1. South Africa Riding AB de Villiers' Highs and Lows into World Cup Semi-Final

    Ingenious. Impenetrable. A fearsome striker. A true athlete. Staggeringly consistent. The world's best. As a batsman, AB de Villiers is, right now, the ultimate. As good as it comes...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 746 reads 0 comments

  2. Cricket World Cup 2015: Ranking Top 15 Batsmen of the Group Stage

    The Cricket World Cup 2015 has provided a feast of big hitting, but who were the top performers with the bat during the group stage? With a spectacular knock against the West Indies, AB de Villiers maintained his incredible form...

    Chris Bradshaw Written by Chris Bradshaw about 1 month ago 11,974 reads 7 comments

  3. Pakistan Surprise South Africa, Ireland Triumph and More from Day 22

    Saturday's action at the World Cup saw an upset in Group B—and it wasn't Ireland beating Zimbabwe in Hobart. The Irish boosted their chances of finishing in the top four of the pool with a thrilling five-run triumph at Bellerive Oval...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 1,021 reads 1 comments

  4. AB De Villiers and Chris Gayle's Innings Should Be Enjoyed Not Explained

    AB de Villiers struck 162 not out from 66 balls against the West Indies. Chris Gayle struck 215 from 147 balls against Zimbabwe three days before. Together they both broke all kinds of records...

    Felix Keith Written by Felix Keith about 2 months ago 1,067 reads 1 comments

  5. AB De Villiers' Century: Why ODI Cricket Has Swung Too Far in Favour of Batsmen

    Awesome, incredible, superhuman, preposterous—just some of the adjectives used to describe AB de Villiers ' sublime century against the West Indies in Johannesburg on Sunday, and every one of them richly deserved...

    Chris Bradshaw Written by Chris Bradshaw about 3 months ago 1,531 reads 1 comments

  6. AB De Villiers' Record-Breaking ODI Hundred Proves He Is the Best in the World

    AB de Villiers broke the record for the fastest ODI hundred in the history of the game on Sunday. It took him just 31 balls to get there, five deliveries faster than the record set by Corey Anderson last year...

    Antoinette Muller Written by Antoinette Muller about 4 months ago 15,852 reads 0 comments

  7. AB De Villiers Sets ODI Records During South Africa vs. West Indies

    South Africa batsman AB de Villiers smashed the fastest ever one-day international century during his team’s clash with the West Indies. The 30-year-old brought up the landmark score in just 31 deliveries, per cricket...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 4 months ago 21,993 reads 2 comments

  8. 10 Years and Counting, AB De Villiers Is Heading Toward All-Time Great Status

    Ten years ago to the day, a lush-haired AB de Villiers made his debut for South Africa. Three Tests later, he scored his first Test century. A decade on, and De Villiers is still going, having not missed a single Test in that time period...

    Antoinette Muller Written by Antoinette Muller about 5 months ago 48,922 reads 0 comments

  9. Even Non-South Africans Will Get Pumped by the Cricket Team's New Video

    The South African cricket team have released a new video that stirs the soul—even for people from other countries. The video contains inspirational speeches from one-day captain AB de Villiers and Test captain Hashim Amla ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 7 months ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  10. Who's the Best All-Round Batsman in the World Right Now? October 2014

    Most cricket lovers have an opinion on who is the best batsman in the world, but what do the numbers say? It's time to take our quarterly survey of the best in batsmanship using nothing but cold, hard, statistics...

    Chris Bradshaw Written by Chris Bradshaw about 7 months ago 4,555 reads 2 comments

  11. Predicting the Top 20 Batsmen in the ICC Test Rankings a Year from Now

    If a week is considered a long time in politics, then in cricket a year must seem like an eternity for players, especially those with bat in hand given just how elusive their form can be even from one day to the very next...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 7 months ago 8,823 reads 5 comments

  12. Ranking the Top 50 Batsmen in ODI Cricket by Strike Rate

    With attention around the globe beginning to focus on next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which gets underway in just six months' time, we rank the Top 50 batsmen in one-day international cricket by their strike rate...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 8 months ago 37,071 reads 0 comments

  13. Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers' Partnership Will Define Proteas After Graeme Smith

    Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers have played cricket alongside each other for the last 10 years. The two could not be more different. De Villiers is the flamboyant trailblazer, Amla the quiet one with silky wrists...

    Antoinette Muller Written by Antoinette Muller about 10 months ago 1,523 reads 2 comments

  14. IPL 2014: Biggest Team Totals, Greatest Win Margins and Narrowest Victories

    Twenty20 cricket is an unyieldingly unpredictable game. If you weren’t familiar with the sport, it’d be difficult to see how so much can happen and how quickly things can change in the space of two 20-over innings...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 12 months ago 1,087 reads 0 comments