Faf du Plessis

Rising Pune Supergiants draft George Bailey as Faf du Plessis replacement

Australian batsman George Bailey has been picked by Rising Pune Supergiants as the replacement for the injured South African cricketer Faf du Plessis, who was earlier ruled out of the Indian Premier League due to a finger injury.
2 May 2016
 

Rising Pune Supergiants sign Usman Khawaja after Faf du Plessis injury

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has been signed as a replacement player by the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise in the Indian Premier League after Faf du Plessis was ruled out of the tournament due to injury.
29 April 2016

Kohli consolidates number-one ranking, Root claims fourth place

After a stupendous success in the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 tournament, Indian stalwart Virat Kohli has consolidated his position at the top of the International Cricket Council T20 rankings for batsmen.
5 April 2016

Faf du Plessis fined for showing dissent

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis has copped a 50 per cent fine of his match fee from the International Cricket Council after showing dissent at an umpiring decision during his dismissal in the ICC World T20 encounter against Sri Lanka.
29 March 2016

Faf du Plessis terms World T20 campaign as nightmare

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis has termed his side's campaign in the ICC World T20 as a nightmare after failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
29 March 2016

Faf du Plessis wants better performance from South African bowlers

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis wants a better display from his bowlers after conceding over 400 runs overall in their first two matches of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20.
21 March 2016

South Africa have the most balanced squad - Faf du Plessis

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis expressed that the Proteas squad selected for the ICC World T20 is the most balanced in recent times.
12 March 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Virat Kohli

For his match-winning knocks in the games against Sri Lanka and Bangladesh leading India to their sixth Asia Cup triumph, Virat Kohli is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
7 March 2016

AB de Villiers will open the batting in T20Is - Faf du Plessis

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis confirmed that AB de Villiers will continue to open the batting in the shortest form of the game, including the upcoming series against England.
19 February 2016

CPL adds six marquee players for 2016 season

The organisers of the Caribbean Premier League have confirmed the addition of six marquee players to the player draft for the upcoming season of the Twenty20 competition.
30 January 2016

Steven Smith wins top honours in ICC Awards

Australian captain Steven Smith has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy after he was named the International Cricket Council cricketer of the year 2015.
23 December 2015

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