Without a doubt one of the game’s biggest entertainers, AB de Villiers has played in every single edition of the Indian Premier League. Take a look at his highly impressive IPL record.
De Villiers is set for his 14th season in the world’s biggest T20 competition and has become the greatest example of what the IPL is all about. That makes him one of the few players who have been part of the IPL since its inaugural season back in 2008.
His aggressive and innovative approach has had him rise to being one of the most famous cricketers in the world, while he is absolutely adored by the Indian faithful.
2021 also marks 10 years of De Villiers playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, while he started his IPL career with the Delhi Daredevils.
IPL Teams: Delhi Daredevils (2008-10), Royal Challengers Bangalore (2011-present)
Total runs: 2008 = 95, 2009 = 465, 2010 = 111, 2011 = 312, 2012 = 319, 2013 = 360, 2014 = 395, 2015 = 513, 2016 = 687, 2017 = 216, 2018 = 480, 2019 = 442, 2020 = 454
Highest scores: 133 (59) vs Mumbai Indians 2015, 129 (52) vs Gujarat Lions 2016, 105 (54) vs Chennai Super Kings 2009
Honours: De Villiers holds two positions in the top five for highest individual scores, fifth-most half-centuries in IPL history (38), fifth-fastest century in IPL history (43 deliveries), second-most sixes in IPL history (235), most fours in an innings (19), third-highest strike rate in an innings (387.50).
RCB: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Harshal Patel, Daniel Sams, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kane Richardson, Pavan Deshpande, Glenn Maxwell, Sachin Baby, Rajat Patidar, Mohammed Azharuddeen, Kyle Jamieson, Dan Christian, Suyesh Prabhudessai, KS Bharat, Finn Allen.