Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis, one of South African cricket’s most distinguished leaders, has announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect.
17 February 2021
When the South African contingent arrived in Karachi on Saturday, it included Faf du Plessis who travelled to the country for the third time in less than four years.
21 January 2021
Faf du Plessis (199) and Keshav Maharaj (73) ensured that the Proteas had a strong lead
28 December 2020
Despite Chennai Super Kings not being at their best in this last week of IPL 2020, Faf du Plessis has scores of 58*, 72, 43, 22 and 87* in the past five matches.
5 October 2020
Almost a decade on from his match-saving performance, Faf du Plessis looks back at his debut Test match against Australia in Adelaide 2012.
11 June 2020
Who would have predicted that: Faf du Plessis' daddy hundred powers South Africa to 13th consecutive ODI win at home
Faf du Plessis carted 185 in the 4th ODI on the Sri Lanka tour of South Africa in 2016-17
30 May 2020
The 35-year-old has cited a need to take a step back from captaincy in order to help facilitate the emergence of the next generation of leaders within the team under the new stewardship of Quinton de Kock
17 February 2020
The last time du Plessis scored a Test century was in February 2019 against Sri Lanka in Durban. In fact, his 36 off 123 deliveries in the second innings of the third Test against England, is the most balls he has faced in his last 15 innings.
20 January 2020
Faf du Plessis and Jacques Kallis spoke to the media ahead of the Test series opener against England
Standard Bank Proteas captain Faf du Plessis and Jacques Kallis addressed members of the media ahead of the Test series opener against England at SuperSport Park on Boxing Day (26 December)
25 December 2019
Paarl Rocks captain Faf du Plessis likened star man Henry Davids to a good bottle of red wine after he tore into the Tshwane Spartans attack in the Mzansi Super League (MSL) final
17 December 2019
Standard Bank Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis addressed the media ahead of the team’s first ICC Test Championship clash against India in Visakhapatnam.
1 October 2019
Standard Bank Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has reflected on his triple honour at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) awards function held in Pretoria over the weekend, saying that that his recognition as a player more than a captain really moved him.
8 August 2019
Montreal Tigers were cruising along and there was no need for rash shots but some inexperienced batting from the Tigers saw them take the match to the last over...
1 August 2019
Standard Bank Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis is relishing the prospect of competing in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship which is poised to get underway on August 1, 2019.
30 July 2019
Standard Bank Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has won four nominations and captain Faf du Plessis three for the 2018/19 Cricket South Africa (CSA) Men’s International Awards.
19 July 2019
South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis is preparing himself for the end of an era but says there is no opponent he would rather be facing to mark the milestone than Australia.
5 July 2019
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says his side are determined to enjoy their final week at the World Cup
28 June 2019
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis is determined for his side to restore some confidence and pride in their final two matches at the World Cup...
23 June 2019
Faf du Plessis claims he couldn’t have asked for any more from his South Africa side after they slipped to a narrow defeat against New Zealand.
20 June 2019
Faf du Plessis felt a weight lift off his shoulders as South Africa earned their first win of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Cardiff.
16 June 2019