The second Test against India in Ahmedabad in 2008 was a turning point: AB de Villiers

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The second Test against India in Ahmedabad in 2008 was a turning point: AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers is in India these days. He is attending events, giving interviews and meeting his fans to promote his autobiography. AB de Villiers enjoys a massive fan following in India, and keeping in the mind the number of cricket lovers in India, it was important for AB de Villiers to do promotions in India. AB …


AB de Villiers is in India these days. He is attending events, giving interviews and meeting his fans to promote his autobiography. AB de Villiers enjoys a massive fan following in India, and keeping in the mind the number of cricket lovers in India, it was important for AB de Villiers to do promotions in India.

AB de Villiers’ autobiography has already created a lot of buzz and it promises to be a brilliant read for his fans and everyone who has followed his career.

In an interview to Times of India, AB de Villiers spoke about his about autobiography, where he talks in detail about highs and lows of his career. When asked about match or innings proved to be the turning point in his career, AB de Villiers said that the Test match in Ahmedabad in 2008 was the turning point of his career.

“The second Test against India in Ahmedabad in 2008 was a turning point. It wasn’t just the score of 217 not out; it was the fact that, strange as it seems, for almost the first time, I felt able to defend properly and play a long innings for the team.”

It was indeed a brilliant knock and one of the best AB de Villiers’s career. He batted with a lot of maturity and showed brilliant skills to not only negotiate but dominate India’s bowling attack on a track that had a lot of assistance for spinners. There are many knocks that his fans can pick as his best, but it is very satisfying to know that De Villiers value a Test knock over others.