ARTICLES RELATING TO AB DE VILLIERS

Centurion names suite after AB

2015-01-27 14:00

For the first time in the history of SA cricket, a suite at a major ground will be named after a currently active player.

Proteas bank on golden generation

2015-01-26 07:38

SA's hopes of ending a CWC hoodoo will rest with some of the finest players currently active in the ODI game.

Proteas rest big guns

2015-01-22 21:46

SA will rest key players for the remainder of the ODI series against West Indies as they rotate their squad with one eye on the CWC.

AB likely to miss Centurion

2015-01-22 11:25

Hashim Amla to miss PE, AB de Villiers to sit out Centurion: that is the Proteas’ short-term plan, reports Rob Houwing.

AB, Hash mustn’t over-feast

2015-01-20 12:25

SA should play their biggest guns again in East London to try to seal the series, then give them a break, says Rob Houwing.

AB thrills with his natural talent

2015-01-19 10:00

AB de Villiers's record-breaking innings against the West Indies showed he is arguably the most skilled batsman in cricket.

It wasn’t part of the plan: AB

2015-01-19 09:43

AB de Villiers says his record-breaking 149 off 44 balls against the West Indies came down to it just being "his day".

Anderson salutes De Villiers

2015-01-19 07:08

Corey Anderson saluted AB de Villiers for a "hell of an innings" after the South African broke the New Zealander's record.

STATS: AB de Villiers' record ODI

2015-01-18 22:33

Proteas star AB de Villiers set a number of records as he smashed the fastest ever ODI century against West Indies.

AB displays his repertoire

2015-01-18 14:13

Captain AB de Villiers has smashed 104 from 31 balls to register the fastest ODI century in history against the Windies.

AB delighted with mature bowling

2015-01-17 14:22

AB de Villiers praised his bowlers after their 61-run Duckworth-Lewis victory over West Indies.

Proteas coast to victory

2015-01-16 22:38

The Proteas have coasted to victory in a rain-affected ODI against the West Indies at Kingsmead in Durban.

Proteas fine-tune CWC preparation

2015-01-16 07:20

AB de Villiers says the series against the West Indies will be an opportunity for the Proteas to fine-tune their World Cup preparations.

Gilchrist: AB most valuable cricketer

2015-01-14 09:00

Australia’s Adam Gilchrist has branded Proteas ODI captain AB de Villiers as the “most valuable cricketer on the planet”.

We've got players to win - AB

2015-01-07 22:15

Proteas captain AB de Villiers believes his team have the firepower to bring the ICC Cricket World Cup title home.

AB is a master - Richardson

2015-01-05 12:50

Former captain and current West Indies team manager Richie Richardson has heaped praise on South African batsman AB de Villiers.

Exciting battle unfolds at Newlands

2015-01-04 18:24

Leon Johnson and Marlon Samuels have dug in to keep the West Indies afloat in the third Test against South Africa at Newlands.

Amla praises De Villiers, Steyn

2014-12-20 14:47

Proteas captain Hashim Amla said their dominant victory over the West Indies was a fitting tribute to AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn.

Proteas to remain grounded

2014-12-17 20:33

Proteas coach Russell Domingo says his charges would stay grounded, despite a record fourth wicket partnership.

De Villiers and Steyn mark decade in Test arena

2014-12-16 13:17

AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn are set to celebrate 10 years of Test cricket on the opening day of the first Test against the West Indies at SuperSport Park.

Proteas too unpredictable

2014-11-25 15:15

Zintle says the Proteas are not playing to their strengths and a mind shift needs to take place in the team.

Specialist players are the key for Proteas

2014-11-25 14:23

Nick believes Proteas selectors should pick specialist batsman and bowlers and gives his choices in those roles.

Career-high ranking for De Kock

2014-11-24 14:09

South Africa's Quinton de Kock has moved to a career-high seventh position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen.

Proteas were below par

2014-11-21 15:13

John says the West Indies tour to South Africa will be the last opportunity for players to stake their claim in the World Cup squad.

AB: I'd like to push myself down

2014-11-20 14:05

South African batsman AB de Villiers has explained his thought process behind his change in position following the loss to Australia.

 

Proteas loss 'painful affair'

2015-01-26 10:48

Proteas' captain AB de Villiers has described the team's loss against the West Indies in Port Elizabeth as a "painful affair".

