AB de Villiers

2021 T20 World Cup: AB de Villiers not coming out of international retirement, confirms CSA

CSA also announced a 19-man Test squad that will be led by Dean Elgar in his first outing as captain since his permanent appointment in early March and the Temba Bavuma-led 20-man white-ball squad to take on West Indies and Ireland.

May 18, 2021, 18:06 PM IST

IPL 2021: Kohli, ABD leave inspirational message for Delhi kid recovering from serious heart disorder - WATCH

Royal Challengers Bangalore duo AB de Villiers and Virat Kohli are enjoying a great campaign in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. 

Apr 29, 2021, 18:26 PM IST

In Pics: Rishabh Pant, Shimron Hetmeyer fireworks in vain as DC lose by 1 run to RCB

Delhi Capitals fell agonisingly short of posting another win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 when they lost by a solitary run to Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (April 27). Skipper Rishabh Pant and Shimron Hetmeyer got DC to doorstep of victory but fell just short. Earlier, it was AB de Villiers' brilliance which helped RCB reach 171/5 after batting first. Here is a collection of pictures from the thrilling clash between DC and RCB.

Apr 28, 2021, 14:19 PM IST

IPL 2021: AB de Villiers leaves Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma behind to reach THIS big record

Interestingly, as soon as ABD reached the milestone, Warner took to Twitter to declare that De Villiers is his idol.

 

Apr 27, 2021, 22:44 PM IST

IPL 2021 DC vs RCB: BIZARRE! Sand storm delays play after AB de Villiers gives taste of Jadeja to Marcus Stoinis in final over - WATCH

The dust storm was so strong that the players from both sides used their shirts to cover their faces.

Apr 27, 2021, 22:13 PM IST

T20 World Cup: South Africa’s AB de Villiers to discuss return with coach Mark Boucher

South Africa and Royal Challengers De Villiers has played 78 T20 games for South Africa scoring 1,672 runs at an average of 26.12 and strike rate of 135.16.

Apr 19, 2021, 13:56 PM IST

RCB vs KKR: Glenn Maxwell, AB de Villiers script unique record, become first to achieve THIS in IPL history

Glenn Maxwell along with AB de Villiers set the tone for Royal Challengers Bangalore as the team piled a gigantic 204/4 in their 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash in Chennai on Sunday afternoon.  

Apr 18, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

ICC T20 World Cup: AB de Villiers to come out of retirement? Mark Boucher reveals chat with former South Africa skipper

Boucher has revealed that the discussion to bring back AB de Villiers into international cricket is still on and he is going to have a chat with him after the end of IPL 2021.

Apr 16, 2021, 21:43 PM IST

IPL 2021: AB de Villiers turns 'guru', shares 'four-pointer' mantra that helped Virat Kohli regain form - WATCH

recently played a match-defining knock of 73 from 49 balls in the second T20I against England, after which the India captain went to reveal that he took advice from his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) teammate AB de Villiers.  

Apr 16, 2021, 17:44 PM IST

In Pics: Virat Kohli's RCB pull off Houdini act, SRH also 'choke' at the death

A day after Kolkata Knight Riders faltered badly in their chase against Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad managed to 'choke' at the death against Virat Kohli's Royal Challenegers Bangalore to lose their IPL 2021 clash by six runs in Chennai on Wednesday (April 14). Chasing 150 to win, David Warner's SRH were well on their way to a win with the skipper leading with a half-century. But three wickets in an over by RCB all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed and Harshal Patel's fine bowling in the death overs helped Kohli pull of a Houdini Act at the MA Chidambaram Stadium. Here are pictures from another closely-fought encounter.

Apr 15, 2021, 14:40 PM IST

IPL 2021: RCB’s AB de Villiers feels SRH is a team they can ‘dominate’

AB de Villiers is confident that Royal Challengers Bangalore will be able to capitalise on Sunrisers Hyderabad’s lack of depth during their IPL game on Wednesday (April 14).

Apr 14, 2021, 14:42 PM IST

'I’m still fastest cat around': Usain Bolt's message for Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers ahead of IPL 2021

Virat Kohli-led RCB will kick-off their campaign against the defending champions Mumbai Indians in the season opener on Friday.

Apr 07, 2021, 20:47 PM IST

IPL 2021: Why other countries love to hate India's T20 league

Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder and former Bangladesh skipper Shakib al Hasan has been in the eye of the storm for choosing his franchise over country by deciding to skip the country's tour of New Zealand to take part in IPL 2021. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) mulled over the options of withdrawing NOC given to Shakib al Hasan for taking part in IPL 2021. But Shakib isn't the only cricketer to be mired in this controversy with Ben Stokes' participation for Rajasthan Royals also drawing fans' ire. We take a look at some of the top cricketers who had suffered because some cricketing nations love to hate IPL.

Apr 02, 2021, 13:58 PM IST

IPL 2021: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma feature in AB de Villiers’ all-time IPL XI

De Villiers backed Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni to lead his side. Dhoni has over the years led CSK successfully to three IPL crowns and hence the choice was bang on.

Apr 02, 2021, 10:16 AM IST

IPL 2021: AB de Villiers ‘all packed’ to join Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore

The RCB is set to play the IPL 2021 opener against Mumbai Indians on April 9 in Chennai. Last week, Mike Hesson, the RCB Director of Cricket had said that AB de Villiers will once again be a wicketkeeping option for the franchise in this year’s IPL. 

Mar 30, 2021, 07:49 AM IST

India vs England: How AB de Villiers advice turned things around for Virat Kohli

Kohli was dismissed early, for a duck in the first match on Friday, as he tried to take on the England bowling early. However, he changed his game on Sunday (March 14) and was more cautious in his approach before opening up. 

Mar 15, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

IPL 2021: RCB batsman AB de Villiers smashes an iPhone at nets, watch

AB de Villers on Wednesday (March 10) hit the nets ahead of his departure to India for IPL 2021. During the session, he hit a fierce shot straight to an iPhone, which was recording the clip from the other end. 

Mar 11, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

Happy Birthday AB: Mr 360 De Villiers turns 37

Former South African captain and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers turned 37 on Wednesday (February 17). The explosive batsman, also known as Mr 360, is a supreme athlete and could have represented South Africa in tennis, hockey or rugby but finally decided to become cricketer. De Villiers holds numerous records in all formats of the game and still going strong in the Indian Premier League. Here we take a look at some of De Villiers' finest moments.
 

Feb 17, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

Might text AB de Villiers tonight: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on ramp shot

Kohli, known more for his conventional stroke-play, said jokingly after the match that he may text the South African batting great to see what he thinks about it.
 

Dec 06, 2020, 20:47 PM IST

These two Indian players are among West Indies great Brian Lara's best of morden era

Lara mentioned Bumrah, England's Jofra Archer and James Anderson, South Africa's Kagiso Rabada and Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan as the best five in the present era.

Dec 05, 2020, 17:25 PM IST