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AB de Villiers

Born: February 17, 1984 (age 37)

Height: 5' 10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality: South Africa South African

Role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Sports Mole has 294 articles about AB de Villiers. Articles 1 to 40:
Andre 'Freddie' Flintoff pictured in action for England in 2008
Picture of the day - Andrew Flintoff takes six wickets in South Africa defeat
Flintoff took six wickets in the third Test in Birmingham.
Jul 31, 09:09
England's Eoin Morgan celebrates his half century on February 16, 2020
Eoin Morgan: 'No limits for this England team'
It was only the second time in their history England had chased down a 200-plus total in the format.
Feb 16, 18:31
AB de Villiers in action for South Africa in March 2018
Enoch Nkwe: 'South Africa would welcome back AB de Villiers'
De Villiers, 35, retired from Proteas duty in 2018 but remains one of the world's most exhilarating players.
Jan 14, 17:44
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Result: Sussex grab controversial win as Kent march on and Yorkshire tie with Bears
Gloucestershire were penalised for a slow over rate, allowing Delray Rawlins to smash Sussex to their target.
Aug 4, 18:46
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Result: AB de Villiers stars on English domestic debut as Middlesex beat Essex
The former South Africa skipper was in imperious form as he claimed an unbeaten 88 from just 43 deliveries which included six sixes.
Jul 18, 22:49
Faf du Plessis pictured in June 10, 2019
South Africa focused despite De Villiers offer to come out of retirement - Du Plessis
South Africa's chances of qualifying for the World Cup semi-finals are slim after taking just one point from their opening four matches.
Jun 10, 18:11
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Surrey batsman Will Jacks hits fastest ever century during pre-season match
In the unofficial match against Lancashire, Jacks also hit six sixes in an over.
Mar 21, 18:02
AB de Villiers of South Africa during the T20 against England on June 21, 2017
AB de Villiers announces retirement from all forms of international cricket
AB de Villiers takes the "tough decision" to announce his retirement from international cricket, ending his 14-year career with South Africa.
May 23, 12:46
AB de Villiers of South Africa during the T20 against England on June 21, 2017
AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa ODI captain
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers resigns as his country's ODI captain after six years in the role but will carry on playing in all formats of the game.
Aug 23, 22:05
Mark Wood of England during the T20 against South Africa on June 21, 2017
Result: England beat South Africa by 19 runs to claim 2-1 series victory
England beat South Africa by 19 runs to land the Twenty20 series with a 2-1 success in Cardiff on Sunday afternoon.
Jun 25, 18:50
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Result: South Africa edge out England to force series decider
South Africa complete a dramatic comeback in their second Twenty20 international against England to take the series to a decider.
Jun 23, 21:11
Alex Hales of England during the T20 against South Africa on June 21, 2017
Result: England beat South Africa by nine wickets in Southampton
Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales lead England to a straightforward nine-wicket victory over South Africa in the first of their three Twenty20 internationals.
Jun 21, 21:32
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Result: Pakistan shock South Africa to keep Champions Trophy semi-final hopes alive
Pakistan claim a 19-run win over South Africa on the Duckworth-Lewis method to cause a Champions Trophy upset in the Edgbaston rain.
Jun 7, 22:53
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Result: South Africa make light work of England in final ODI match
South Africa make light work of England in the final ODI contest between the two sides at Lords, as the Proteas claim a seven-wicket victory over Eoin Morgan's men.
May 29, 16:39
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Result: England seal ODI series win over South Africa
England seal a series victory over the world's number-one ranked ODI side South Africa courtesy of a two-run victory at the Ageas Bowl.
May 27, 19:11
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Result: Martin Guptill's century helps New Zealand level up series against South Africa
New Zealand level up the one-day international series against South Africa thanks to Martin Guptill's 180.
Mar 1, 09:15
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Result: South Africa thrash New Zealand in third one-day international
South Africa record a 159-win over New Zealand in the third one-day international in Wellington.
Feb 25, 09:38
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Result: New Zealand fightback falls short as South Africa claim opening ODI
South Africa overcome New Zealand in a tense finish to the rain-shortened opening one-day international in Hamilton on Sunday.
Feb 19, 10:54
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Result: South Africa claim comfortable New Zealand win
South Africa claim a comfortable 78-run win over New Zealand in a one-off T20 match in Auckland.
Feb 17, 11:59
