Twitter Reactions: Today AB de Villiers turns into 34-years
By Sandy - Feb 17, 2018 2:27 pm
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AB de Villiers, who famous for his 360-degree batting skills, is one of the most entertaining, reliable, dangerous and respected batsmen in the current cricket world. On this day in 1984, the veteran cricketer was born and today he becomes 34-year old.

AB de Villiers turns 34 today

Former South African skipper AB de Villiers is a world class talented player. Due to having a rare ability to play every kind of shots in cricket history, the right-handed batsman is famously known in the cricket world as a Mr.360. Not only as a batsman, he is also top class as a fielder or as a wicket-keeper.

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The cricket world always praises on AB de Villiers’ cricketing efforts and his sportsmanship.

Present Indian captain and IPL team-mate (in Royal Challengers Bangalore) Virat Kohli mentioned, “AB de Villiers is the best batsman in the world by far. He shows it again and again.”

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On the other hand, former English skipper Michael Vaughan had defined AB de Villiers as a definition of a cricketing genius.

Look at the some of his records in world cricket, which he is currently holding

  • Most Test innings before first duck (78 innings)
  • Most Test runs before first duck (2,958 runs)
  • Joint most consecutive Test match half-century (12 Test matches)
  • Joint most catches taken as a wicket-keeper in a Test match (11 catches)
  • Joint most dismissals made as a wicket-keeper in a Test match (11 dismissals)
  • Fastest ODI half-century (in 16 balls)
  • Fastest ODI century (in 31 balls)
  • Fastest ODI 150 knock (in 64 balls)
  • Quickest (in terms of playing no.of balls) to reach 9,000 ODI runs (in 9005 balls)
  • Joint most no.of sixes in an ODI innings (16 sixes)
  • Joint most no.of sixes in ICC Cricket World Cup career (37 sixes)
  • Joint most no.of sixes as a captain in an ICC Cricket World Cup match (8 sixes)
  • Highest T20 partnership for any wicket (229 runs with Virat Kohli for Royal Challenger Bangalore)

Here are Twitter reactions on the Ab de Villiers 34th birthday