AB de Villiers with his wife and newborn daughter in a photo on Instagram© Instagram
South African cricketer AB de Villiers took to Instagram to welcome the latest addition to his family. He revealed that his wife Danielle gave birth to their first daughter on November 11, 2020, and her name is Yente de Villiers. The wicket-keeper-batsman was recently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). He took to social media and posted a photo with his wife and Yente. He captioned it as: “On 11-11-2020 we welcomed a beautiful girl into the world Yente de Villiers, you are the perfect addition to our family and such a blessing. We are immensely grateful to you!
De Villiers and Danielle got married in March 2013 after dating for a long time. In 2015 they welcomed their first child; Abraham de Villiers. In 2017 their second son John de Villiers was born.
In the UAE at IPL 2020, De Villiers and RCB finished the competition phase in fourth place and lost to SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the Eliminator. He played 15 games, scoring 454 runs with a success rate of 158.74. He also struck five half centuries. His limit was 33 fours and 23 sixes.
He retired from the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL) 2020 and will currently be spending some time with his family.
After announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket in 2018, De Villiers has been trying to make a comeback, recently announcing in 2020 that he wanted to make a comeback for the T20 World Cup, which has now been postponed.
It will be interesting to see if the 36-year-old represents his country again in the future.
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