Ab De Villier’s age is 38 years old as of 2022 and was born on 17 February 1984. He is a very famous person in the cricket world. He is an international cricket player from South Africa. He has many world records under his name like the fastest hundreds in ODI cricket, but now he plays only league matches, not at the international level.
Ab De Villiers Bio/Wiki
|Ab De Villiers’s Name||Abraham Benjamin de Villiers|
|Nick Name||AB, Mr. 360, Mr. Awesome|
|Profession||International Cricketer (Plays for South Africa)|
|Ab De Villiers Height||In centimeter 177cm|
In Meter 1.77 m
In feet inches 5’10
|Weight||In Kilogram 77kg|
In Pounds 169lbs
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Ab De Villiers’s Date of birth||17 February 1984|
|Ab De Villiers’s Age||38 Years|
|Birthplace||Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|Home town||Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|School||Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, Pretoria, South Africa|
|Educational||High School Graduated|
|Ab De Villiers’s Girlfriend||Danielle Swart|
|Ab De Villiers’s Wife||Danielle Swart|
|Children||Son: Abraham and John|
|Parents||Mother – Millie |
Father – Abraham Benjamin
|Sibling||Brother Jan and Wessels|
|IPL auction in 2014||USD 1.1 Million|
|Ab De Villiers’s Net worth||$14 Million|
Personal Life of Ab De Villiers
De Villiers proposed to his girlfriend in front of the taj mahal in 2012 they both were dating for five years. In 2013 in Bela Bela South Africa. He loves playing guitar and also sing-song, in 2010 he has released an album too titled is Maak Jou Drome Waar with his friend Ampie du Preez who is a South African singer.
AB De Villiers Early Life
AB De Villiers have two elder brothers one is Jan de Villiers and Wessels de Villiers, he is been born in Warmbad, South Africa. When it was asked about his childhood so he said it was so relaxed and peaceful where he stayed he mentioned that everyone knows each other. He did schooling with Faf du Plessis in Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool still they both are very good friends as both of them played international cricket together. AB De Villiers father is a Doctor and he plays rugby union in his youth, he encourage his son to play this sport when AB De Villiers was a child.
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AB De Villiers is a former South Africa professional cricketer but he does play league matches for the franchise, he is the man who got the tag of Mr. 360 because of his batting. he holds the record of the fastest 50, 100, and 150 runs to score in ODI cricket (Batsmen who scored a minimum of 5000 runs in ODI). he has been credited by just attacking the bowlers with his unorthodox shots especially against yorkers.
AB De Villiers was named for ICC ODI player of the year in his entire 15 years of his cricketing career, also he was the Wisden cricket out five at the end of his career at the international level in 2019.
AB De Villiers started his cricketing career as a wicketkeeper-batsman but most of them he has batted solely only, he is known for his destructive batting, he bats in every position but majorly in the middle order and he is one of the greatest of all time, AB De Villiers is majorly known for his unorthodox shots which play behind the stumps.
He started his career with a test match against England in 2004 and in 2005 he played his first ODI match. His debut in t20 international cricket is in 2006, he has over 8000 runs both the formate in the test as well as ODI, he was one of the very few batsmen who had averaging of more than fifty in both of the formats in the cricket.
AB De Villiers captioned his nation in all three formate but later he stepped down from the captaincy due to inquiries and in 2018 he announced to take retirement from all for of the games for international matches but however in 2020 he showed some interest to come back of his retirement to play T20 World Cup but later in 2021 he confirms that he won’t be coming out of retirement through Cricket South Africa.
When De Villiers score the first double century against India it was the first time that any South African Player have scored, also this was his top score of 217 On 4 April 2008,
De Villiers scored 174 against England which resulted in them winning that test match with a ten-wicket haul at Headingley Leeds in 2008. And in the next match when he was batting at 97 he wanted to hit a boundary but it cost him a wicket where he caught on the fence
De Villiers made history for South Africa in Australia after 15 Years where South Africa was required to win the test match they need to chase down the target of 414 and with the help of the de Villiers’s century South Africa won the match and it was second-highest ever fourth inning target which was chased by South African batsmen. This was the time when South Africa started Dominating the world test cricket after the decade of Australian dominance.
The next big thing that De Villiers did was he scored a patient half-century to save the test match and at last, the result came as a draw
Because of the Performace of the Ab De Villiers in 2009 and 2010, he was named in the World Test XI by the ICC also in World ODI XI.
Who is the wife of AB de Villiers?
Ans- Danielle Swart
When was Abd born?
Ans – 17 February 1984 (age 37 years)
What is AB de Villiers salary ipl2020?
Ans – ₹ 110,000,000
Why AB de Villiers is loved so much?
Ans – AB de Villiers enjoys massive popularity in India. The former South Africa captain, known to the world as Mr 360 degree because of his ability to hit unique shots all around the park, has garnered a cult-like following in India, that sometimes rivals that of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and even MS Dhoni.