Abraham Benjamin “AB” de Villiers (ABD) is one of the best batsmen in the world. He is someone who can transform art into a reality because whatever shots which a typical batsman imagine, AB de Villiers executes it to perfection. He is known for his ability to play a wide range of shots. This is precisely the reason why he is popularly known as “Mr. 360”.
The former South African batsman was an integral part of the national team set-up. He was named the ICC ODI Player of the Year 3 times during his 15-year stellar international career and was one of the five Wisden cricketers of the decade at the end of 2019.
He is known for a range of unorthodox shots, especially behind the wicket-keeper. AB de Villiers means “innovation” because he invents new tricks in the game. He can take pride in the fact that he created a sensational record for the fastest ODI century in just 31 balls against West Indies.
In 2017, he stepped down from skippering limited-overs format. In May 2018, he announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket. However, he is entertaining the fans by playing domestic cricket. He is also one of the very few cricketers in the world with the least haters.
ABD was last seen playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 14th edition of the IPL before the tournament got suspended due to a coronavirus pandemic. He will return to action IPL resumes on September 15 in the United Arab Emirates.
AB de Villiers (ABD) Net Worth in 2021
AB de Villiers represented South Africa in 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is scoring 8765, 9577and 1672 runs respectively. He maintained an average of over 50 in Tests and ODIs. He scored 22 centuries and 46 fifties in Tests, 25 centuries and 53 fifties in ODIs and 10 fifties in T20Is.
The experienced campaigner doesn’t possess an annual contract with Cricket South Africa. Needless to say, he plays T20 leagues globally. He has featured in the Indian Premier League, Big Bash League, Caribbean Premier League, T20 Blast, Pakistan Super League, and Mzansi Super League. AB de Villiers’ net worth is estimated to be around INR 148 crores ($21 million).
Salary in IPL
AB de Villiers has been one of the important pillars of RCB’s history. Players like AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli and Yuzvendra Chahal have RCB DNA through and through. RCB retained ABD in the mega auction besides their skipper Virat Kohli. Since then, he earns a whopping INR 11 crores per season.
Having represented in the IPL for quite a long time has helped cricket endorse a wide spectrum of top brands over the years. The star cricketer has been connected with big brands like Myntra, Kingfisher, Puma during his union with the IPL franchise. Besides this, he also endorses brands like Montblanc, Puma, Audi, MRF. If reports doing the rounds are to be believed, then he earns about $ 1 million from this string of endorsements.
|Name||AB de Villiers|
|Annual Salary||Various leagues and brand endorsements|
|Net Worth||21 Million USD|
|Net Worth in Rupees||153 Crore|
|IPL Salary||11 Crore per season|
|Endorsements||Myntra, Kingfisher, Puma, Montblanc, Audi, MRF|
|Yearly Salary||24 Crore+|
|Car Collection||Audi Q7 and BMW X5|
|Residence||Durban, South Africa|