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Result: Record-breaking South Africa remain on course for series whitewash
Faf du Plessis hits the second-highest ODI score in South Africa history to help the hosts into a 4-0 series lead over Sri Lanka.
Feb 7, 19:33
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Result: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in third ODI
AB de Villiers leads South Africa to a comfortable third one-day international victory over Sri Lanka in Johannesburg to seal a series win.
Feb 4, 20:17
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Result: Sri Lanka claim first T20 series win in South Africa
Sri Lanka win their first series on South African soil after defeating their hosts 2-1.
Jan 25, 23:03
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Result: South Africa end World T20 campaign with eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka
South Africa end their World Twenty20 campaign on a high as they beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets in Delhi.
Mar 28, 18:15
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Result: West Indies seal World T20 semi-final spot with win over South Africa
The West Indies earn a spot in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 with a three-wicket victory over South Africa in Nagpur.
Mar 25, 17:36
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Result: Australia wrap up Twenty20 series in South Africa
Hashim Amla's unbeaten knock of 97 is not enough to stop South Africa losing the match and the Twenty20 series against Australia.
Mar 9, 19:46
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Result: South Africa hammer England by nine wickets
England suffer another batting collapse as they fall to a nine-wicket defeat in their Twenty20 international clash against South Africa.
Feb 21, 15:40
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Result: England fluff their lines as South Africa win thrilling Twenty20 at Newlands
Reece Topley's blunder on the final ball of the match helps South Africa defeat England by three wickets in a thrilling first Twenty20 international at Newlands.
Feb 19, 19:51
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Trevor Bayliss: 'We've got some work to do'
England coach Trevor Bayliss admits that there is "work to do" after his side lost their ODI series with South Africa.
Feb 15, 15:30
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Result: AB de Villiers helps South Africa to series win over England
England suffer a one-day series defeat at the hands of South Africa, having lost the Cape Town decider by five wickets.
Feb 14, 17:09
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Result: South Africa tie ODI series at 2-2
South Africa beat England by one wicket to tie up the ODI series at 2-2 and force a decider at Newlands on Sunday.
Feb 12, 19:34
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Result: Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla fire South Africa to ODI victory
South Africa claim their first win in the ODI series with England after an impressive innings from Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla.
Feb 9, 20:42
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Result: England take 2-0 lead in ODI series
Alex Hales hits 99 runs as England take a 2-0 ODI series lead over South Africa in Port Elizabeth.
Feb 6, 18:11
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Result: Jos Buttler shines as England win first ODI
Jos Buttler powers to his century as England win the first ODI in South Africa by 39 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Feb 3, 20:04
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AB de Villiers takes on South Africa Test captaincy full time
AB de Villiers agrees to become South Africa Test captain on a permanent basis.
Jan 29, 16:52
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England lose three early wickets in chase of 382-run target
England's openers crumble as they end day four of the final Test on 52-3, requiring 330 runs to beat South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 25, 16:38
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Stephen Cook hits maiden ton as South Africa dominate against England
Stephen Cook scores a maiden ton as he helps South Africa end day one of the fourth and final Test on 329-5 against England.
Jan 22, 16:06
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England batsman Joe Root stars with century on day two in Johannesburg
Joe Root scores his ninth Test century as England battle back from a tough start and close in on South Africa's first-innings total in the third Test.
Jan 15, 15:19
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Advantage England on day one of the third Test against South Africa
England have the advantage after restricting South Africa to 267-7 on day one of the third Test in Johannesburg.
Jan 14, 16:04
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Hashim Amla resigns as South Africa Test captain
Hashim Amla steps down from his role as captain of the South Africa Test team.
Jan 6, 15:37
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Steven Finn reflects on "tricky day" for England
Steven Finn admits that England endured a "tricky day" with the ball after claiming just one South African wicket in the second Test.
Jan 4, 20:00

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