Dewald Brevis famously known as “Baby AB” is a South African Cricketer. The young 19-year-old player is known for this aggressive batting style similar to AB de Villiers resulting in him to be called Baby Ab. He is just 19 years old and has represented four different teams in league cricket including the Mumbai Indians. In league cricket, he has smashed the highest score by any South African player which is 162 runs off just 57 balls at an amazing strike rate of 284. The monument score included 13 fours and 13 sixes covering all the parts of the ground. Apart from his cricket life let us know more about the player. So let’s have a look at, Dewald Brevis(Baby ABD): Age, Height, Family, Net worth, IPL Price, Facts, and More
Born as Dewald Tobias Brevis, the newcomer is commonly referred as AB 2.0 and Baby AB. This nickname might have been given by his teammates and twitter due to his batting style being similar to AB de Villiers. As every other cricketer, Dewald too started playing with his bat and ball as a 3 or 4 years kid and eventually turned into a professional.
|Full Name||Dewald Tobias Brevis|
|Nickname||Baby AB, AB 2.0|
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Being an athlete on the field, Dewald is 5 feet 10 inch tall. His height and light weight of 60kg makes him even a better leg-break bowler. Dewald is a hard-working sportsman and has been working on his physic to adapt in every field position.
|Height||5 ft 10 inch|
Born on the 29th of April in the year 2003, Dewald is presently 19 years old. He was brought up in the town of Gauteng in Johannesburg, South Africa. He primarily studied in Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool and received his basic education. He also practiced in and played for the same school. The school also educated star cricketers such as Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers. The rising all-rounder follows Christianity and is a promising cricketer to lead his nation shortly.
|Born||29 April 2003|
|School||Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool|
Since the starting years of playing cricket, Dewald has followed AB De Villiers with all faith. His cricketing shots resemble ABD’s all-round the ground shots.
|Sportsperson||AB De Villiers|
|Cricketer||AB De Villiers|
|Cricket Ground||Lord’s Cricket Ground|
|Movie||A Lucky Man|
|Book / Novel||Unknown|
|Car||Volkswagen Polo hatchback|
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Dewald was bought up his parents. His father Jack Devis and mother Reinard Devis has always motivated and contributed as much as possible to make him successful as a cricketer. He used to play with his elder brother Reinard Devis during his childhood. From backyards to parks, Dewald has come all the way to play in big recognized stadiums. His shift from his backyard to the 22 yards cricket pitch took a lot of perseverance, patience and obstinacy.
|Father Name||Jack Devis|
|Mother Name||Yolanda Devis|
Being a staunch ABD fan, Dewald wears the same jersey number 17 as that of de Villiers. Before getting a position in the Under-19 World Cup team, he played for his school cricket team and then Northern-Under-13s. The right-handed batter made his under-19 debut ODI debut against West Indies scoring 14 runs in 25 balls and crushed 3 wickets. His Under 19 T20 debut for South Africa was against Easterns scoring 46 off 25 balls. Selectors eyes were all on him and he got to play 2 matches at the Under 19 World cup 2022. In his first match against India, he scored 65 runs off 99 balls and took two crucial wickets. Against Uganda, Dewald scored a brilliant ton in just 110 balls. He has given his name in IPL 2022 mega auction and being in current limelight, Dewald is likely to get to play for a fair bid.
|Bowling Style||Right-arm Leg break|
|First Class Debut||unknown|
|List A debut||2021|
|International Debut||Test: not yet |
ODI: not yet
T20I: not yet
|Domestic Team||Northerns Under-19|
|Major Teams||South Africa U-19|
|Nature on Field||Calm|
|Likes to Play Against||Unknown|
Under-19 2021/22 World-Cup :
Soon after playing for his school team and his domestic team Northern U-19s, Dewald become popular due to his all rounder skills. He was selected in the Under-19 cricket World cup 2021/22 as a batter and got to play two matches. Dewald Brevis said ICC,” AB De Villiers has been a role model for me from a very young age. I always loved the way he played. I’ve chatted to AB a lot, it’s a special relationship, something that i keep close to my heart.” Batting at an average of 84.33, Dewald scored the highest U19 World cup 2022 runs including 2 hundreds and 3 half-centuries.
IPL Price 2023:
As the IPL 2022 mega auction ended, several new players are going to make their IPL debut in 2022. And another youngster who is gonna showcase his cricketing skills in IPL is Dewald Brevis. Also called Baby AB, three franchises took interest in the teenage star cricketer. Though Dewald wished to be in RCB, but they didn’t show in the batter and it was CSK, PBKS and MI who started bidding. The 2022 U-19 World Cup Player of the Tournament was finally bought by MI for 3 crores. Dewald can boost the middle order batting and MI will definitely look forward to make the best of his cricketing talent.
Dewald finishes U19 World cup 2022 with a record-breaking 506 runs. He overtook Shikhar Dhawan’s tally of 505 runs from 2008.
Top run scorer in U-19 World Cup 2021/22. In 6 matches, Dewald scored 506 which include two centuries and three half-centuries.
|Salary||Test Fee: unknown |
ODI Fee: unknown
T20I Fee: unknown
|IPL Salary||3 crore INR|
Frequently asked questions on Google:
Q1. What is the age of Dewald Brevis?
ANS. Dewald Brevis is 19 years
Q2. Who is the role model of Dewald Breviss?
ANS. AB de Villiers is the role model of brevis.
Q3. What is the nickname of Dewald Brevis?
ANS. Baby AB or AB 2.0
Q4. Why is Dewald called Baby AB?
ANS. Besides both being South -African, Dewald’s cricketing shots resemble to those of AB de Villiers.
Q5. Which jersey number shirt does Dewald Brevis wears?
ANS. Dewald Brevis wears no. 17 jersey.
Q6. Which IPL team bought Dewald in IPL auction 2022?
ANS. Mumbai Indians bought Brevis in the 2022 IPL Auction
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