AB de Villiers smacked 44-ball 149 against West Indies © Getty Images
AB de Villiers smacked 44-ball 149 against West Indies © Getty Images

Johannesburg: In an attempt to honour swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers, Northerns Cricket Union has named a suite after him at SuperSport Park in Centurion.

Jacques Faul, who is the chief executive of The Unlimited Titans, said that De Villiers is a gifted layer whose contributions on and off the field from junior Northerns schools cricket to senior epresentative phases for the Titans and South Africa had endeared him to thousands of cricket ans at SuperSport Park, other domestic grounds and internationally, Sport24 reported.

Reflecting on the South African captain’s talent, Faul further said that the gesture of naming a uite after him was well-deserved and an apt salute to a living legend, the report added.

Faul added that AB is an inspirational captain who leads from the front and his humility, raciousness and selflessness and his humanity have made him one of South Africa’s most eloved players

De Villiers has recently become the batsman to score the fastest century in One-day Internationals( ODI) as he hit a century off just 31 deliveries against West Indies.