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Steyn backs de Villiers to return as captain

Dec 9, 2016: Dale Steyn has said there should be no question about who South Africa's leader should be: "AB is the captain. He has earned that spot"

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers, Morkel to play domestic T20s in fitness bid

Dec 2, 2016: AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel are set to play for their franchise, Titans, next week to prove their fitness for the upcoming home summer

Firdose Moonda

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hobart

De Villiers to remain captain on return - Zondi

Nov 16, 2016: Despite the success of Faf du Plessis as South Africa's stand-in Test captain on this tour, AB de Villiers appears set to resume in the position when fully fit

Firdose Moonda in Hobart

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hobart, 4th day

Du Plessis or de Villiers: Who should lead South Africa?

Nov 15, 2016: Faf du Plessis has said he will continue as South Africa's captain if asked to do so. Since du Plessis was appointed stand-in captain, South Africa has not lost a match, winning their last nine games

Firdose Moonda in Hobart

The Faf advantage

Oct 17, 2016: Why du Plessis is better placed to captain South Africa than AB de Villiers

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers hopes for Adelaide comeback

Oct 7, 2016: AB de Villiers is clinging on to a slim hope of making a comeback from an elbow injury sooner than expected, in South Africa's first day-night Test against Australia in Adelaide

Firdose Moonda

South Africa

AB de Villiers to have surgery, ruled out of Australia tour

Sep 27, 2016: AB de Villiers has been ruled out of the home ODI and away Test series against Australia with an elbow injury

ESPNcricinfo staff

Ireland in South Africa 2016

De Villiers' injury trouble not over

Sep 22, 2016: South Africa's ODI captain AB de Villiers will sit out the one-off match against Ireland on September 25 as he completes his recovery from an elbow injury

Firdose Moonda

AB: The Autobiography

The adventures of AB

Sep 1, 2016: AB de Villiers' autobiography delves into his pursuit of excellence, and the highs and lows of being an on-demand international cricketer

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers opens up on World Cup heartbreak in autobiography

Aug 31, 2016: In his book, AB: The Autobiography, which launched in Johannesburg today, AB de Villers describes the 2015 World Cup semi-final defeat as the "greatest disappointment" of his cricket career

Firdose Moonda

New Zealand in South Africa 2016

'Fooled myself that I could keep going through injury' - de Villiers

Aug 16, 2016: AB de Villiers has admitted injuries have snuck up on him "like a thief in the night" but he remains committed to playing international cricket for South Africa

Firdose Moonda

CPL 2016

De Villiers, Parnell and Steyn set to depart from CPL

Jul 19, 2016: A CPL media release confirmed that Tridents' AB de Villiers and Wayne Parnell will be replaced by Ahmed Shehzad and Marchant de Lange respectively, while Tallawahs' Dale Steyn will be replaced by Dane Paterson

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies v South Africa, ODi tri-series, Bridgetown

Blame the players, not the coach - de Villiers

Jun 25, 2016: South Africa captain AB de Villiers has mounted a strong defence of coach Russell Domingo in the aftermath of the team's exit from the Caribbean triangular series

Firdose Moonda

Australia v South Africa, ODI tri-series, Barbados

'We enjoy pressure situations' - de Villiers

Jun 20, 2016: South Africa captain AB de Villiers is pleased with the way his side has responded to pressure in the ongoing triangular ODI series in the Caribbean

Firdose Moonda

Australia v South Africa, ODI tri-series, Barbados

Rain washes out De Villiers' 200th ODI for South Africa

Jun 19, 2016: AB De Villiers' 200th ODI for South Africa ended much the same way his 100th Test did; with rain forcing an abandonment, after just one over, at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday

The Report by Firdose Moonda

South Africa v West Indies, ODI tri-series, Basseterre

West Indies have become a really good ODI unit - de Villiers

Jun 15, 2016: South Africa captain AB de Villiers is looking for a more dynamic performance from his team as they come up against what he believes is a more consistent West Indies team

Firdose Moonda

What makes Kohli, Warner and AB special

Jun 8, 2016: The three most prolific batsmen of this IPL are extraordinary in distinct ways

Sanjay Manjrekar

West Indies v South Africa, ODI tri-series, Providence

De Villiers blames end-overs batting for defeat

Jun 4, 2016: AB de Villiers identified the last 10 to 12 overs of South Africa's innings as the period of play that cost his side the match in their tri-series opener against hosts West Indies in Guyana

ESPNcricinfo staff

IPL 2016

A record-breaking year, but no title for RCB

May 30, 2016: Led by the batting feats of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, Royal Challengers Bangalore overcame a poor start to the season and went all the way to the final, only for their bowling weaknesses to resurface

Vishal Dikshit

Welcome to the era of the total batsman

May 30, 2016: T20 has produced a breed of player who with his imagination, athleticism and technical mastery proves that scoring prodigiously and fast does not have to involve massive risk-taking

Ed Smith
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