In pictures: AB de Villiers batting career


AB de Villiers, one of the most entertaining cricketers the world has ever seen, announced his international retirement on Wednesday. He has been known to play the most difficult shots, being a product of great value for the photographers.

In the international arena, he scored 8,765 runs in 114 Tests, 9,577 runs in 228 ODIs and 1,672 runs in 78 T20s. De Villiers maintained a batting average of 53.50 in the ODI format with strike rate of 101.09.

Here’s him playing some of the most scintillating strokes and being photographed in doing so: