AB de Villiers, is a former international cricketer who has captained South African cricket team across all three formats. He was named as the ICC ODI Player of the Year three times during his 15-year international career.
He played for Titans in South African domestic cricket and Delhi Daredevils & Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL). In limited overs cricket he is an attacking batsman. He has the record of hitting the fastest ODI century in just 31 balls. He also records the fastest ODI 50,100 and 150.
De Villiers began his international career as a wicket-keeper-batsman, but he has played most often solely as a batsman. He batted at various positions in the batting order, but predominantly in the middle-order. Noted as one of the most innovative batsmen in the modern game, de Villiers is known for a range of unorthodox shots, particularly behind the wicket-keeper.