Proteas strive to continue winning

2015-01-24 22:29

Proteas captain, AB de Villiers, says it will be important to continue with the winning momentum against the West Indies.

Steyn rested for remainder of ODIs

2015-01-22 18:22

Dale Steyn will not feature in the remainder of ODI series against the West Indies, as coach Russel Domingo looks to utilise his full squad.

Windies opt to bat against SA

2015-01-21 13:12

The West Indies have won the toss and chose to bat first against South Africa in the third ODI at Buffalo Park in East London.

AB 'most brilliant, innovative'

2015-01-19 14:29

After carnage at the Wanderers, former SA cricket captain Ali Bacher says his admiration for AB de Villiers knows no bounds.

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AB de Villiers broke the record for the fastest century in a one-day international yesterday. De Villiers took just 31 balls to catapult his way to 100 runs against the West Indies. Today's newspapers celebrate his triumph. Watch.

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In today's news headlines: Sentencing proceedings of apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson are expected to start in Pretoria today, Zelda la Grange, Nelson Mandela’s former assistant, has issued apologies for saying whites did not feel welcome in South Africa and Corey Anderson has saluted AB de Villiers for a "hell of an innings".

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I've hit the ball better - AB

2015-01-18 22:34

Despite scoring the fastest hundred in the history of ODI cricket, AB de Villiers says he has timed the ball better in the past.

AB's record leads Proteas to win

2015-01-18 18:24

The fastest ever ODI century by Proteas captain AB de Villiers has contributed to the team's victory over the Windies in Jhb.

Pink Proteas eager to maintain form

2015-01-17 17:08

The Proteas will be looking to continue their good run in pink for the second ODI against the West Indies.

AB: I'm a little bit embarrassed

2015-01-17 07:46

AB de Villiers says he was a little embarrassed to be standing with the man of the match award because David Miller batted better.

Proteas win toss and bat 1st

2015-01-16 13:07

Proteas captain AB de Villiers has won the toss and elected to bat first in the first ODI against the West Indies in Durban. LIVE:

AB expects confident Windies

2015-01-15 15:32

Proteas captain AB de Villiers is expecting to face a West Indies team riding high on confidence at Kingsmead.

AB slips in ICC rankings

2015-01-12 16:59

Sri Lanka star Kumar Sangakarra has replaced Proteas star AB de Villiers atop the latest ICC Test batsmen rankings.

R5.8m in the bag for Proteas

2015-01-06 14:29

The Proteas' series win over the West Indies has assured they remain the No 1-ranked team in Test cricket.

Under 200 will do for Proteas

2015-01-04 22:00

Proteas batsman AB de Villiers says his side would be comfortable chasing anything under 200 to beat the West Indies at Newlands.

No keeping for AB in ODIs: Domingo

2014-12-31 12:14

With the CWC edging closer, Russell Domingo is adamant he does not want AB de Villiers keeping wicket for the Proteas in ODIs.

Rain halts Proteas onslaught

2014-12-18 16:45

Rain has washed out the rest of day two of the first Test between South Africa and the West Indies in Centurion.

Proteas pile on the runs

2014-12-17 18:05

Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers have piled on the runs for the Proteas on Day 1 of the first Test against the West Indies.

AB hoping for fast start

2014-12-15 19:15

Proteas batsman AB de Villiers is hoping for a fast start against the West Indies in the first of three Tests, at Centurion.

De Villiers' assumption not on the money

2014-11-25 15:09

Nick disagrees with Proteas captain AB de Villiers' assessment of the tour to Australia.

AB: We're better than the Aussies

2014-11-24 22:32
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Despite a series defeat against Australia, Proteas captain AB de Villiers believes his team will be favourites for the World Cup.

Proteas lose top rankings spot

2014-11-24 13:12

Following their 4-1 ODI series loss in Australia, the Proteas have lost their No 1 spot in the ICC rankings.

De Villiers lifts Proteas

2014-11-21 09:46

AB De Villiers fell just short of a century after laying the platform for an impressive SA batting performance in their fourth ODI.

Proteas in ‘house of glory’

2014-11-20 13:01

If the Proteas can level the ODI series 2-2 with Oz, they will also preserve a stunning MCG record, writes Rob Houwing.

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