AB de Villiers is the most versatile batsman in world cricket at the moment. From paddle-sweeps to reverse-scooping fast bowlers for a six over the wicketkeeper’s head, AB de Villiers plays some of the most outrageous shots that entertain and amuse his fans. De Villiers is surely the most difficult bowler to bowl at because of his ‘360 degree’ style of batting. The best part about AB de Villiers batting is the way he adjusts his game according to the format that he is playing. It’s true that people remember AB de Villiers for his power-hitting but we have also seen De Villiers batting for consecutive days in Test cricket to save and win matches for South Africa.
The video shared below is a good compilation of some of the most outrageous shots played by AB de Villiers. If someone ever dares to ask “what is so good about AB de Villiers?” just show him/her this video. He/she will immediately fall in love with AB de Villiers. Oh yes! It is that good!
AB de Villiers, unlike other power-hitters and finishers, has the capability to bat at any position and adjust his game accordingly. De Villiers has a very technique and his head position is something that allows him to play all these “crazy” shots. De Villiers always tells youngster to keep a still head while playing shot and many young batsmen, specially in the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) squad, have benefited after De Villiers’ advice.
AB de Villiers, purely because of the way he plays the game of cricket, is arguably the most loved cricketer in the world at the moment and his massive army of fans will only grow day-by-day. De Villiers is a big star in India because of his active involvement in the Indian Premier League (IPL) right from the first season. And not to forget, De Villiers has played some of the most unbelievable innings for RCB.