AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers

Age: AB de Villiers is 36 years old (as in 2020).

Date of Birth: February 17, 1984.

Nationality: South African.

Home Town: Pretoria.

Profession: Cricketer.

AB is a good Batsman, a superb Fielder, an excellent Wicket-Keeper, and an able sportsman when it comes to other games like golf, rugby, and tennis along with the honor of being a good player as well as. Below you can find the age, wife, height, affair, and full Biography of AB de Villiers.

Family and Early life

The age of Abraham Benjamin de Villiers is 36 years old, He was born on February 17, 1984, in Pretoria, South Africa. His father’s name is Dr. Abraham P de Villiers. He has two siblings Jan and Wessels. Multifaceted and immense potential, ABD also shot to be known as the second fastest and the second-youngest player from South Africa to have attained 1000 test runs after the likes of Graeme Pollock.

Some would brave to vision success, matching de Villiers with his simple stroke play filled with nuances of pyrotechnical and a seemingly gracious aura while batting. A package that certainly is a fascination to any cricket fanatic.

Cricket Career

AB de Villiers made his debut in cricket 2004 against England team. However, for the 2nd test, he was not only escorted down the batting order but also made the wicketkeeper.

His performance in the ICC World Cup 2007 was also fantastic. He is made a fantastic record against Bharat(India) to become the 1st African Player who made a twin century against India. He made 217 runs and stay not out. South Africa scheduled a tour to Australia in 2008-09.

AB de Villiers played well and provide a lot to make South Africa win the 1st test and this was South Africa 1st test victory in Australia after fifteen years. The fastest man AB de Villiers made total a century(100) and a half-century (off 31 and 16 balls respectively) do not only have a lion’s heart, he is said to have lived with a pride of lions for a year. Yes, he lived with lions for a year. If ever anyone had a doubt about achieving a goal or a dream, they can take a leaf or two from AB’s book.

Education

AB de Villiers got his early education from ‘Afrikaans High School’ for Boys, He also received the national medal on completion of a science project from Nelson Mandela.

Major Accomplishment

In 2015, South African Cricketer of the Year, ICC ODI Player Of The Year.

He won ICC ODI Player Of The Year In 2014 .

In 2010, ICC ODI Player Of The Year.

He has scored 21 Test, 24 ODI and 2 IPL centuries. He is the highest century(100) maker for South Africa in one-day international cricket and sixth highest of all time.

 Wife,Affair & Marriage

AB de Villiers married to a beautiful girl Danielle de Villiers. They have a son who was born in 2015. ABD tweeted that their son had been named Abraham after himself. “My faith means more to me than playing for my country. It comes first.”

Hobbies of AB de Villiers

Apart from sports and studies, the perfect sportsman had made a striking effect in the music industry too.AB de Villiers album ‘Maak Jou Drome Waar’ (Make Your Dream Come True) that was launched with ‘Ampie du Preez’ had topped the national music charts.

Interesting Facts

ABD has been involved in charity works.

AB de Villiers role model is former South African cricket Jonty  Rhodes.

He was selected for South Africa’s Junior Hockey team.

He was played Golf at some awesome level, and selected in Bulls U-18 Rugby team.

In his early days of childhood, he wanted to become a doctor.

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