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Top-10 Interesting and unknown facts about AB de Villiers 

In life, we think we know many things, many people and many things about those many people especially when it comes to our favorite Celebrity stars or sportsmen. But often there are things we miss out some very interesting facts as they get overshadowed by their other sporting credentials.

It is the same with South Africa’s AB de Villiers. We all know him as a great batsman, a brilliant wicket-keeper and terrific cricketer overall who can do almost anything including scoring the fastest ODI Century and the fastest half-century ODI from South Africa and playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL but there are few very interesting and unknown facts about AB de Villiers.


1. AB de Villiers was shortlisted for Junior National Hockey squad.

2. He was shortlisted for Junior National Football squad.

3. AB de Villiers captained the South Africa Junior Rugby side.

4. He held six South African school swimming records.

5. He was the fastest 100-meter time in South Africa Junior Athletics.

6. AB was a member of South Africa Junior Davis Cup Tennis Team.

7. He was a National Badminton U-19 Champion.

8. De Villiers has a Golf handicap of scratch.

(And you might be wondering he could do all this because he was not as good in studies as he was in sports then here is the twist)

9. Received a national medal from Mandela for a science project.

10. In 2010, AB de Villiers collaborated with South African Ampie Du Preez for his their debut music album named “Maak Jou Drome Waar” (Make Your Dreams Come True)


So now that you know the Top-10 Interesting and unknown facts about AB de Villiers you can go out to your friends and brag about knowing your favorite cricketer more than you do. 

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