Some of the game’s greatest current and former players were once again lost for words after AB de Villiers provided another spectacle in the IPL on Saturday.
The former Proteas skipper struck 55 off 22 deliveries to guide the Royal Challengers Bangalore over the line in an important clash against the Rajasthan Royals.
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Afterwards Twitter and Instagram exploded as the cricketing world once again paid tribute to the brilliance of De Villiers.
‘#ABD is a freak,’ wrote Tom Moody on his Twitter account, while England batsman Liam Livingstone said ‘De Villiers is the goat end of story!’
Here are some of the best reactions:
De Villiers is the 🐐 end of story!
— Liam Livingstone (@liaml4893) October 17, 2020
Genius. Just say it every day. @ABdeVilliers17
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 17, 2020
I said it a few days ago. Without a shadow of doubt @ABdeVilliers17 is the best batsman in the world!! #fact
— Farhaan Behardien (@fudgie11) October 17, 2020
AB De Villiers – once a genius, always a genius. What a wonderful chase. IPL logo shot by him, no wonder the logo is like his pose. #RCBvRR pic.twitter.com/OdE4Gw9ZtG
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 17, 2020
#ABD is a freak! #ABDevilliers #RRvRCB #IPL2020
— Tom Moody (@TomMoodyCricket) October 17, 2020
Can you picture the chinnaswamy stadium right about now……… 👀👀👀 ABD ABD ABD.. mr 360 does it again. So good @ABdeVilliers17 the @IPL at its best..
— JP Duminy (@jpduminy21) October 17, 2020