Dewald Brevis eager to make Proteas debut. Image: Twitter(X)

‘Baby AB’ excited to make Proteas debut

Proteas starlet Dewald Brevis says he is looking forward to representing his country and being part of the amazing set-up.


Dewald Brevis eager to make Proteas debut. Image: Twitter(X)

Dewald Brevis is eager to make his debut as Proteas take on Australia later this month.

Given the nickname ‘Baby AB’, Brevis has become a household name in SA cricket since he broke into the scene at the U19 World Cup in January 2022.

The 20-year-old batter was the leading run-scorer at the tournament with 506 runs, Since then, the young big hitter has played in big leagues around the world but us yet to play for the Proteas.

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Brevis could make Proteas debut very soon

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The Proteas play three T20Is against Australia at Kingsmead in Durban on 30 August followed by five One Day Internationals.

The Titans man has drawn comparisons with former Proteas batsman AB de Villiers due to their similar batting stance.

“I must say I am so excited because it’s going to be proper heat and lots of fighting so I can’t wait for that,” Brevis told reporters.

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“I always like it so I can’t wait to go out there and just run straight into them, give your best.

“It’s going to be exciting because they are one of the top cricketing nations so it’s going to be good cricket and hard cricket,” Brevis.

Brevis says it has been a dream come true to be called to the national team.

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“These last few days because a dream has come true for me,” he added. “From a very young age, I’ve wanted to be part of this amazing set-up of the Proteas. It’s been an honour and it’s been wonderful to live my dream and to spend time with the team. Couldn’t have asked for anything better,” he said.

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