AB de Villiers is a South African cricketer who will play for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Vivo IPL 2017. Please find below Profile, Bio of AB de Villiers.
Player Name : AB de Villiers
Nickname : AB, ABD, Mr. 360, Superman
Role : Wicketkeeper batsman
Bats : Right-handed
Bowls : Right-arm medium
Nationality : South African
IPL Team : Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
Jersey Number : N/A
AB De Villiers Profile :
Born on 17th January 1984, AB De Villiers is a South African cricketer and the current captain of the South African One Day International (ODI) and test teams. He also plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
AB De Villiers is a delightfully brutal batsman, a more than decent wicket-keeper and an agile fielder. There are very few things (if any) that he cannot do on a cricket field, infact he has also has two Test wickets in his cricketing career.
He played the first three seasons of the IPL (2008, 2009 and 2010) for the Delhi Daredevils (DD) team and was a key player in the Delhi Daredevils’ middle order.
In the players auction for IPL 2011, he was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for US $1.1 million. Since then he has been playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
AB De Villiers is known for his role of a finisher, who snatches wins out of the jaws of defeat for his team in many matches.
In IPL 2015, he played in 16 matches scoring 513 runs at an average of 46.63.
He was retained by the team for IPL 2016. In IPL 2016 he scored 687 runs playing in 16 matches at an average of 52.84, scoring 1 century and 6 half centuries.
He was retained by the team for IPL 2017.
Once again he will be playing in Vivo IPL 2017 for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.