AB de Villiers - A hockey, football, rugby, tennis and badminton champ too!

Feb 17, 2017, 10:20 IST | A Correspondent

South African superstar batsman AB de Villiers, is a man of various cricket records to his name. On his birthday today, here is a list of the numerous other talents that the batsman has

South African superstar batsman AB de Villiers, is a man of various cricket records to his name. On his birthday today, here is a list of the numerous other talents that the batsman has.

Super sportsman! AB de Villiers
Super sportsman! AB de Villiers 

AB de Villiers, who is famously known in the cricket world for the many records to his name, is a man of numerous sporting talents.

Here's a list of sports that AB de Villiers has excelled in soon after her joined Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, a premier sporting institute in South Africa, at the age of 13.

> He was shortlisted for South Africa's junior national hockey team.

> He made it to the shortlist of South Africa's junior national football team.

> He was captain of South Africa's junior national rugby team.

> He holds six South African school swimming records.

> He holds the record in the 100m dash in South Africa's junior athletics.

> He was a member of South Africa's junior Davis Cup tennis team.

> He was South Africa's U-19 national badminton champion.

> Has a golf handicap of scratch or zero, which means he is a player whose average score for a round of golf is par or better.

> He is a recipient of the prestigious national medal from the Late Nelson Mandela for a science project.

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