Cricket World Cup 2015

AB turns 31 not out*

2015-02-17 10:14
AB de Villiers (AFP)

Cape Town - SA - and perhaps the world's - No 1 batsman, AB de Villiers, turns 31 today.

VIDEO: Proteas wish AB de Villiers Happy Birthday!

The Proteas' Cricket World Cup hopes will rest squarely on the broad shoulders of Abraham Benjamin de Villiers.

De Villiers has played 98 Test for his country, scoring 7 606 runs at an average of 52.09.

In the ODI arena he's amassed 7 484 runs at an average of 51.97 in 180 matches and is currently ranked at No 1 in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen.

In the hit-and-giggle T20 format, AB has recorded 1 007 runs in 57 matches at an average of 22.37.

But what does AB mean to YOU, the cricket fan? Let us know in the comments section below OR email us at

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