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AB de Villiers

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Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (born 17 February 1984) is a South African former international cricketer, and a current commentator. AB de Villiers was named as the ICC ODI Player of the Year three times during his 15-year international career and was one of the five Wisden cricketers of the decade at the end of 2019. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of AB de Villiers has received more than 8,167,399 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). AB de Villiers is the 40th most popular cricketer (down from 37th in 2019), the 322nd most popular biography from South Africa (down from 285th in 2019) and the most popular South African Cricketer.

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Among cricketers, AB de Villiers ranks 40 out of 68Before him are Javagal Srinath, Adam Gilchrist, Kumar Sangakkara, Steve Waugh, Inzamam-ul-Haq, and Suresh Raina. After him are Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh, Matthew Hayden, Jacques Kallis, Shoaib Malik, and Mahela Jayawardene.

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Among people born in 1984, AB de Villiers ranks 1,072Before him are Diego Penny, Jonathan Ericsson, Yuliya Chekalyova, Marco Aurelio Fontana, Yane Marques, and Mathieu Ladagnous. After him are Gustavo Salgueiro de Almeida Correia, Tan Xue, Alan Hutton, Erika Villaécija, Michael Schmid, and Corey Graves.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, AB de Villiers ranks 322 out of 374Before him are Tatjana Schoenmaker (1997), Schalk Burger (1983), Bernard Parker (1986), J. R. Rotem (1975), Ryan Gibbons (1994), and Rowen Fernández (1978). After him are Lucas Thwala (1981), Akani Simbine (1993), Elrio van Heerden (1983), Bradley Carnell (1977), Burry Stander (1987), and Nasief Morris (1981).

Among CRICKETERS In South Africa

Among cricketers born in South Africa, AB de Villiers ranks 1After him are Jacques Kallis (1975), Gary Kirsten (1967), Hashim Amla (1983), Kevin Pietersen (1980), Dale Steyn (1983), and Quinton de Kock (1992).

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