AB de Villiers

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu bury RCB as CSK chase down 206 to win

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni, Ambati Rayudu bury RCB as CSK chase down 206 to win

MS Dhoni once again showed his masterclass finishing that was set up by an intimidating knock by Ambati Rayudu as CSK chased down a stiff 206-run target to bury RCB's hopes of a home win in Match 24 of IPL 2018 at Bengaluru's M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday.

Apr 26, 2018, 00:14 AM IST
IPL 2018: RCB hitman AB de Villiers smashes longest six of the season in 23-ball half-century

IPL 2018: RCB hitman AB de Villiers smashes longest six of the season in 23-ball half-century

When AB de Villiers is on song, it hardly matters who the bowler is. Such has been RCB hitman's form in IPL 2018, and on Wednesday it was the turn of CSK bowlers to experience that as De Villiers hit a 111-metre six, the longest of the season so far, en route a 23-ball half-century. 

Apr 25, 2018, 21:26 PM IST
IPL 2018: Watch out for these three as RCB, CSK lock horns

IPL 2018: Watch out for these three as RCB, CSK lock horns

In what's been touted as the battle between Virat Kohli's Challengers and MS Dhoni's Kings, RCB and CSK will lock horns in Match 24 of the Indian Premier League at Bangalore on Wednesday. 

Apr 25, 2018, 17:39 PM IST
IPL 2018: AB de Villiers's match-winning knock brings relief to Virat Kohli, RCB

IPL 2018: AB de Villiers's match-winning knock brings relief to Virat Kohli, RCB

 The RCB camp was a relieved place on Saturday night after an AB de Villiers masterclass led the team's course-correction with a six-wicket win against Delhi Daredevils, which brought their shaky Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign back on track.

Apr 22, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
IPL 2018 Points Table after Matchday 15: Punjab go top, Delhi remain bottom

IPL 2018 Points Table after Matchday 15: Punjab go top, Delhi remain bottom

RCB moved up two places to fifth in the 2018 IPL standings after beating Delhi by six wickets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Saturday.

Apr 22, 2018, 00:09 AM IST
IPL 2018: AB de Villiers masterclass for Bangalore blows Delhi away

IPL 2018: AB de Villiers masterclass for Bangalore blows Delhi away

AB de Villiers was due a big innings ahead of the RCB-DD encounter and he lived up to expectations by scoring 90* off 39 balls and leading Bangalore to their second win in five matches in IPL 2018 on Saturday. Rishabh Pant's brilliant effort for Delhi (85 off 48 balls) went in vain. 

Apr 21, 2018, 23:33 PM IST
IPL 2018 RCB v DD: Three players to watch out for

IPL 2018 RCB v DD: Three players to watch out for

The following players can impact the RCB-DD encounter in a big way on Saturday.

Apr 21, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test: Cameron Bancroft faces ball-tampering allegations as South Africa stretch lead against Australia

South Africa vs Australia, 3rd Test: Cameron Bancroft faces ball-tampering allegations as South Africa stretch lead against Australia

Australian opening batsman Cameron Bancroft could face-tampering charges after being spoken to by umpires about an object in his pocket during Saturday' s play in the third Test against South Africa.

Mar 24, 2018, 21:51 PM IST
I needed to prove myself, says AB de Villiers

I needed to prove myself, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers said he felt that he needed to prove he was still worth his place in the South African team, after continuing his return to Test cricket with a match-changing hundred against Australia.

Mar 11, 2018, 23:13 PM IST
South Africa ride on AB de Villiers fifty to take lead in second Test against Australia

South Africa ride on AB de Villiers fifty to take lead in second Test against Australia

The home side have a narrow advantage of 20 runs with the brilliant De Villiers on 74 from 81 balls and all-rounder Vernon Philander to resume on 14 in the search for what could be crucial first innings runs in an engrossing contest.

Mar 10, 2018, 22:05 PM IST
Australia's Nathan Lyon fined by ICC for breach of conduct in Durban Test against South Africa

Australia's Nathan Lyon fined by ICC for breach of conduct in Durban Test against South Africa

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon was fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for breaching the code of conduct in a highly-charged first Test against South Africa, world cricket`s ruling body said on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 21:59 PM IST
Australia's Nathan Lyon charged by ICC as Test spirits run over

Australia's Nathan Lyon charged by ICC as Test spirits run over

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has been charged by the International Cricket Council with conduct contrary to the spirit of the game as the fall-out from a highly-charged first Test against South Africa continued on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
1st Test, Day 2: Mitchell Starc five-for puts Australia in total control against South Africa at Durban

1st Test, Day 2: Mitchell Starc five-for puts Australia in total control against South Africa at Durban

The spin of Nathan Lyon and the reverse swing of Mitchell Starc sent South Africa crashing on the second day of the first Test against Australia at Kingsmead on Friday.

Mar 02, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
Second, second to none: India skipper Virat Kohli second player to cross 900 points in Tests and ODIs

Second, second to none: India skipper Virat Kohli second player to cross 900 points in Tests and ODIs

The 29-year-old consolidated his top position with 558 runs in the 5-1 series win over South Africa, during which he slammed three centuries. Kohli thus moved ahead of Brian Lara in the all-timers’ list, having also overtaken him in the all-timers’ Test list last month. He is now seventh in the ODI list of all-time rankings that is led by Vivian Richards with 935 points.

Feb 20, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers ruled out of entire T20I series against India

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers ruled out of entire T20I series against India

South Africa batsman AB de Villiers was ruled out of the three-game T20I series because of an injured left knee on Sunday. 

Feb 18, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 4th ODI: When and where to watch live on TV, live streaming online

India vs South Africa, 4th ODI: When and where to watch live on TV, live streaming online

India are on the cusp of creating history as a victory in the fourth match against South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday will make Virat Kohli & Co the first team from India to win an ODI series in the rainbow nation. 

Feb 09, 2018, 21:58 PM IST
4th ODI: India eye milestone win, South Africa hope for revival

4th ODI: India eye milestone win, South Africa hope for revival

An indomitable Team india looks set for a landmark series triumph but an injury-ravaged South Africa would hope for some AB de Villiers magic to halt the visitors' charge in the fourth one-dayer, here on Saturday.

Feb 09, 2018, 16:33 PM IST
India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers returns to SA squad for last three ODIs

India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers returns to SA squad for last three ODIs

But a call on his availability for the fourth match, to be held at the Wanderers on Saturday, will only be taken after he is assessed at Friday's practice.

Feb 08, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: We lacked substantial partnerships, says Faf Du Plessis

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: We lacked substantial partnerships, says Faf Du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has blamed lack of substantial partnerships as the main reason behind his side's six-wicket loss to India in the opening ODI of the six-match series, here.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:44 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Injured AB de Villiers out of first three ODIs

India vs South Africa: Injured AB de Villiers out of first three ODIs

South Africa have not named a replacement for the former skipper, who needs up to two weeks to recover from a finger injury.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:18 PM IST