Faf du Plessis

Ashwin is our major threat - Faf du Plessis

South African batsman Faf du Plessis has identified Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin as the chief threat in the upcoming four match Test series which kicks off on 5th November.
3 November 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - AB de Villiers

For his back-to-back centuries in the One-Day International series against India, thereby securing South Africa's first bilateral series victory in India, AB de Villiers is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
26 October 2015

Disappointed to let our advantage slip - Faf Du Plessis

South African batsman Faf du Plessis is disappointed that his team have let go of the advantage by allowing India to win the second One-Day International in Indore.
18 October 2015

Faf du Plessis backs spinners for success against India

South African Twenty20 International captain, Faf du Plessis has imposed faith in his spinners to play a pivotal role in winning matches against India when the two teams meet each other in a 72-day tour.
1 October 2015

Split captaincy is working great for us - Faf du Plessis

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis believes that the split captaincy theory implemented by his team is working perfectly for them.
29 September 2015

Faf du Plessis doubtful for New Zealand ODIs

South African batsman Faf du Plessis, who missed the Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand with a sore knee, is likely to miss out on the One-Day International series that begins on Wednesday.
18 August 2015

Rabada helps South Africa demolish Bangladesh

Kagiso Rabada took a six-wicket haul on debut as South Africa thumped Bangladesh chasing down a modest 160 with eight wickets and nine overs to spare in the first One-Day International of the series, a rain-curtailed game in Mirpur.
10 July 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dimuth Karunaratne

For a fine 130 in an otherwise poor batting performance by Sri Lanka, where the next highest individual score was 46 and then 25, in the first innings of the third Test against Pakistan, Dimuth Karunaratne is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
6 July 2015

South Africa too good for Bangladesh on sluggish track

Faf du Plessis, the South African skipper, led from the front as South Africa tamed Bangladesh on a sluggish turning track, winning by 52 runs in the first Twenty20 International in Mirpur.
5 July 2015

South Africa End Ireland's Good Phase With All-Round Show

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis cracked excellent tons as South Africa became the first team to post two consecutive totals of 400 in a World Cup, defeating Ireland by 201 runs in Canberra.
3 March 2015

South Africa Claim Series With Big Win

South Africa thrashed the West Indies by nine wickets in the third One-Day International in East London to move into an unassailable 3-0 series lead.
21 January 2015

South Africa Rest Faf Du Plessis

Captain Faf du Plessis will be rested from South Africa's third and final Twenty20 International against the West Indies in Durban tomorrow (Wednesday).
13 January 2015

Records Tumble As West Indies Win

The West Indies chased down a target of 232 to win the second Twenty20 International against South Africa in Johannesburg to set a new record and claim the series in the process at The Wanderers.
11 January 2015

South Africa Make Inroads Into West Indies Lead

Dale Steyn claimed a four-wicket haul before half-centuries from Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla helped South Africa close day two of the third and final Test against the West Indies 102 runs behind.
3 January 2015

Rain Plays Spoilsport On Day Two At Port Elizabeth

In a day marred by rain and gloomy weather, only six overs of play were possible in the entire second day of the second test between South Africa and West Indies at Port Elizabeth.
27 December 2014

Elgar, Du Plessis Put South Africa In Control

Extraordinary batting from Dean Elgar and Faf Du Plessis helped South Africa take early control of the second Test at St George Park at the end of play on day one.
26 December 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Faf Du Plessis

Some weeks, the decision over who to award the Cricket World Player Of The Week to can be a tricky one. Not this time, however, after Faf du Plessis was an easy and obvious choice.
8 September 2014

South Africa Seal Tri-Series Success

Faf du Plessis fell four runs short of another century and Dale Steyn took four wickets as South Africa beat Australia by six wickets in the One-Day International tri-series in Zimbabwe.
7 September 2014

Du Plessis Ton Gets South Africa Through

Faf du Plessis scored his third ODI century in four matches to put South Africa on course for a 63-run win over Zimbabwe that confirms their place in Saturday's tri-series final against Australia.
4 September 2014

My Job Is To Score Hundreds - Du Plessis

After scoring two centuries in three matches, South African batsman Faf du Plessis maintains that making big scores is what is expected of him while batting at number three in the order.
2 September 2014


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