AB de Villiers showcased nevertheless once again why he is viewed as one particular of the most explosive batsmen in T20 cricket as he scored an unbeaten fifty five in 24 balls as Royal Challengers Bangalore set a target of 202 for Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians to chase.
In the course of action, Royal Challengers Bangalore star AB de Villiers grew to become the fifth batsman and 2nd overseas player to score 4500 runs in the Indian Premier League in Dubai on Monday.
De Villiers also joined an elite checklist headed by Virat Kohli and contains the likes of Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, David Warner and Shikhar Dhawan in that purchase.
Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner is the only other foreigner with 4500 runs beneath their belt in the IPL.AB de Villiers, who retired from worldwide cricket in 2018, began his IPL profession with Delhi Daredevils in advance of moving to Royal Challengers Bangalore. He formed a formidable partnership with Kohli in RCB but their presence has even now not assisted the crew win the IPL.
In 2016, AB de Villiers appreciated his ideal IPL season. From sixteen matches, he scored 687 runs and RCB completed runners-ups also thanks in no modest measure to Virat Kohli’s 973 runs.
AB de Villiers had gone previous 500 in the 2015 season as very well – from sixteen matches, he scored 513 runs which includes his tournament-ideal of 133 not out.