AB de Villiers

Born: February 17, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

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

Role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Sports Mole has 284 articles about AB de Villiers. Articles 1 to 40:
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
South African batsmen AB de Villiers and David Wiese congratulate each other on scoring the final run to win the final ODI against England on February 14, 2016
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
Edgbaston cricket ground with the covers on as rain causes the abandonment of the third ODI between England and Australia on September 11, 2013
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
Alex Hales in action during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
Big Ben Stokes in action during the final ODI between South Africa and England on February 14, 2016
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
Martin Guptill plays a shot during the World T20 match between New Zealand and Pakistan on March 22, 2016
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
AB de Villiers in action with the bat during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
South African captain AB De Villiers leaves the field during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park on March 7, 2015
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
Hashim Amla in action with the bat during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
South Africa's Faf du Plessis plays a shot against Sri Lanka during their final Twenty20 cricket match on August 6, 2013
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
South African captain AB De Villiers leaves the field during the Pool B 2015 Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and Pakistan at Eden Park on March 7, 2015
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
Jason Roy celebrates reaching his century during the second ODI between England and Sri Lanka  on June 24, 2016
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
Hashim Amla in action with the bat during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
Quinton de Kock is bowled during the World T20 cricket tournament match between South Africa and West Indies  on March 25, 2016
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
Hashim Amla in action with the bat during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
AB de Villiers in action with the bat during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
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
Kyle Abbott and Chris Morris of South Africa celebrate as Reece Topley of England reacts after winning the first T20 international match on February 19, 2016
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
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
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
South African batsmen AB de Villiers and David Wiese congratulate each other on scoring the final run to win the final ODI against England on February 14, 2016
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
South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the final day of a two-day cricket match between an Indian Board President's XI and South Africa at The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 31, 2015
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
Quinton de Kock in action during the third ODI between South Africa and England on February 09, 2016
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
Alex Hales in action with the bat during the second ODI between South Africa and England on February 6, 2016
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
Jos Buttler celebrates his century during the first ODI between South Africa and England on February 3, 2016
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
South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the final day of a two-day cricket match between an Indian Board President's XI and South Africa at The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 31, 2015
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
Kagiso Rabada celebrates dismissing Alex Hales on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
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
Hashim Amla in action on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
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
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
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
Jonny Bairstow of England runs out Temba Bavuma of South Africa from Chris Woakes's fielding off Stuart Broad of England's bowling on January 14, 2016
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
Hashim Amla at a press conference on January 1, 2016
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
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
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
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
Stubborn Hashim Amla helps South Africa frustrate England on day three
Hashim Amla's unbeaten 157 frustrates England's bowlers as South Africa close down the lead to end day three of the second Test 276 runs behind.
Jan 4, 16:05
Ben 'stunning' Stokes celebrates with teammates on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Hashim Amla leads South Africa fightback after Ben Stokes showpiece for England
Hashim Amla leads the fightback as South Africa keep themselves in the second Test against England after Ben Stokes scored a historic double-hundred on day two.
Jan 3, 16:00
England bowler Moeen Ali celebrates a wicket on day five of the first Test against South Africa in Durban on December 30, 2015
Result: England beat South Africa by 241 runs in first Test
England beat South Africa by 241 runs in Durban to take a 1-0 lead in the Test series.
Dec 30, 09:42
Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of Stiaan Van Zyl on day four of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 29, 2015
England move within six wickets of victory in first Test against South Africa
Steven Finn stars late on as South Africa slump to 137-4, 280 runs short of victory, with England needing six wickets on the final day to win the first Test.
Dec 29, 15:54
Stuart Broad celebrates with England teammates on day two of the first Test with South Africa on December 27, 2015
Stuart Broad stars as England battle back
Three wickets from Stuart Broad bring England into contention during the first Test against South Africa in Durban.
Dec 27, 16:13
Australia's Steve Smith in action on day one of the Third Test on July 29, 2015
Australia batsman Steve Smith named ICC Cricketer of the Year
Australia captain Steve Smith wins both the ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year awards.
Dec 23, 11:16
India's Ravindra Jadeja bowls during Day 2 of the second Sunfoil Series Cricket Test match between India and South Africa at the SAHARA Stadium Kingsmead in Durban on December 27, 2013
Result: India end South Africa's hopes of a draw by wrapping up fourth Test
India end South Africa's hopes of salvaging a draw as they seal the fourth Test by 337 runs to take the series 3-0.
Dec 7, 09:29
South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the final day of a two-day cricket match between an Indian Board President's XI and South Africa at The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 31, 2015
South Africa continue battling to save fourth Test against India
South Africa continue their stubborn battle to draw the fourth Test against India in Delhi.
Dec 7, 08:42



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