Happy Birthday ABD: AB de Villiers caught in odd position

First Published 17, Feb 2020, 4:18 PM IST

With his South African team hoping that he would return to the crease, AB de Villiers finds himself in an odd position on whether to come out of retirement. Regardless of what ABD does, his fans across the globe know that he is capable to win the game from any position, if he is in play. Happy Birthday, ABD.
 

The Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman, run- machine and former South African cricketer, AB de Villiers is making waves on social media among Indian fans.

The Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman, run- machine and former South African cricketer, AB de Villiers is making waves on social media among Indian fans.

The star cricketer has received much love from Indian cricket fans on his birthday.

The star cricketer has received much love from Indian cricket fans on his birthday.

ABD, as he is popularly known, is capable of sending shivers down the spine of world’s best bowling attacks.

ABD, as he is popularly known, is capable of sending shivers down the spine of world’s best bowling attacks.

De Villiers has earned fans across India for his capabilities of clinching victory from the jaws of defeat

De Villiers has earned fans across India for his capabilities of clinching victory from the jaws of defeat

He has scored over 8,000 runs both in Tests as well as ODIs. He has a batting average of over 50 in both forms of the game and holds the record for the fastest ODI century (31 balls). He has also recorded the fastest ODI 50 (in 16 balls), and 150 (in just 64 balls).

He has scored over 8,000 runs both in Tests as well as ODIs. He has a batting average of over 50 in both forms of the game and holds the record for the fastest ODI century (31 balls). He has also recorded the fastest ODI 50 (in 16 balls), and 150 (in just 64 balls).

Known for his multiple skills, and his ability to captain the side and keep wickets, in addition to be able to hit the ball in all directions, it’s no wonder he is called Mr 360.

Known for his multiple skills, and his ability to captain the side and keep wickets, in addition to be able to hit the ball in all directions, it’s no wonder he is called Mr 360.

With South Africa struggling these days, his fans and the national team are hoping he would come out of retirement to play the T20 World Cup in October.

With South Africa struggling these days, his fans and the national team are hoping he would come out of retirement to play the T20 World Cup in October.

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