Former South Africa batsman AB de Villiers is arguably the best batsman ever to step foot in the South Africa cricket scene. Also, AB has gotten better with time. Mr 360 degree has got amazing batting records and stats in his name. Meanwhile, he said goodbye to international cricket during the year 2018. Fans were left shocked after De Villiers decided to quit international cricket.
Usually, the cricketers tend to lose their shine after not playing international cricket regularly. Meanwhile, this is not the case with the superman AB De Villiers. He just got better after each passing year. AB De Villiers is one of the most dependable batsmen of team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has been one of the most consistent batsmen of team RCB.
AB De Villiers has dominated the bowling unit of the opposition team in the IPL. Also, he has played several match-winning performances for the team. Also, the 37-year-old has decided to continue playing IPL for few more years. This news is something that would make the day better for AB De Villiers fans.
“Playing in the IPL, having broken one record or two, playing in front of the crowd, and realizing that my teammates are also in awe. I have the privilege of experiencing those moments once or twice, maybe three or four times,” De Villiers said in the live session.
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“At the IPL, for South Africa, it exceeded all expectations and hopefully there are few more years, ” he added.
AB De Villiers fans would be delighted to know that he will continue to partner with Virat Kohli in the IPL. The star batting duo of Kohli and AB de Villiers is one of the best batting pairs in the India Premier League.
AB de Villiers will travel to the UAE for the second half of IPL 2021
The star batting duo will be seen in the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The second phase of IPL is all set to begin on September 19 in United Arab Emirates (UAE). During the first half of the marquee tournament. De Villiers scored 207 runs in 7 games at an average over 50 and strike rate over 160.
Meanwhile, team RCB also performed brilliantly and was ranked no. 3 in standings with 5 victories in their name.