6. Study And Athletics
De Villiers holds the record for 100m meter sprint in junior Athletics of South Africa. Besides sports, he was also good at studies. He received a national medal for a science project from South African president Nelson Mandela.
7. Part-Time Musician
AB’s versatility has no limits. He is equally pleasing in the music field. Back in August 2010, he released an album with Ampie du Preez called, “Maak Jou Drome Waar”. He is also a songwriter.
8. Special Love For India
AB De Villiers has a special attraction towards the country, India. He was playing in the Indian Premier League in 2013 when he proposed to his girlfriend Danielle de Villiers. ABD chose the Taj Mahal as the perfect location to propose to her girlfriend Danielle. The couple got married later that year.
9. Childhood Friend Of Faf Du Plessis
Another extremely passionate cricketer from the country Faf Duplessis is a childhood friend of AB. They both studies in the same school and were also part of the cricket team.
10. Got Emotional In World Cup 2015
In the 2015 ICC World Cup, when South Africa lost to New Zealand in the semifinals. The whole team broke down into tears as they had the lead in the entire match. New Zealand snatched the match from the hands of South Africa in the last over and qualified for the final against Australia. ABD was seen crying post the match on the field. He and his teammates were unable to stop tears bursting out from their eyes. It was really a sad day for every cricket fan.