As the GOAT – AB de Villiers – of cricket celebrates his 37th birthday, a look at his records in IPL.
Nicknamed ‘Mr. 360’ – cause what can he not do – Abraham Benjamin de Villiers has been the backbone for any team that he plays.
Widely known as AB de Villiers, he is considered among the finest batsmen in the world of cricket has ever witnessed.
Since making his debut in 2004 in the international circuit at the age of 20, the South African batsman’s supreme skill of hitting the ball in every corner of the ground got him fame and recognition as the dependable one.
Happy Birthday AB
A leader, mentor and most importantly a true entertainer on and off the field. Wishing you a very very Happy Birthday AB. @ABdeVilliers17#PlayBold #HappyBirthdayAB #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/ob07vEzgFU
— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) February 17, 2021
He became part of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), where along with skipper Virat Kohli stitched many beautiful partnerships.
While RCB has always been dependent on the Proteas’ skills to save them in difficult situations, he has most of the times not disappointed them. So as the GOAT of cricket celebrates his 37th birthday, a look at his records in IPL.