New Delhi: An unbelievable, unbeaten 162 from just 66 deliveries by captain AB de Villiers powered South Africa to a 257-run win, now the joint biggest victory in World Cups, against the West Indies has seen both former and present cricketers praising the astonishing batting of the South African skipper..
De Villiers also scored the second fastest hundred in World Cup history, that too with a six, in 52 balls and the fastest 150, coming in 64 balls. The fastest World Cup century was scored by Ireland's Kevin O'Brien against England off 50 balls in 2011.
Here are some of the reactions which applauded the heroics of AB on twitter :
Aussie Speed Ster: Mitchell Starc
Saqlain Mushtaq : Ex- Pakistani Off Spinner.
Kevin Pietersen: Ex-England Batsman
Michael Vaughan: Ex- England Batsman
Glenn Maxwell: Aussie Batsman
David Warner: Australian Batsman
Shaun Pollock: Ex South African pace Bowler
Anil Kumble: Ex India's Leg Spinner