Ab de Villiers is a South African cricketer of South Africa, he was born on 17 February 1984 in Bela-Bela, South Africa. His full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, his father’s name was Abraham B De Villiers and his mother’s name was Millie De Villiers.
His nickname is Mr. 360, ABD and he has completed his high school education from Warmbaths Primary School, Bela-Bela Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool (Afrikaans Boys’ High School), Pretoria. He was named for Wisden Cricketers of the Decade at the end of 2019, he was a fast-order batsman and was also a wicket-keeper.
In 2004, he made his international debut in a Test match against England. Villier’s also has his own The autobiography was being released in April 2020.
|Name||Abraham Benjamin de Villiers|
|Nickname||ABD, Mr. 360|
|Birth Place||Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|Date of birth||17 February 1984|
|Educational Qualification||High School graduate|
|Competition ODI Test T20l|
|Matches 228 114 78|
|Runs 9,577 8,765 1,672|
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers was born on 17 February 1984 in Warmbad, Transvaal Province, South Africa. His full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers and his nickname is Mr. 360, ABD. His father’s name was Abraham B de Villiers and his mother’s name was Millie De Villiers and he has two elder brothers Jan de Villiers and Wessels de Villiers. He was born in a sport-loving family due to which he was always been encouraged by his parents.
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He started playing cricket since a very tender age when he was above 11 years old, after playing in several matches he made his first-class debut for South Africa at the age of 20. Villiers was one of the most run-scorer in the fastest ODI century and in In September 2016, he released his first-ever Autobiography ‘AB: mainly in English and Afrikaans. He was very closed to his family on 30 March 2013, he got married to Danielle de Villiers.
AB de Villiers is a very famous name in the South African cricket team, he started his cricket career playing in domestic crickets. His father was a doctor and encouraged him throughout his journey. He was named in ODI by his selectors and holds the record of hitting maximum sixes in an ODI inning along with Rohit Sharma.
In 2010, he was named to play in ICC and ODI and received player of the year award. On January 2015, he had his fastest ODI century record and astonished everyone by his performance, again in 2015 he received the player of the year award for South Africa. In 2019, his name was also announced in Wisden Cricketers of the Decade for his amazing performances.
Indian Premier League (IPL)
AB de Villiers is a very famous name in the South African cricket team, he is known for his unique style of playing and hardship that he had for achieving his dream. He started his cricket career playing in domestic crickets, he made his first-class debut for IPL in 2007 and his auction for IPL was about 11.00 cr.
- AB de Villiers was born on 17 February 1984 in Warmbad, Transvaal Province, South Africa. His father was a doctor and his mother was a housewife.
- His T20l shirt no. was 17 and his ODI shirt no. was also 17.
- His favourite batsman was Virat Kholi and his favourite bowler was Wasim Akram.
- Villiers was in a relationship with Danielle de Villiers and finally got married on 30 March 2013.
- He also released his autobiography “AB in English and Afrikaans.
AB de Villiers is a very famous cricket player of South Africa and also an active member of social media including Instagram, Twitter and also Facebook. His Instagram id is (@abdevilliers17) and his Twitter id is (@ABDeVilliersFC).