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  • De Villiers to miss Pakistan leg of PSL

    AB de Villiers will miss the Pakistan leg of the Pakistan Super League for Lahore Qalandars due to a back injury.

  • Ab de Villiers during his fantastic 50-ball 100 yesterday

    AB, one of the ‘good’ people

    Comfort matters to AB de Villiers and he spoke of why the Riders outfit suits his kind of cricket.

  • AB de Villiers in Sylhet

    Mr. 360 in town

    AB de Villiers, former South Africa captain and one of the most feared batsmen in international cricket during his playing days, arrived in Sylhet on Thursday morning to bolster beleaguered defending champions Rangpur Riders.

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    ‘If AB gets set, good luck to the bowlers’

    Ravi Bopara wishes luck to the rest of the bowlers in BPL upon De Villiers’s imminent arrival.

  • AB de Villiers Retirement

    Farewell, Mr.360

    “I have had my turn and, to be honest, I am tired.” On Wednesday, the world of cricket suffered a great loss. That was when AB de Villiers announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket.

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    De Villiers ready for Zimbabwe

    South Africa's batting icon AB de Villiers says his near two-year Test break has enabled him to prepare thoroughly for his comeback in a one-off day-night Test against Zimbabwe, starting on Tuesday.

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    Tigers sizzled by AB heat

    AB de Villiers strikes a magnificent 104-ball 176 as South Africa notched up 353 for the loss of six wickets against Bangladesh at Paarl.

  • De Villiers set to return to action against Bangladesh

    South Africa’s AB de Villers is set to return to action when he will feature for the South Africa Invitation XI against Bangladesh in a warm up match.

  • De Villiers steps down as ODI captain

    AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa's one-day captain but could return to Test cricket.

  • De Villiers debate spreads vitriol on twitter

    Former South Africa players Herschelle Gibbs and Ashwell Prince have slam AB De Villers for his continued absence from Test cricket and insinuate that he is disrespecting his teammates.

  • Anderson dreams of rematch - with cricket ace de Villiers

    South Africa's Kevin Anderson reaches the fourth round of Wimbledon for the third time but admits he had cricket on his mind.

  • De Villiers vows fightback after T20 rout

    Captain AB de Villiers promise South Africa would fight back after England thrashed them by nine wickets in the first Twenty20 international at Southampton.

  • Champions Trophy: India face South Africa

    India and South Africa come into this match knowing that it’s potentially a knock-out game. All four teams from Group B have 2 points each and whoever loses today will be knocked out of the tournament.

  • Proteas pursue great obsession

    South Africa's quest for a major international cricket trophy has become enough of an obsession for star batsman and one-day international captain AB de Villiers to put his Test career on hold.

  • AB upset at tampering inference

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers insisted his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row on Saturday as they lost their one-day international series against England.

  • AB de Villiers angry at 'ball-tampering' inference

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers insists his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row as they lost their one-day international series against England.

  • England have recovered from WC woes: AB

    England have recovered from their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and are one of the favourites for next month's Champions Trophy, South Africa captain AB de Villiers said ahead of the teams' three-match one-day international series.

  • Bangalore's star power refuses to translate into IPL success

    Royal Challengers Bangalore learnt it the hard way that star power does not always guarantee success after succumbing to the lowest ever score in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Sunday's match against the Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • Amla, AB among marquee locals

    Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers are among the top marquee local players announced by Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday for their new T20 league that is set to take place later this year.

  • Kohli confirms comeback date

    India superstar Virat Kohli has announced he will return to the Indian Premier League this Friday for Royal Challengers Bangalore’s crucial clash with Mumbai Indians.

  • Proteas set NZ tough target

    South Africa set New Zealand a difficult target of 280 on a turning wicket in the fourth one-day international on Wednesday thanks to half-centuries from skipper AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.

  • New Zealand's Martin Guptill

    Guptill, Patel back in NZ shake up

    A shell-shocked New Zealand have welcomed the return of a fit again Martin Guptill and dropped pace for spin for the fourth one-day international against South Africa.

  • Taylor, Boult shine as NZ square South Africa series

    Trent Boult took the prized wicket of AB de Villiers then bowled Dwaine Pretorious in the penultimate over as New Zealand secured a series-levelling six-run victory in the second one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday.

  • SL spoil AB's return

    AB de Villiers's sparkling half century could not prevent Sri Lanka from snatching a five-wicket victory with one ball to spare as they capitalised on six dropped catches by South Africa in the third Twenty20 on Wednesday.

  • De Villiers gives up Test captaincy

    Star batsman AB de Villiers confirmed Monday he has stepped down as captain of the South Africa Test team with immediate effect as he recovers from an elbow injury.

  • AB De Villiers misses ODI against Ireland

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers is to skip Sunday's one-day international against Ireland to allow further recovery time from an elbow injury ahead of a five-match series against Australia.

  • ABD back from injury to face Australia

    South Africa's talismanic captain AB de Villiers recovers from injury and is included in the Proteas squad for the one-day series at home against Australia.

  • ‘Have improved as a batsman’

    Dinesh Karthik has been out of the Indian side for about two years now, but the wicketkeeper batsman is not losing sleep over it.

  • Warner ton sets up Australia win

    David Warner hits his maiden ODI century outside Australia to set up a 36-run tri-series win over South Africa

  • Bowlers lift South Africa to top spot

    Paceman Kagiso Rabada leads a brilliant South Africa bowling display to lift the Proteas to a 47-run win over Australia in the triangular one-day international series.