AB de Villiers (South Africa)

AB de Villiers
Full Name:AB de Villiers
Date of birth:17 / 02 / 1984
Country:South Africa
Role:Wicketkeeper/Batsman
Batting style:Right-hand
Bowling style:Unknown

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Career summary

- Test debut v England at Port Elizabeth - Dec 17-21, 2004

- ODI debut v England at Bloemfontein - Feb 2, 2005

- Was opening batsman in his first Test match and then handed wicket keeping duties for his second.

- Made 178 against the West Indies in 2005.

- He scored his first ODI century against the West Indies in the 2007 World Cup, making 146 from 130 balls.

- Took five catches behind the stumps in an ODI against Bangladesh in March 2008.

- Less than a month later he hit his maiden Test double-hundred in India, scoring 217, as South Africa won the match by an innings and 90 runs.

- Smashed his way to the second IPL century, off just 54 balls, in April 2009.

- de Villiers made consecutive tons versus India in February 2010, the second of which came off just 59 deliveries.

- Replaced Graeme Smith as South Africa's ODI captain after the 2011 World Cup and also skippers the T20 side.

Test Matches

Batting
Career Span:2004-2014
Matches:95
Innings:159
Not Outs:16
Runs:7296
Highest Score:278
Average:51.02
50s:36
100s:19
Ducks:3
Pairs:0
Caught Out:87
Stumped Out:3
Bowling
Innings Bowled:5
Overs:34.0
Maidens:6
Runs Conceded:104
Wickets:2
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:52.0
Economy Rate:3.06
Best bowling in Innings:2/49

ODI Matches

Batting
Career Span:2005-2014
Matches:173
Innings:168
Not Outs:29
Runs:7056
Highest Score:146
Average:50.76
50s:41
100s:18
Ducks:6
Pairs:0
Caught Out:86
Stumped Out:5
Bowling
Innings Bowled:4
Overs:12.0
Maidens:0
Runs Conceded:85
Wickets:2
5 Wicket Innings:0
10 Wicket Innings:0
Average:42.5
Economy Rate:7.08
Best bowling in Innings:2/28