AB de Villiers has retired from all forms international cricket with immediate effect.
The man with an enviable range of shots who could hit the ball to any part of the ground with ease. Legend.
Below are the key statistics and highlights of AB's 14-year long career.
- AB De Villiers played 114 Test matches, 228 ODIs and 78 T20 Internationals.
- He made a staggering 20,014 international runs (8765 in Tests, 9577 in ODIs and 1672 in T20Is).
- De Villiers averages over 50 in both Tests and ODIs.
- He slammed 22 centuries and 46 fifties in international cricket.
- De Villiers holds the records for the fastest 50 (16 balls), 100 (31 balls) and 150 (64 balls) of all time in One Day Internationals by any batsmen.
- He also holds the fastest hundred by a South African in Tests and the fastest 50 by South African in T20Is.
- De Villiers is a three-time ICC ODI player of the year, winning the award in 2010, 2014 and 2015.
- He Villiers holds the record for most Test innings without registering a duck (78) before being dismissed for nought against Bangladesh in November 2008.
- De Villiers holds the second-highest individual score by a South African batsman - 278 (not out).