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Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis announces his retirement from Test cricket

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

Du Plessis looking forward to his first Test on Pakistani soil

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

1st Test South Africa v Sri Lanka: Faf du Plessis ensures South Africa a strong position on Day 3

Faf du Plessis (199) and Keshav Maharaj (73) ensured that the Proteas had a strong lead
28 December 2020

Cricket World Player of the Week - Faf du Plessis

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

The Long Road: du Plessis' dream debut

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

Faf Du Plessis steps down from Proteas captaincy in all formats

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

Battered and bruised, is this the end of the road for Faf du Plessis?

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

I was very proud of his performance - Faf du Plessis on Henry Davids in MSL Final

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

Faf du Plessis Speaks Ahead of the 1st Test v India

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

Faf du Plessis optimistic about future after awards hat-trick

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

Faf du Plessis' fifty in vain as Montreal Tigers pip Edmonton Royals to the post

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

Faf Relishing the Prospect of ICC World Test Championship

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

De Kock and Du Plessis Head CSA Men's Awards Nominations List

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

Faf Du Plessis “It is always a great battle – the teams are always very competitive

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 out to have fun in their final matches at the World Cup

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says his side are determined to enjoy their final week at the World Cup
28 June 2019

Well below par performance today - Faf du Plessis South Africa

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

“It’s tough. You can feel it in the dressing room… the guys are hurting” - Faf Du Plessis

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

'Weight has been lifted' after South Africa’s first win at World Cup - Faf du Plessis

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