AB de Villiers- Former Cricketer

AB de Villiers- Cricketer (In a Nutshell)

  • A South African cricketer born on February 17th, 1984.
  • He was a Right-handed batsman.
  • Remarkably, he played for ten different Domestic teams; Northerns, Titans, Delhi Daredevils, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Brisbane Heat just to name a few.
  • Incredibly he made 22 100s and 46 50s, in 114 Test matches, which is pretty impressive.
  • He retired from international cricket in 2018.
  • “It’s never easy to lose. But life is not all sunshine and roses.”- AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers- Cricketer(Nitty Gritty)

  • “I don’t like to celebrate my own achievements.”- AB de Villiers
  • “It’s always been about the team; it’s never been about myself.”- AB de Villiers
  • “You’ve got to be able to work hard. There must be inner drive that you want to be the best in the world at what you do.”- AB de Villiers
  • “I’ve always kept it very simple. I’m a big believer that basics stay the same for all the formats.”- AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers- Cricketer (A Lateral Thinker)

  • “If you don’t learn, especially if you are not playing well, then you are not going to move forward as a team.”- AB de Villiers
  • “In all kind of sports, you have to get the confidence going before you can start proving people wrong or right.”- AB de Villiers
  • “The main lesson I learned from 2015 is that a World Cup doesn’t define a player’s career.”- AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers- Cricketer (Final Thoughts)

  • “I don’t overthink things.”- AB de Villiers
  • “You live for all those pressure moments. Through an international career, you have ups and downs, but you always feel you are going to be tested in moments like that. It has taken me years to feel comfortable and to feel I have good composure in those situations.”- AB de Villiers
  • “There are so many dreams that I’d like to follow.”- AB de Villiers

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