AB de Villiers

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Birthday
17, 1984
Birthplace
Pretoria, South Africa
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1984 (age 34)
Birthplace
Pretoria, South Africa

About

South African cricketer known for being one of modern game's best batsmen. He's served as South Africa's Test, One Day International, and Twenty20 captain.

Before Fame

He was a successful tennis, rugby and golf player as a teen. He made his Test debut in 2004, when he was only 20 years old.

Trivia

In January 2015, he set two ODI records in a match against the West Indies, hitting the fastest half-century (off 16 balls) and fastest century (off 31 balls) in the format.

Family Life

He married Danielle de Villiers in 2013 and the couple welcomed a son named Abraham in 2015. He has two brothers, Jan and Wessels.

Associated With

He took over as Test captain from teammate Hashim Amla.