Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis, former SA captain, announces Test retirement

Du Plessis made his debut in Test cricket back in November 2012 against Australia and played his last match in the format against Pakistan in Rawalpindi. He had an incredibly poor outing with the bat in Pakistan, registering scores of 10, 23, 17 and 5.

Feb 17, 2021, 11:28 AM IST

Pakistan vs SA: Faf du Plessis looks forward to his first Test on Pak soil

The 36-year-old is in line to play his 68th Test but first in Pakistan when the two-Test series starts on January 26 at the National Stadium. The former South Africa Test captain admitted he did not expect to be in the traditional whites on the Pakistani soil two months after his most recent visit. He said that it was important that Pakistan players continued to play their cricket on their home soil to inspire youngsters to take up the game.

Jan 21, 2021, 14:49 PM IST

South African batsman Faf du Plessis rested for ODI series against England

Faf du Plessis played in all the three T20Is for the Proteas which they lost to England.

Dec 03, 2020, 17:29 PM IST

'He looks like a young Virat Kohli doesn’t he?' Faf du Plessis lauds this Indian batsman for brilliant performance in Indian Premier League 2020

Chennai Super Kings ended their IPL 2020 campaign in style with a comprehensive 9-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab on Sunday (November 1).

Nov 02, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

IPL 2020: Orange Cap, Purple Cap holders after Kolkata Knight Riders vs SunRisers Hyderabad clash

These running caps are presented to the leading run scorer and wicket-taker, and keep changing hands throughout the duration of the tournament.

Sep 27, 2020, 17:34 PM IST

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Sep 20, 2020, 09:07 AM IST

It was really tough for me: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on AB de Villiers retirement

AB de Villiers had retired from international cricket in May 2018 following an illustrious 14-year career which also saw him lead the Proteas in all three-formats 

Sep 08, 2020, 17:11 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma announce pregnancy; Yuzvendra Chahal, Chris Gayle and others extend wishes

Virat and Anushka tied the knot in a fairytale wedding in Italy's Tuscany on December 11, 2017.

Aug 27, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

Cricket South Africa confirms two coronavirus cases in national squad

CSA tested 50 players and officials prior to the camp, which began on Tuesday and confirmed two positive cases among the group, without naming those infected.

Aug 20, 2020, 21:05 PM IST

Born July 13, 1984: Faf du Plessis, former South African captain

Under him, South Africa have clinched victories in 18 out of 36 Tests, 28 out of 39 ODIs and 23 out of 37 T20Is.

Jul 13, 2020, 15:29 PM IST

Cricket World Cup Rewind 2019: All-round South Africa clinched nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Amla (80) and captain Du Plessis (96) not only smashed blistering unbeaten fifties but also stitched a 175-run partnership to help South Africa chase down the target in just 37.2 overs.

Jun 28, 2020, 14:14 PM IST

CSK dressing room has a lot of thinking cricketers: Faf du Plessis

The South African veteran has been an integral part of the Chennai Super Kings for many years now.

Jun 27, 2020, 16:58 PM IST

Coronavirus: Suresh Raina lauds Faf du Plessis' charity work in South Africa

Faf du Plessis and wife Imari are working with their local community heroes to help the needy get food during these tough times.

May 31, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

MS Dhoni's gut feeling on game his biggest strength, believes Faf du Plessis

Du Plessis was retained by CSK for the 2020 Indian Premier League season which had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 15, 2020, 18:17 PM IST

Keshav Maharaj eager to captain South Africa across all formats

Maharaj, who has appeared in just 30 Tests and seven ODIs for South Africa and bagged 117 wickets across the two formats, had previously led his franchise, the Dolphins, in last season's one-day cup. 

May 08, 2020, 13:41 PM IST

George Linde receives maiden call-up in South Africa squad for India ODIs

Linde had made his Test debut during the tour of India last October.

Mar 02, 2020, 14:55 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Mohammad Shami in Asia XI squad for T20Is in Bangladesh

India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday named in the Asia XI squad which will lock horns with Faf du Plessis-led World XI in next month's Bangabandhu 100-year celebration three-match T20 International series in Dhaka. 

Feb 25, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

Faf du Plessis stands down as South Africa's T20I, Test captain

Du Plessis' decision to step down from the position came after South Africa slumped to defeats in both Test and T20I series against England recently. 

Feb 17, 2020, 14:06 PM IST

Virat Kohli set to break Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Kane Williamson and Faf du Plessis' record of most T20I runs as captain

Records are meant to be broken and India cricket team captain Virat Kohli has made a habit os getting into the record books at regular intervals. Virat Kohli, the lynchpin of Indian batting, is all set to break his predecessor and former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's record of most runs as a captain in T20 Internationals. Currently, the highest run-scorers list of captains in T20I is led by Dhoni followed by current New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and South Africa's Faf du Plessis.

Jan 28, 2020, 18:33 PM IST

4th Test, Day 2: Mark Wood stars as England take upper hand against South Africa

Pacer Mark Wood dominated Day 2 of the fourth Test between England and South Africa at the Wanderers here on Saturday.

Jan 26, 2020, 10:34 AM IST