Faf du Plesis

I have learnt my lesson and have not asked for quick pitches against Australia: Faf du Plessis

The wicket for the opening test at Kingsmead is expected to be slow and pitches at the next two venues -- Port Elizabeth and Cape Town -- could also prove slow. 

Feb 28, 2018, 20:13 PM IST

Tight schedule, political issues kept Indian players away from Pakistan-World XI series: Andy Flower

World XI coach Andy Flower, who toured Pakistan in 1993, 1996 and 1998 with Zimbabwe, said he and his team were "privileged" to be there.

Sep 12, 2017, 12:43 PM IST

Twitter gets flooded with reactions as World XI gets set to play cricket in Pakistan

Officials have said there will be "foolproof" security for the three-match Twenty20 series starting Tuesday in Lahore.

Sep 12, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Will look back in a few years and say I played my part in bringing cricket back to Pakistan: Faf du Plesis

The World XI squad reached Lahore in the early hours of Monday from Dubai and were received at the Allama Iqbal International Airport by Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Najam Sethi and other high ranking officials amidst tight security.

Sep 11, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Virat Kohli in touching distance to leapfrog Faf du Plesis, Joe Root as top-scorer of the year in ODIs

Kohli slammed an unbeaten 82-run knock off just 70 deliveries and form an unbroken 197-run partnership with centurion Shikhar Dhawan as the visitors secured a rather easy win to take a 1-0 lead in the series.

Aug 22, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

WATCH: 2 in 2! Ben Stokes does damage with ball after stunning performance with bat

Stokes took two wickets in two balls to leave England eyeing victory at stumps on Day 4 of third Test in London.

Jul 31, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

WATCH: How Faf du Plesis' blunder on boundary handed Ben Stokes a priceless lifeline

Stokes made it three sixes in a row over deep mid-wicket, the first time an England batsman had achieved the feat in a test since Wally Hammond against New Zealand 84 years ago.

Jul 30, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Joe Root expects seamers to shine as England remain unchanged

Broad has particularly fond memories of England’s last visit to Trent Bridge - where Broad also plays his county cricket - as Australia were skittled out for just 60 in 2015, with Broad starring, taking 8-15.

Jul 14, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

WATCH: When birthday boy Faf du Plesis destroyed all three stumps in CWC 2015 clash against Pakistan

The South African Test team skipper turns 33 today.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

I take responsibility for run-outs but South Africa didn't deserve to win: Faf du Plesis

Du Plessis predicted an India versus England final with odds in favour of Virat Kohli's team.

Jun 12, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Virat Kohli beats Misbah-ul-Haq, Faf du Plesis to be named 'Captain of the Year' at ESPNcricinfo awards

Stuart Broad's 6 for 17 in the third Test ensured a series victory for England and fetched him the Test Bowling Performance of the Year award - for the second year running.

Feb 27, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergaints acquire Mayank Agarwal from Delhi Daredevils

Pune Supergaints includes names like Steve Smith, Faf du Plesis, George Bailey, Usman Khawaja, Irfan Pathan.

Jan 20, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

SA vs SL, 1st Test, Day 5 – Proteas register 206-run victory over the Lankans

Score updates and commentary of final day of 1st Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka from Port Elizabeth.

Dec 30, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

England captain Alastair Cook wants ICC to clarify certain 'grey areas' on ball tampering

Alleged footage published in a British tabloid of Virat Kohli applying saliva has been a topic of discussion for the last few days.

Nov 25, 2016, 16:55 PM IST

Virat Kohli breaks silence on ball-tampering allegation; calls it attempt to take focus away

Kohli rubbished rumours saying ICC's decision stands well over a newspaper's publication.

Nov 25, 2016, 13:36 PM IST

Adelaide Test: Few minute's shortage prevented David Warner from opening 3rd Test for Australia

David Warner was found short of time spent on field and hence wasn't eligible to open for Australia.

Nov 25, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Virender Sehwag calls British media poor losers after ball-tampering allegations on Virat Kohli

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has hit out at British media for spoiling Kohli's image.

Nov 25, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

ICC slam South African caption Faf du Plesis for appealing against ball-tampering conviction

Du Plessis was fined his match fee after being caught on camera sucking a sweet, or mint, and rubbing the ball with his saliva in an alleged attempt to alter its flight.

Nov 25, 2016, 09:01 AM IST

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 2 – As it happened...

Khawaja was top-scorer for Australia with an innings of 138 not-out.

Nov 25, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

Ex-Pakistani cricketers accuse ICC of being biased to Indian players following Virat Kohli-ball tampering row

While Du Plesis was punished by the cricketing body, Kohli was left unpunished as there was no complaint from the opposite team.

Nov 23, 2016, 17:35 PM IST