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3 best knocks of AB de Villiers against Punjab Kings in the IPL

April 30, 2021

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South African cricketer AB de Villiers is arguably RCB’s most explosive batsman in IPL 2021. In just 6 matches for RCB in IPL 2021, de Villiers has amassed a total of 204 runs. RCB will take on PBKS in the 26th match of IPL 2021. The Pretorian has enjoyed a fair amount of success playing against Punjab in the IPL. In 21 matches against Punjab, de Villiers has amassed an impressive 710 runs in total. That said, here are AB de Villiers’s top 3 knocks against Punjab in the IPL:

3. 52 (39)

AB de Villiers batted brilliantly against Punjab in the 25th match of IPL 2012. Batting first, Punjab posted a total of 163 on the board with a loss of 6 wickets. Chasing 164 to win the match, RCB was down to 25/3 when de Villiers stepped in the crease to bat. The duo of Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers notched a superb 131 run partnership to put RCB in a commanding position. In his knock of 52, de Villiers smacked a total of 6 boundaries. Daniel Vettori and Andrew McDonald sealed the victory for RCB, who won the match by 5 wickets.

2. 89*(46)

This is AB de Villiers’s highest knock against Punjab in the IPL. The South African was brilliant against Punjab in the 8th match of IPL 2017. In just 46 balls, de Villiers smacked an unbeaten 89 to guide RCB to a total of 148. His terrific innings featured a total of 3 fours and 9 huge sixes. However, the South African’s superb knock went in vain as RCB lost the game by 8 wickets.

1. 82* (44)

Bangalore and Punjab locked horns in the 42nd match of IPL 2019. Punjab won the toss and put RCB to bat first. After Kohli got out for 13, de Villiers stepped to bat at no 3. The South African cricketer sent Punjab’s bowlers to the cleaners. In just 42 balls, de Villiers amassed an impressive 89 runs. His blistering innings featured a total of 3 fours and 7 mammoth sixes. AB de Villiers’s knock guided RCB to a total of 202. In reply. Punjab could only muster 185 runs with a loss of 7 wickets. As a result, RCB won the 42nd match of IPL 2019 by 17 runs.

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