AB De Villiers (Abraham Benjamin de Villiers) commonly known as AB. He is former captain of South Africa cricket team and one of the most famous cricketers at present. AB plays many outstanding innings but we are here showing review on top 5 innings AB plays against world’s top teams —
AB De Villiers top 5 special innings against world’s top teams in ODI matches
136*(106) vs Australia, Harare, 2014
Against Australia, South Africa chasing a huge total 328 runs all because of Finch and Bailey’s performance in the first game of Tri-series. Start of South African team was not good they were 51/2 when he walked out to bat. He knows her team wants him to stand on the ground and unsettled Australians bowlers by his batting. Master class performance with Faf du Plessis (106) brilliant innings.
The partnership between both is 206 runs in 28 overs, team achieves the Target with 20 balls spare. This the 18th ODI century from the South African skipper and won the man of the match award for it.
162*(66) vs West Indies, Sydney, 2015
The match with West Indies in World Cup 2015 in Sydney. South Africa elect to bat first, and start not well de kock lost his wicket early then Amla and du plessis make a good partnership after that AB de wakes out to bat an play mind blowing innings of 162 not out in just 66 balls with 8 sixes and 17 fours. South Africa sets 409 runs target against West Indies team. And they were all out on 151 runs and South Africa wins the match by 257 runs and Imran Tahir takes 5-haul in this match.
121(85) vs England, Cape town, 2009
England tour of South Africa, 3rd ODI of the series, African team elect to bat first and the openers gives very solid start and form a base for other batsman’s like AB de Villiers JP Duminy. Ab de comes on the ground and superb innings of 121 runs in 85 balls and hits 14 fours in his innings. South Africa sets 355 target for the visitors and won the match by 112 runs.
128(108) vs Pakistan, Johannesburg, 2013
Pakistan tour of South Africa, Johannesburg, 3rd ODI of the series, series is level before the match. Pakistan elect to field, Ab De Villiers and Amla played very well and both the player hits centuries. And with the superb strike rate of 118 and 107. South African team final total is 343/5 runs and won the match by 34 runs. But in this Shahid Afridi 88(48) also play a mind blowing innings but misses his hundred.
119 (61) vs India, Mumbai, 2015
South Africa tour of India, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, series decider of the 5-match ODI series. South Africa bat first Q de kock 109(87) and F du plessis 133(115) hit the century after F du plessis retired AB De Villiers out with bat. And plays with Indian Bowlers specially with Bhuvneshwar Kumar (10-0-106-1). De Villiers attack every bowler and that’s the reason South Africa made very huge total of 438 and level his second highest total in ODI matches by a team. SOUTH AFRICA the match by 214 runs.