Dewald Brevis is a South African cricketer who rose to prominence at the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2022. ‘Baby AB’ is his nickname.
In February 2022, Dewald was purchased by the Mumbai Indians team at the IPL 2022 Auction. He was purchased for INR 3 crores by the Mumbai Indians team.
Early Life and Career
Dewald Brevis was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on April 29, 2003. Jack Brevis is his father’s name, and Yolanda Brevis is his mother’s name. Reinard Brevis, his older brother, is a musician.
Brevis finished his education at Pretoria’s Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool (Affies). In addition to his education, he learned the fundamentals of cricket at his school.
Former South African cricketers AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis attended the same school.
He used to play the game with his older brother and father in his backyard for enjoyment. When his older brother was unavailable, his mother assisted him in playing cricket. He was later chosen for his school’s cricket squad.
Dewald Brevis was selected to play for the Northerns’ Under-13 team. After that, he made his U19 debut for the Northerns against the Easterns in 2021. In CSA Provincial T20 2021, the right-handed batter made his T20 debut.
He was named to South Africa’s U19 team for the 2022 ICC U19 World Cup after a strong domestic batting performance. He scored 506 runs, including three fifties and two hundred, and stole the show. For his consistency throughout the event, he was named Player of the Tournament. Due to his outstanding performance in the U19 World Cup a lot of IPL teams showed interest in him.
Brevis was purchased by the Mumbai Indians in the 2022 Indian Premier League auction in February.
Dewald Brevis Net Worth
Brevis is a well-paid professional. His net worth is reported to be between $1 million and $3 million.