AB de Villiers is the most important South African batsman of the past 20 years, arguably ever, because of how he played the game and what he achieved, writes Ryan Vrede.
AB de Villiers, who announced his retirement from cricket on Friday, will be remembered as one of the sport’s great entertainers and one of the finest players to represent South Africa.
The Delhi Capitals finished first on the IPL log despite losing to the Royal Challengers Bangalore, while the Mumbai Indians were eliminated on Friday.
The Social Justice and Nation Building (SJN) hearings will resume in September after several parties, including CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith, AB de Villiers and the South African Cricketers’ Association (Saca), were granted an extension to prepare their responses. You may also like
Cricket South Africa have ‘confirmed discussions with AB de Villiers have concluded with the batsman deciding once and for all that his retirement will remain final’. You may also like
Sit back and enjoy the highlights of AB de Villiers’ seventh Test-match century that guided South Africa to a historic win over Australia at the WACA ground in 2008. You may also like
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) thumped the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) by 38 runs in Chennai on Sunday thanks to some outrageous hitting from AB de Villiers. You may also like
AB de Villiers has made it clear to his Royal Challengers Bangalore teammates that they should take inspiration from their victory in the IPL opener ahead on Wednesday’s big clash with the Sunrisers Hyderabad. You may also like
AB de Villiers admitted that beating defending champions Mumbai Indians in the first match of the IPL season was all about making a confident start to the Royal Challengers Bangalore’s campaign. You may also like
Elite athletes are often rejuvenated by the challenge of proving their worth. That’s what we’re seeing with AB de Villiers, writes RYAN VREDE. You may also like