AB de Villiers
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AB de Villiers
|Birthday||17 February 1984 (Friday)|
|Birth Place||Bela Bela , Waterberg , Limpopo|
|Age (in 2021)||37 years 3 months 1 days Old|
|Height||in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 10" ins
|Weight||in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 169.76 lbs
AB de Villiers was born on 17-02-1984 in Bela-Bela in the Province of Limpopo, South Africa. He’s a South African Cricket Player.
|Other Name:||Abraham Benjamin de Villiers|
AB de Villiers Biography, Relationship & Career
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is among the most advanced players and rose through the ranks to become one of the world’s greatest batsmen in all formats of the game. De Villiers is often termed as a 360-degree batsman because of his distinctive ability to hit the cricket ball in any portion of the floor and that too against any bowler. Indeed, his collection of innovative shots has become as his career has developed. He’s garnered a massive fan following in T20 cricket.
De Villiers started his Test career at the young age of 20 from the England cricket team in the year 2004. He had the experience of 16 first-class games until he made his introduction. He came in as an opener at the game and then turned into a middle-order batsman. That became the story of his illustrious career. De Villiers in his profession has batted in places from No.1 to No.8 and has performed well in almost all of the positions.
In 2015, he’s re-written the history books after scoring the fastest ODI century in only 31 balls against the West Indies at Johannesburg. He led his side to the 2015 World Cup but his group was bowed out of the championship in the semis along with his dream of winning the World Cup because of his group got shattered. He gave off captaincy to focus more on his batting. He had been accused of not playing cricket to garner lucrative deals at different T-20 leagues. But he left a test comeback against India in 2018 and revealed that he’s test cricket left in him. In IPL, he had been kept by RCB for a whopping 11 crores for the 2018 season. Besides batting, he’s also bailed out his team with some brilliant fielding through the years.
Aside from Cricket, he’s also a fine golfer, rugby player, and tennis player. Through time, AB de Villiers has unfolded among South Africa’s greats.
He’s married to Danielle de Villiers because of 2013.
Body Measurements of AB de Villiers
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Personal Info of AB de Villiers
|Address||Pretoria, South Africa|
|School||Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria|
|Hobbies||Playing Sports and Listening to Music|
|Net worth||$15 Million|
Favourite things of AB de Villiers
|Favorite sport||Tennis and Golf|
|Favorite food||Pasta and Seafood|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About AB de Villiers
- He served as a captain of the South Africa Junior Rugby side.
- He was U-19 badminton champion also.
- He held six documents in swimming at college level.
- He believes South African cricketer Jhonty Rhodes as his role model.
- He's been associated with plenty of charity functions as well.