AB de Villiers-full name, wife and cricket world

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AB de Villiers whose full name is Abraham Benjamin de Villiers.

AB de Villiers is a former South African international cricketer, right-handed batsman, and wicket-keeper. He is regarded as one of the greatest cricketers in the history of cricket and the best batsman of his era. He started his international career as a wicket-keeper-batsman but mostly played only as a batsman. He used to bat in various positions in the batting order, but mainly he used to bat in the middle order.

Age & Height

AB de villiers was born on 17 February 1984 in Warmabad, Transvaal Province, South Africa. His height is 1.75 meters.


AB de Villiers’s father’s name is Abraham B de Villiers, Abraham was a doctor. Ab de Villiers father Abraham played rugby as a child. He was very enthusiastic about getting his son into sports and his mother’s name is Millie de Villiers. He has two elder brothers, Jan De Villiers, and Wessels de Villiers.

Early life

AB de Villiers completed his education at Afrikaans High School in Katoria. His best friend at school was Faf du Plessis. AB de Villiers participated in many sports tournaments during his schooling, was also awarded many achievements and awards, and has his own at the school and national level in many sports. He always considered the game of cricket as his first love and chose cricket as the best sport.

Domestic career

After choosing Titans as his first team in 2003, he continued his career by playing for Kerifrogas Cricket Club. AB de Villiers’ brilliant performance made him a fan of the national selectors within 1 year, so AB de Villiers was soon able to play for his country.

Selection national team

On September 2004, AB de Villiers played his first Test match against the England team at the Elizabeth Stadium and was given the opportunity to open the innings, which is a responsibility for any batsman. Was able to pick up and scored a total of 42 runs in both innings of his first match.  After the success of the first match, he was sent to bat at number seven in the next match and was also given the responsibility of wicketkeeping. His half-century with the bat in the second innings was instrumental for Africa in drawing the match. AB de Villiers was considered a definite part of the South African team after scoring his maiden Test century in the last match of the series. Since then his career is started in cricket.

After that, he played all types of matches Odi,t20.

Cricket records

In cricket, AB de Villiers is called by 360 players. He has an immense record in test ODI and t20 all formats.

Test cricket

Session 2004-20183
Matches 114
Innings 191
Runs 8765
Not out 18
Height Score 278
Average 50.66
Stritct rate 54.51
100s 22
50s 46
0s 8
4s 1024
6s 64

One day international

Session 2005-2018
Matches 228
Innings 218
Runs 9577
Not out 39
Height Score 176
Average 53.50
Stritct rate 101.09
100s 25
50s 53
0s 7
4s 840
6s 204

T20 International

Session 2006-2017
Matches 78
Innings 75
Runs 1672
Not out 11
Height Score 79
Average 26.12
Stritct rate 135.16
100s 0
50s 10
0s 5
4s 140
6s 60

AB de Villiers’s wife

AB de Villiers’s wife is Danielle de Villiers. Daniel was born on 27 September 1987 in South Africa. She is the only child of her parents. His father’s name is John Swart and her mother’s name is Alida Swart. Danielle decides to pursue a career in music but is not a singer professionally. He describes himself as a ‘musician’ on his Instagram Facebook all social media.

AB de Villiers and Danielle met each other in 2007 when they were teenagers. AB de Villiers attended a lunch with her mother one day at Danielle’s parents’ own hotel. Their friendship lasted for 5 years. AB de Villiers proposed to his girlfriend Danielle at the Taj Mahal in 2012.

They got married in March 2013. After marriage, they bought a house in Cape Town, South Africa, and decided to spend their lives there.

AB de Villiers’s children

AB de Villiers has two sons and a daughter. His first son is Abraham de Villiers and his second son is John Richard de Villiers. He has a daughter Yente de Villiers. 

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