AB de Villiers is one of the best batsmen of his time. There are very few people who know cricket, who are not aware of his batting. He has played many match-winning innings for South Africa and has set many records in the world of batting cricket. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), AB de Villiers has played a key role for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He has been associated with the franchise since 2011.
De Villiers has been called the best batsman of the last decade with an average of over 50 in ODIs and Tests. However, in 2018, when de Villiers abruptly announced his retirement from international cricket, he was now exhausted. However, he has continued to play franchise cricket and has consistently done well for RCB. De Villiers recently talked about IPL 2020.
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During this time he named a batsman with whom he had many similarities. De Villiers said he sees a lot in himself for young Australian batsman Jose Phillips. Speaking in a video on the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) official app, de Villiers said he was keen to win his first IPL title as an RCB equipped with young players.
“We have some of the best cricketers in the world this IPL season. We have Aaron Finch, Moin Ali, Adam Jampa and Jose Philip in our squad. I want to work with Josh the way I was when I was young. I found a lot of similarities. Players from all around will be joining the team soon. I’m thrilled with Josh. I saw him play for the Sydney Sixers. He hit the new ball quickly. He does. He’s a very talented player. He spoke. “