Ab de Villiers Blessed with a Baby Boy

Photo Credits: AB de Villiers fan page in Facebook

Photo Credits: AB de Villiers fan page in Facebook

South Africa’s ODI captain AB de Villiers and wife Danielle de Villiers were blessed with a baby boy on Wednesday.

One of the best batsman of the modern generation, de Villiers was on paternity leave after he pulled out of the ongoing Test series against Bangladesh to be on his wife’s side.

AB de Villiers and his wife Danielle welcomed their first child, who is also called AB. The  Cricket South Africa tweeted a picture of AB de Villiers and his wife with their son, and were the first to congratulate their star player.

Later his fans and many criketers were seen tweeting and congratulating De Villiers on becoming a father. Here are some:

“We all feel very blessed and grateful. Mother and son are both doing well,” de Villiers was quoted as saying.


The South African is one of the most popular cricketers in the world today with his multiple roles as batsman-keeper-captain. He excels as a batsman and plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.

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