AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return

AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return

Batsman De Villiers and fast bowler Steyn have both been out of Test action for more than a year.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
AB de Villiers ready for Test comeback with Zimbabwe warm-up

AB de Villiers ready for Test comeback with Zimbabwe warm-up

The 33-year-old is currently playing in the Ram Slam T20 and his form in the competition has made Zondi believe that he is ready for a comeback.

Nov 29, 2017, 16:49 PM IST
David Miller hits fastest T20 ton as South Africa rout Bangladesh

David Miller hits fastest T20 ton as South Africa rout Bangladesh

The previous fastest T20 international century was made off 45 balls by fellow South African Richard Levi against New Zealand in Hamilton in 2011/12.

Oct 29, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
Andile Phehlukwayo strikes key blow as South Africa beat Bangladesh in first T20I

Andile Phehlukwayo strikes key blow as South Africa beat Bangladesh in first T20I

The sides meet in the second and final Twenty20 international in Potchefstroom on Sunday with Bangladesh hoping to end a streak in which they lost two Tests and three one-day internationals before Thursday's match.

Oct 27, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I: Live Streaming, TV Listings, Likely XIs

South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I: Live Streaming, TV Listings, Likely XIs

South Africa will be without inspirational captain Faf du Plessis, who suffered a lower back disc injury in the final one-day international, which will keep him out of action for six weeks.

Oct 26, 2017, 21:33 PM IST
Faf du Plessis steers South Africa to series sweep against Bangladesh

Faf du Plessis steers South Africa to series sweep against Bangladesh

Du Plessis was the top scorer in South Africa's 369 for six, their highest one-day total against Bangladesh and the highest total at the ground. Bangladesh were bowled out for 169.

Oct 22, 2017, 21:59 PM IST
AB de Villiers returns to top of ODI rankings for batsmen

AB de Villiers returns to top of ODI rankings for batsmen

The South African climbed to the top of ODI rankings for batsmen 14th time in his career.

Oct 20, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
Felt like my first game again, says AB de Villiers post whirlwind 176

Felt like my first game again, says AB de Villiers post whirlwind 176

De Villiers already holds the records for the fastest 50, 100 and 150 in ODIs, and was on course to break Chris Gayle`s record of scoring the fastest ODI double-century, in just 138 balls.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Brilliant AB de Villiers blows away Bangladesh in 2nd ODI

Brilliant AB de Villiers blows away Bangladesh in 2nd ODI

South Africa posted an imposing 353 for six after being sent in to bat, while Bangladesh made a spirited start to their response before being bowled out for 249.

Oct 18, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Watch: AB de Villiers destroys Bangladesh with 104-ball 176

Watch: AB de Villiers destroys Bangladesh with 104-ball 176

South Africa set Bangladesh a 354-run target and level the series. Proteas have won the first ODI by 10 wickets last Sunday.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:04 PM IST
South Africa vs Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, AB de Villiers return for ODI series

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan, AB de Villiers return for ODI series

Also back in international action for South Africa is JP Duminy, who retired from Test cricket after a run of low scores, but who remains a highly effective one-day player.

Oct 14, 2017, 20:35 PM IST
Faf du Plessis to lead South Africa in all three formats

Faf du Plessis to lead South Africa in all three formats

De Villiers announced recently that he was stepping down from the ODI captaincy despite an earlier stated ambition to lead South Africa to the 2019 World Cup.

Sep 11, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
'I love every second of it', MS Dhoni's brilliant answer to AB de Villiers' question on how long he is going to play

'I love every second of it', MS Dhoni's brilliant answer to AB de Villiers' question on how long he is going to play

De Villiers opened about a conversation he had with Dhoni during the 2015 World Cup after India defeated South Africa by 130 runs in a group stage encounter betwen the two sides.

Sep 03, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Beware bowlers! AB de Villiers says he is ready to go again

Beware bowlers! AB de Villiers says he is ready to go again

The flambouyant batsman also said that he realised that cricket remains the most important part of his life.

Aug 29, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
ENG vs WI: Joe Root equals world record for 50-plus scores in 12 consecutive Test matches

ENG vs WI: Joe Root equals world record for 50-plus scores in 12 consecutive Test matches

Joe Root's run to record equalling feat started last October when England was touring Bangladesh. In the second Test match, played at Shere Bangla National Stadium, the 26-year-old had struck a 122-ball 56, in their first innings. He had next notched up a thrilling 124 runs against India at Rajkot. 

Aug 25, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
Watch: AB de Villiers gives emotional message on stepping down from ODI captaincy

Watch: AB de Villiers gives emotional message on stepping down from ODI captaincy

It has come as somewhat of a surprise move but De Villiers has said that he has informed his national cricket board about the crucial decision. 

Aug 23, 2017, 21:24 PM IST
Joe Root equals Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag to smash fifty-plus scores in 11 consecutive Tests

Joe Root equals Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag to smash fifty-plus scores in 11 consecutive Tests

Apart from it, his 189 ball-136 was his third consecutive Test ton in the first Test match in the series and fifth overall. With it, Root is also the first English captain since Graham Gooch to notch up a century at Edgbaston.

Aug 18, 2017, 11:34 AM IST
WATCH: When Alzarri Joseph rattled AB de Villiers with bouncer, only to get nasty reply

WATCH: When Alzarri Joseph rattled AB de Villiers with bouncer, only to get nasty reply

Joseph's bouncer rose sharply towards de Villiers, and hit on the grill of the helmet. Then the reaction came, a thumbs up from the South Africa, saying all is fine. But it was only the half message.

Aug 11, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
AB de Villiers wanted to retire from Tests, board persuaded him to continue: Jonty Rhodes

AB de Villiers wanted to retire from Tests, board persuaded him to continue: Jonty Rhodes

AB de Villiers' retirement from Test cricket has been one of the most talked about topics off late.

Aug 10, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
South Africa need AB de Villiers back in Test team: Shaun Pollock

South Africa need AB de Villiers back in Test team: Shaun Pollock

South Africa have not been good with the bat during the ongoing tour to England. 

Aug 07, 2017, 19:09 PM IST