'Let Brevis be best version of himself' - Affies coach Deon Botes on AB comparisons

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Dewald Brevis. (Photo by Ashley Allen-/ICC via Getty Images)
Dewald Brevis. (Photo by Ashley Allen-/ICC via Getty Images)

The emergence of a young and talented batting hero, especially one that comes from Afrikaans Seuns Hoerskool (Affies) in Tshwane will always evoke memories of AB de Villiers.

After all, Dewald Brevis isn't only a recent graduate of the school, but also wears the number 17 that De Villiers made famous, even though it must be noted that it was Benni McCarthy who properly trademarked the number 17 through his footballing exploits.

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