Dewald Brevis Biography, Height, Age, Family, Girlfriend & Facts

Dewald Brevis Biography – Baby AB from South Africa who plays cricket a lot like de Villiers!

Family Background of Dewald Brevis:

On April 29, 2003, Dewald Brevis was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. His mother, Yolanda Brevis, is self-employed.

Dewald Brevis’s parents

His father’s name is Jack Brevis.

Dewald with his brother

He has an elder brother named Reinard Brevis.


He did his studies and learned the basics of cricket at Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies), Pretoria. Proteas star cricketers like AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis are alumni of the same school.

Early Life:

Brevis’s cricket journey started in his backyard like many others. He used to play cricket with his elder brother on the pitch made by his father. His mum would also throw balls at him for hours in the absence of Reinard.

The sport that he started playing in his backyard took a shift, and he began playing in parks and eventually in actual cricket grounds.


Later, he played for his school (Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool) cricket team. In 2016, he played for Northern Under-13s before making his place in the Under-19s squad.

Dewald Brevis Biography:

Dewald Brevis’s Profile:
Personal Life:
Full NameDewald Tobias Brevis
Popular asBaby AB or AB 2.0
Date of BirthApril 29, 2003
Age20 years 11 months (in April, 2024)
NationalitySouth African
Zodiac/Sun SignTaurus
Birth PlaceJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
SchoolAfrikaanse Hoër Seunskool (Affies)
Physical Stats:
Height (approx)5ft. 10″
(1.78 m)
(178 cm)
WeightNot known
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorBlue
Family & Relationships:
Jack Devis
MotherYolanda Devis
Siblings1 brother (Reinard)
Marital StatusUnmarried
Lindy Maree
Playing RoleBatsman
Batting StyleRight-hand bat
Bowling StyleLeg-break
Major TeamsNortherns, South Africa U-19s
Test Debut
ODI Debut
T20I Debut
First-Class Debut
List-A Debut
T-20 Debut

Brevis’s Cricket Career:

The ‘Baby AB’ made his T20 debut for South Africa Under-19s, against Easterns, on October 8 in the 2021/22 CSA Provincial T20 Cup. That day, he scored 46 off 25 balls, including two fours and four sixes.

Later, on December 26, he played his first Under-19 ODI opposite West Indies Under-19s. He made 14 runs in 25 balls and picked three crucial wickets in the match.

Bravo ‘Brevis’ at the World Cup:

After that, he got selected for the 2021/22 Under-19 World Cup. In his first match of the WC, Brevis scored 65 off 99 balls against India. Also, he took the wickets of R Bawa and VK Ostwal.


In his second game, against Uganda, he scored a brilliant hundred (104) in just 11o balls, including 11 fours a six. Thereafter, he scored another fifty (96 off 122 balls), including seven boundaries and four sixes. Dewald made 506 runs in the tournament in six matches with two centuries and three fifties.

He won Man of the Series Award for his performance in the world cup. He will soon play for Northerns in the 2021-22 domestic season.

Brevis plays for MI Cape Town inthe 2023 SA20 tournament.

Facts about Dewald Brevis:

  • He played for the Titans Cubs team in 2021.
  • He idolizes his countrymate and former South African cricketer AB de Villiers (ABD).
  • Brevis is popularly known as ‘Baby AB’ or ‘AB 2.0.’
Brevis with AB de Villiers
  • His cricketing shots resemble ABD’s.
  • He had played sports, including tennis, hockey, and athletics.
Dewald Brevis with his girlfriend
  • Brevis’s girlfriend’s name is Lindy Maree.
  • His jersey number is also 17, similar to his idol.
    • He took the number 17 from de Villiers’s permission.
  • Apart from being a top-order batsman, he is an excellent leg spinner.
  • Mumbai Indians bought Dewald for 3 crore INR for IPL 2022.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

  • <strong>What is the height of Dewald Brevis?</strong>

    5ft 10″(1.78 m or 178 cm)

  • <strong> What is the jersey no. of Baby AB?</strong>


  • <strong>Who is the girlfriend of Dewald Brevis?</strong>

    Lindy Maree

  • <strong>What's the age of Brevis?</strong>

    20 years 11 months (in April, 2024)

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