South African U-19 cricketer Dewald Brevis has attracted the attention of cricket fans after his excellent outing in the 2022 ICC U-19 World Cup, know his father name, age, biography
U-19 South African cricketer Dewald Brevis revealed that he took permission from country legend AB De Villers to wear the same number 17 on his jersey. We take a look at who Dewald Brevis is.
Know Who Is Baby AB de Villiers Dewald Brevis: Biography, Age, Family, Father Name
Dewald Brevis, often known as ‘ABD 2.0’ or ‘Baby AB,’ is frequently likened to AB de Villiers due to similar batting techniques and 22-yard blitzes.
The South African batter finished the U-19 world cup league stage as the leading run-scorer with 362 runs in four games, including a magnificent century. Brevis’ batting stance, strokes, and ability to attack bowlers from the start drew international attention, and comparisons to AB de Villiers began.
His father’s name is Jack Brevis while his elder brother is Reinard Brevis. Born on April 29, 2003, the right handed batsman is aged 18 years.
Early Career of Dewald Brevis And Batting Stats
Northerns signed him in April 2021, ahead of the South African domestic cricket season 2021–22. In the 2021–22 CSA Provincial T20 Knock-Out tournament, he made his Twenty20 debut for the South Africa Under-19s. He was picked to South Africa’s selection for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in November 2021.
In the U-19 world cup, he scored 65 against India 104 against Uganda. In the knockouts, he stepped up to score 97 and guided his team to a respectable score but unfortunately England won the match after solid team game.
Career of AB de Villers
Imitating the success of AB de Villers certainly won’t be easy for Brevis. Brevis aspires to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore similar to his idols AB de Villers and Virat Kohli. AB de Villers played for RCB in IPL from 2011-2021. He has scored a total of 5053 runs in 175 matches with an average of 41.08. He also boasts an impressive record for national team with 9,577 runs in 228 ODI matches.
IPL Debut for Dewald Brevis In 2022 With RCB?
After his impressive performance in U-19 World Cup, Dewald Brevis is registered in the IPL mega auction. RCB will be keen to sign him after he expressed that playing for RCB is his dream. AB de Villers retired from all formats last year but return to RCB is still a possibility according to media. If this becomes a reality, RCB can field Baby ABD in the team.