South African international cricketer and currently IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore star AB de Villiers is popular in India as Indian cricketers. He is playing in IPL more than a decade. Indian fans love him same as like they love M.S. Dhoni and Virat Kohli. He also India and follow Indian Culture. Now he is very impressed by Taj Mahal and he wants to give this name ‘Taj’ to his 3rd child.
How Special Taj Mahal for AB de Villiers
In 2012 he proposed his wife at Taj Mahal so this place is very special for him. AB had arranged a trip to Taj Mahal with his girlfriend Danielle. The couple drove from Delhi to Agra, than he proposed her girlfriend for marriage. After 5 years of dating.
In 2015 the couple blessed with their first child, a boy who was also named Abraham de Villiers. In 2017 Danielle gave birth their second baby boy and they named him John Richard.
In an interview he said that, he is inspired by the Jonty Rhodes story who named his daughter ‘India’. First he was thinking about his child name ‘Karnataka’, but now he changed it to Taj. AB thinks that it would be a strong name for a boy.
African legend Jonty Rhodes is a former South African Test and One Day International cricketer. He shows his love towards India by naming his daughter India. She is his second child born in Mumbai, India during IPL season 8.
Recently, AB was seen on an auto ride on the streets of Bengaluru with his wife and son Abraham. AB is regarded as one of the greatest batsman all time, he hold many batting records like fastest ODI 50, 100, 150, the fastest century by South African and the fastest T20 50 by a South African.