IPL 2020: ‘Sometimes decisions you take, don’t come off’ - Virat Kohli explains why he sent AB de Villiers to bat at no. 6
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 06:17 AM IST
IPL 2020: The hero of RCB’s innings against KKR AB de Villiers was pushed down the batting order to bat at no. 6. below Washington Sundar and Shivam Dube. De Villiers could not put on his best getting out on 2 after facing 5 balls.
RCB vs SRH: ‘I surprised myself, to be honest,’ AB de Villiers on finding form in IPL 2020 despite not playing a lot of competitive cricket
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 01:49 PM IST
AB de Villiers came in and rescued the challengers with a quick-fire fifty at the end. De Villiers hit 51 runs off 30 balls to provide the much needed final flourish for RCB to take their total to 163.
‘They should choose me because I’m really better than the guy next to me’: AB de Villiers on South Africa comeback
Johannesburg | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2020 12:54 PM IST
The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced the cancellation or postponement of many events but the T20 World Cup remains on schedule in Australia later this year for now.
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:31 PM IST
De Villiers was impeccable on Saturday as he hit 2 boundaries and 6 huge sixes in his innings for Brisbane. De Villiers had a strike rate of 191 as his team won the match by a mammoth 71-run margin.
Brisbane | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 05:10 PM IST
De Villiers hung up his Proteas shirt in May 2018. “So I’m thinking of throwing my name in the hat and hoping that everything will work out.
‘Not the flashiest players but...’: AB de Villiers names three best players he played with and against
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 03:12 PM IST
AB De Villiers scored 40 on his Big Bash League (BBL) debut as his team Brisbane Heat defeated Adelaide Strikers by seven wickets.
Paarl, South Africa | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2019 09:40 AM IST
AB de Villiers retired from international cricket after a Test series against Australia in 2017 and any comeback would probably be limited to Twenty20 internationals for a player who has become a specialist in the short form of the game.
Johannesburg | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 12:11 PM IST
35-year-old De Villiers, a former captain in all formats for South Africa and rated among the greatest players the country has produced, retired from international cricket in March 2018.
‘Just a smile & all tension can be put to rest,’ Virat Kohli shares throwback photo with de Villiers and Morgan
New Delhi | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 02:45 PM IST
Kohli shares a great camaraderie with de Villiers as they both play for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League.
Sydney | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 11:08 AM IST
He said the decision to join the Heat for the BBL from January, including the finals should they qualify, was an easy one to make.
New Delhi | By ANI
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2019 01:43 PM IST
De Villiers hammered Essex bowlers all around the park and he slammed 88 runs off just 43 balls to guide Middlesex to an impressive victory.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 11:33 AM IST
De Villiers on Friday posted a message on his Instagram account clarifying that there had been no contact between him and the Cricket South Africa.
AB de Villiers breaks silence, says,‘did not try to force his way into South Africa’s World Cup squad’
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 08:52 AM IST
AB de Villiers has given a clarification on the incident where it was reported that he had offered to come out of retirement before South Africa’s World Cup squad was announced.
ICC World Cup 2019: AB de Villiers probably didn’t handle comeback plan well - Rassie van der Dussen
Cardiff | By PTI
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 05:39 PM IST
Van der Dussen said AB de Villiers got his chances and should have taken it earlier.
Southampton | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 11:40 PM IST
South Africa’s World Cup hopes are hanging by a slender thread after Monday’s match against the West Indies was abandoned due to rain in Southampton.
Southampton | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Asked how the situation with De Villiers developed at his pre-match press conference in Southampton on Saturday, Gibson revealed he had spoken to the 35-year-old and told him he should have made it clear he was available earlier in the year.
AB de Villiers wanted to come out of retirement for World Cup, offer rejected by South Africa management - Report
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 11:38 AM IST
De Villiers approached South African captain and his long-time friend Faf du Plessis, head coach Ottis Gibson and convenor of selectors Linda Zondi.
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 03:37 PM IST
RCB vs SRH: Here are five key player battles of the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad match in Bangalore.
New Delhi | By PTI
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 08:23 AM IST
Delhi Capitals qualified for the IPL play-offs for the first time since 2012 while it is all but over for the Kohli-led RCB, following their eighth loss in 12 games.
IPL 2019: Virat Kohli vs R Ashwin, big threat for AB de Villiers - Top 5 player battles in RCB vs KXIP
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 12:24 PM IST
RCB must be all fired up after posting one-run win over a formidable Chennai Super Kings and would be desperate to keep the juggernaut rolling.
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 03:49 PM IST
CSK predicted XI - Chennai Super Kings are sweating over the fitness of their skipper MS Dhoni - his absence was felt in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 03:06 PM IST
Speaking as an expert during a pre-match show with IPL’s official broadcasters, Styris made it clear that it was time for RCB to look beyond de Villiers, who no longer plays international cricket.
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 01:30 PM IST
De Villiers is currently placed at the eight spot in the list of highest run-getters this season as he has accumulated 307 runs in eight outings at a healthy strike rate of 154.2.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankit Kumar Singh
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 08:06 PM IST
In 2016, RCB won only two of their first seven matches before registering six victories in seven games to storm into the playoffs.
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 03:52 PM IST
De Villiers joins Sunrisers Hyderabad’s David Warner and Kings XI Punjab’s Chris Gayle in the elite list. This is AB de Villiers’ 12th season in the IPL now and he has hit 4032 runs in 143 matches.
Bengaluru | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 09:22 AM IST
Bumrah’s participation is doubtful due to his shoulder injury but RCB’s senior-most batsman said that even if MI fields their strike bowler, there are no guarantees of a positive result
PUBLISHED ON MAR 16, 2019 12:28 PM IST
South Africa cricket great AB de Villiers has weighed in on the probable winner of the 2019 World Cup in England
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Pratik Sagar
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 08:31 AM IST
Rohit has scored 1778 runs in 31 ODIs against Australia which is the most runs for him against any opposition in ODIs.
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 07:10 PM IST
AB de Villiers becomes Rangpur Raiders’ second signing outside the players draft. The franchise had earlier made Alex Hales their first signing.
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 02:05 PM IST
Dhoni’s numbers with the bat has not been good in the recent past and this has prompted plenty of debates and deliberations overs his position in the side.