AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers is a former South African cricketer. Known as the greatest batsman of all time, he played for the South African national team. He was born on February 17, 1984, in Bela Bela, South Africa. AB holds many records such as the world's fastest One Day International (ODI) 50, 100 and 150. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.

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#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

29 May 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: David Warner leads SRH to maiden IPL title

On this day in 2016, Sunrisers Hyderabad clinched their maiden Indian Premier League title.

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

20 May 2020

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Records that can be broken

T20 cricket has seen several highs and lows ever since the inaugural World T20 edition, wherein India clinched the title.

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

12 May 2020

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

South African legend AB de Villiers hailed Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their batting style.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

05 May 2020

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

England cricket team all-rounder Ben Stokes will run his maiden half marathon on Tuesday to raise funds for a charity and hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

04 May 2020

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

In a recent conversation with ESPN, the former Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif asserted he has regrets about how his career took a massive turn.

Smith terms comments surrounding ABD as fake

29 Apr 2020

Smith terms comments surrounding ABD as fake

Former opener Graeme Smith, who was named South Africa's Director of Cricket a few days earlier, has termed comments surrounding AB de Villiers as fake.

IPL: All-time XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore

27 Apr 2020

IPL: All-time XI of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Despite never lifting the IPL title, Royal Challengers Bangalore have enjoyed the love of fans throughout the twelve seasons.

I will never leave RCB: Virat Kohli

25 Apr 2020

I will never leave RCB: Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed that he will continue to represent his IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore as long as he plays.

#ThisDayThatYear: Chris Gayle smashes 175* for RCB in IPL

23 Apr 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Chris Gayle smashes 175* for RCB in IPL

Chris Gayle has been an entertainer and one of the greats in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of DC's performance

22 Apr 2020

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of DC's performance

Delhi Daredevils saw their name getting changed to Delhi Capitals in December 2018.

A look at IPL's greatest XI from 2008-2019

18 Apr 2020

A look at IPL's greatest XI from 2008-2019

The Indian Premier League (IPL) started on this day back in 2008 and went on to be celebrated like a festival.

Should the T20 WC be postponed? Here's what experts feel

17 Apr 2020

Should the T20 WC be postponed? Here's what experts feel

All sporting activities including cricket have either been canceled or postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of RCB's performance

15 Apr 2020

Indian Premier League: Complete statistical analysis of RCB's performance

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) haven't quite managed to get the consistency going in the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).

AB de Villiers uncertain about playing in T20 WC

13 Apr 2020

AB de Villiers uncertain about playing in T20 WC

South African batsman AB de Villiers opened up on his prospect of playing the T20 World Cup later this year.

Here are the little known facts about IPL

12 Apr 2020

Here are the little known facts about IPL

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season faces uncertainty amid the the coronavirus pandemic.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why RCB could win the next IPL season

11 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Reasons why RCB could win the next IPL season

Every Indian Premier League season is a chance for franchises to lay hands on the prestigious silverware.

In a chat with Pietersen, Kohli talks about Dhoni, ABD

03 Apr 2020

In a chat with Pietersen, Kohli talks about Dhoni, ABD

Indian skipper Virat Kohli termed MS Dhoni and AB de Villiers as his best batting partners.

A look at top five innings in IPL history

28 Mar 2020

A look at top five innings in IPL history

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 had earlier got postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Players we may not see if IPL gets suspended

20 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Players we may not see if IPL gets suspended

Every year, the Indian Premier League brings forth a scintillating opportunity for the players to stand out amid the extravaganza.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sports leagues which faced the wrath of COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has jolted the entire sports fraternity like never before.

IPL 2020: Famous victories of Royal Challengers Bangalore

12 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Famous victories of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore continue to escalate their fan base despite facing a slump in the last three IPL editions.

IPL 2020: Top four chases by Chennai Super Kings

09 Mar 2020

IPL 2020: Top four chases by Chennai Super Kings

The upcoming IPL edition is all set to commence with Chennai Super Kings taking on the defending champions Mumbai Indians on March 29.

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

04 Mar 2020

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

The Proteas head coach Mark Boucher has time and again talked about the possibility of AB de Villiers scripting a comeback, ever since he has taken over the post.

NZ vs IND: Boult batted like ABD, says Finn

23 Feb 2020

NZ vs IND: Boult batted like ABD, says Finn

New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult grabbed eyeballs after scoring a quickfire 38 off 24 deliveries on day 3 of the first Test against India in Wellington.

Will AB de Villiers play World T20? Boucher drops hint

17 Feb 2020

Will AB de Villiers play World T20? Boucher drops hint

South African coach Mark Boucher stated that AB de Villiers is in contention for a spot to participate in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 if he remains available for selection.

Royal Challengers Bangalore launch new logo ahead of IPL 2020

14 Feb 2020

Royal Challengers Bangalore launch new logo ahead of IPL 2020

Indian Premier League (IPL) side Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have given themselves a new look by launching a new team logo.

How Kohli and AB de Villiers revived KL Rahul's journey?

12 Feb 2020

How Kohli and AB de Villiers revived KL Rahul's journey?

The Indian cricket team suffered its worst series defeat in 31 years after New Zealand defeated India in the third ODI at Mount Maunganui.

5th T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

02 Feb 2020

5th T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

The Indian cricket team beat New Zealand in the fifth T20I on Sunday.

New Zealand-India 5th T20I: Records that can be scripted

01 Feb 2020

New Zealand-India 5th T20I: Records that can be scripted

India and New Zealand gear up for the fifth T20I to be held at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Sunday.

4th T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

31 Jan 2020

4th T20I, India beat New Zealand: List of records broken

The fourth T20I between New Zealand and India went into a Super Over.

Possible XI of IPL All-Star South-West team

29 Jan 2020

Possible XI of IPL All-Star South-West team

The lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) this season is throwing a surprise by organizing an All-Star game.

3rd ODI, India vs Australia: Preview, Dream11 and stats

18 Jan 2020

3rd ODI, India vs Australia: Preview, Dream11 and stats

India and Australia gear up for the third and final ODI to be held in Bengaluru on Sunday.

Is AB de Villiers looking to play ODIs again?

17 Jan 2020

Is AB de Villiers looking to play ODIs again?

South Africa's swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers announced his retirement in 2018.

AB de Villiers could return for the ICC World T20

14 Jan 2020

AB de Villiers could return for the ICC World T20

South Africa's dashing batsman AB de Villiers has said he would be interested in making an international comeback with an eye on the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

One Indian in Wisden's top five cricketers of the decade

26 Dec 2019

One Indian in Wisden's top five cricketers of the decade

Wisden announced its top five cricketers in the 2010s that included four males and a female player.

IPL 2020: Squad analysis of Royal Challengers Bangalore

24 Dec 2019

IPL 2020: Squad analysis of Royal Challengers Bangalore

Royal Challengers Bangalore added quality in the ranks during the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 auction last week.

Conversations have taken place: du Plessis on ABD's international return

17 Dec 2019

Conversations have taken place: du Plessis on ABD's international return

South African cricket team captain Faf du Plessis had revealed on Monday that talks are going on between the country's cricket board (CSA) and AB de Villiers regarding the latter's return to the team before the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year.

1st ODI, West Indies beat India: List of records broken

15 Dec 2019

1st ODI, West Indies beat India: List of records broken

West Indies stunned India in the first ODI on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Here're the records held by him

27 Nov 2019

Happy Birthday Suresh Raina: Here're the records held by him

Indian middle order batsman Suresh Raina celebrates his 33rd birthday on Wednesday.