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AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers Birthday: Abraham Benjamin de Villiers, commonly known as ABD, turned 40 on Saturday. AB de Villiers, who has retired from international cricket, was the most explosive batsman of his time. Since his retirement in the last few years, the world has missed his batting a lot. AB de Villiers was known for playing his unique shots, which is why fans also know him as Mr. 360.

Many records registered in the name of De Villiers

De Villiers made many big records in white ball cricket. He is the fastest batsman to reach fifty, hundred and 150 runs at the same time in ODI matches. This South African player is loved the most in India. Crores of Indians are his fans and like to watch him bat.

One of the best batsmen in cricket, De Villiers made his name in history by scoring the fastest ODI century during the Pink ODI against West Indies in Johannesburg in 2015. In that match he scored a century in just 31 balls. Interestingly, he has scored all his 25 ODI centuries at a strike rate of more than 100. De Villiers made a splash in the 2015 World Cup when he scored the fastest 150 in ODI history at the SCG. He had crossed 150 runs in just 63 balls.

How was your career?

After the retirement of a player like De Villiers, his team South Africa has not been able to find any replacement for him yet. Even today the team misses him. If we take a look at his career, he has scored 9597 runs in ODIs at an average of 53.5. In Tests, he has 8765 runs in his name at an average of 53.5. De Villiers has been impressive in IPL also. He had scored 5162 runs in IPL. De Villiers has been the number 1 batsman in ICC’s ODI rankings for 1480 days. His statistics show what a great player he was.

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