Top 10 Most Influential People from South Africa

#5. AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers is a popular South African cricketer who serves as the current captain of the South African ODI (One Day International) Team.

Known to be one of the best batsmen of his generation, de Villiers was born in Warmbad in South Africa.

He used to play cricket from an early age, and also excelled in other sports such as golf, rugby, and tennis. He first came to popularity in April 2008, after he scored a double century in a match against India, becoming the first South African to have ever done so. He scored a total of 217 runs, which has been the highest so far in his career. He holds many other records as well including the fastest Test century by a South African and also the fastest T20I 50 by a South African. 

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