiers turned 37 on Wednesday.
08 Dec 2020Sports
The Indian cricket team failed to chase down a steep 187-run target against Australia in the third and final T20I.
25 Nov 2020Sports
South Africa and England are all set to feature in a three-match T20I series, starting on Friday.
06 Nov 2020Sports
Sunrisers Hyderabad beat Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL Eliminator on Friday.
05 Nov 2020Sports
Sunrisers Hyderabad and Royal Challengers Bangalore take on each other in the IPL Eliminator on Friday.
27 Oct 2020Sports
South African superstar AB de Villiers will not participate in the upcoming Big Bash League as his wife is expecting birth of their third child.
25 Oct 2020Sports
A terrific knock by youngster Ruturaj Gaikwad guided Chennai Super Kings to an eight-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore in game number 44 of the IPL 2020.
24 Oct 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore will take on the dejected Chennai Super Kings in the afternoon game of double-header Sunday.
11 Oct 2020Auto
In a thumping achievement for Maruti Suzuki, the carmaker has sold more than 5.5 lakh units of its Vitara Brezza sub-compact SUV in India since its launch in March 2016.
28 Sep 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated defending champions Mumbai Indians in the tenth game of 2020 IPL.
28 Sep 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore are all set to lock horns with Mumbai Indians in the tenth fixture of 2020 IPL.
27 Sep 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore will lock horns with Mumbai Indians in the tenth match of 2020 IPL at Dubai.
23 Sep 2020Sports
Kings XI Punjab are all set to lock horns with Royal Challengers Bangalore in the sixth fixture of IPL 2020 in Dubai.
05 Sep 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) endured a poor campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 season.
31 Aug 2020Sports
South African star AB de Villiers returned to training after a five-month hiatus ahead of the impending Indian Premier League season in UAE.
19 Jul 2020Sports
South African superstar AB de Villiers made a blistering return to professional cricket in the recently concluded 3TC Solidarity Cup.
23 May 2020Sports
England's wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler feels the Indian Premier League (IPL) has helped English cricket grow over the years.
12 May 2020Sports
South African legend AB de Villiers hailed Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their batting style.
03 Apr 2020Sports
Indian skipper Virat Kohli termed MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers as his best batting partners.
12 Mar 2020Sports
Royal Challengers Bangalore continue to escalate their fan base despite facing a slump in the last three IPL editions.
20 Feb 2020Technology
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