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AB de Villiers IPL 2022 Team, Retirement, Highest Score, Career

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AB de Villiers IPL 2022 Team – One of the most complete batsmen in modern day cricket history, AB de Villiers has done everything with the bat in Indian Premier League.

Mr 360 has represented only two teams in IPL history, namely Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore. He played for Delhi Daredevils from 2008 to 2010 and then was picked by RCB ahead of 2011 and played for RCB from 2011 to 2021.

AB de Villiers IPL 2022 Team

The former South African captain announced that he is retiring from all the forms of cricket after the 2nd leg of IPL in UAE in 2021. The fans wont be able to see the superman AB de Villiers in action anymore on the cricket field. It is fair to say that it is the end of an era.

AB de Villiers IPL stats

Being a middle order batsman is the most difficult role in T20. It requires extreme versatility to have numbers like what AB de Villiers has. He could literally smash all types of bowling which almost no batsmen is capable of. Every batsmen in the history of the game had some flaws one way or the other and then there is AB de Villiers who had no glitch in his batting

Matches Runs Average Strike rate 50s 100s
184 5162 39 151 40 3

AB de Villiers stats vs pace in IPL

Year Innings Runs Average Strike rate
2008 6 68 13 94
2009 12 241 48 136
2010 6 71 35 87
2011 12 178 35 145
2012 13 243 40 178
2013 14 299 33 184
2014 12 262 29 179
2015 13 355 50 167
2016 14 397 56 176
2017 9 161 53 145
2018 10 247 123 194
2019 12 307 76 183
2020 14 313 39 193
2021 10 214 42 165
Total 157 3356 43 165

These numbers surely make you doubt that AB de Villiers is not a normal human to play cricket. He is a special cricketer for a reason.

His IPL career numbers against spin are extraordinary as well.

IPL Innings vs spin Runs Average Strike rate
131 1806 34 131

AB de Villiers boast most Man of the Match in IPL record

AB de Villiers holds the record for most man of the match in IPL history. He has bagged 25 awards in 184 games. The second highest is Chris Gayle with 22 awards. He is a high impact player and makes sure that when he gets a big score, his team is ending up on the winning side.

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IPL 2022 Stats
Most Runs in IPL Hat trick in IPL
Most Wickets in IPL Highest score in IPL
Highest Strike Rate in IPL Highest partnership in IPL
Most centuries in IPL Highest paid player in IPL
Most sixes in IPL Best bowling figures in IPL

 

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