AB de Villiers’s full name, wife, and biography

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AB de villiers
AB de Villiers

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.

Parents

AB de Villiers’s father’s name is Abraham B de Villiers, Abraham was a doctor. Ab de Villiers’s 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.

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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.

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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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