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South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Time to accept that de Villiers' days are numbered?

Jan 17, 2017: AB de Villiers has struggled in recent months to convince anyone that he is still passionate about playing for South Africa. Maybe it's time to accept his international days are numbered

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers not picking and choosing Tests - Lorgat

Jan 17, 2017: AB de Villiers is "not picking and choosing" the Tests he plays, according to CSA chief executive Haroon Lorgat

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa news

De Villiers not retiring from Tests, but opts out of New Zealand series

Jan 17, 2017: AB de Villiers has said he is not retiring from Test cricket, squashing speculation over the last few days that he was going to give up the longest format

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa news

Doubts raised about de Villiers Test future

Jan 14, 2017: AB de Villiers' Test future appears to be up in the air once again, as he prepares to meet with the South Africa team management to discuss his role in the side

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Bavuma, the mouse who needs to roar

Jan 13, 2017: With AB de Villiers nearing a return to fitness, there's an obvious candidate to make way in South Africa's Test middle order. But, inevitably, there's a catch

Firdose Moonda at Johannesburg

ODI batting nominees

Big chases? Too easy

Jan 11, 2017: One-day batting just got bigger and better in 2016, as our shortlist of the best performances of the year shows

Nikhil Kalro

'Being Test captain is almost the first time people take you seriously'

Dec 15, 2016: South Africa's leadership conundrum has come full circle, with the Test captaincy now in the hands of Faf du Plessis, a man seemingly designed for it

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

De Villiers steps down as Test captain

Dec 12, 2016: AB de Villiers has stepped down as South Africa's Test captain with immediate effect and has been ruled out of the three Tests against Sri Lanka as he continues to recover from elbow surgery

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

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
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