Faf du Plessis Profile

Faf du Plessis
Full Name: Francois du Plessis ( WicketKeeper,WicketKeeper )
Birth date: July 13, 1984
Age: 37
Birth Country: South Africa
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Legbreak
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Francois du Plesis better known as Faf du Plesis is a regular player of the South African cricket team. He is a right hand batsman, playing in the middle order as well as occasionally bowls right-arm leg spin. He played domestic cricket for Northerns, Titans and Lancashire before making his Test debut in 2012 against Australia. He had a fantastic career in the T20 format of the game so far and is also the T20 caption of South Africa.  He began his IPL career with Chennai Super Kings in 2011 and is a part of the present team as well. He has also signed by Melbourne Renegades in 2012.

Career Highlights
Francois du Plesis has shown immense potential in all the formats of the game, especially T20.

  • In 2012, he made Test debut against Australia and scored 78 runs in the first innings and a ton in the second innings at the Adelaide ground.
  • On January 18, 2011, he made ODI debut against India and an impressive 60 runs.
  • In 2012, he made his T20 International debut against England at Chester-le-Street but managed to score only 4 runs before he was given lbw.
  • In 2007, he made his Twenty20 debut at the Titans versus Eagles match where he added 33 runs on the board and also took one important wicket.

Faf du Plesis has played the role of a perfect all-rounder for his national side as well as Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. He has been a very effective player with great sense of cricket that has helped South Africa win several Twenty20 matches.

  • He is the first South African cricketer to hit a Test Century on the debut match.
  • In 2012, he was named as the South African Twenty20 skipper for the series against New Zealand.
  • In 2013, he was made the full time captain of the South African T20 team.


Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
86 - Kolkata Knight Riders15 Oct,2021 DT20
1 - Delhi Capitals10 Oct,2021 DT20
76 - Punjab Kings07 Oct,2021 DT20
10 - Delhi Capitals04 Oct,2021 DT20
25 - Rajasthan Royals02 Oct,2021 DT20
41 - Sun Risers30 Sep,2021 DT20
43 - Kolkata Knight Riders26 Sep,2021 DT20
31 - Royal Challengers Bangalore24 Sep,2021 DT20
0 - Mumbai Indians19 Sep,2021 DT20
84 - Barbados Royals11 Sep,2021 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 68416319940.031021
ODI 119442013345.57928
IT20 47146611936.65110

Bowling Statistics

TEST 6913690-
ODI 11941239547.80
IT20 471.230-

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

CPL 2021 Schedule
The Hundred 2021 Schedule
IPL 2021 Schedule: New Indian Premier League T20 Fixtures
PSL 2021 Schedule - Pakistan Super League T20
Pakistan vs South Africa Test Series 2021
Team Squad
Dwaine Pretorius Anrich Nortje
Kagiso Rabada Heinrich Klaasen
Quinton de Kock Tabraiz Shamsi
Lungi Ngidi Rassie van der Dussen
Reeza Hendricks David Miller

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