Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis
Full Name: Francois du Plessis
Birth date: July 13, 1984
Age: 38 years
Birth Country: South Africa
Batting Style: Right Hand
Bowling Style: Legbreak
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Role : WicketKeeper

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

RunsOppMatch DateScore
56 London Spirit2022-08-14 100
9 Northern Superchargers2022-08-11 100
0 Trent Rockets2022-08-09 100
15 Northern Superchargers2022-08-05 100
25 Rajasthan Royals2022-05-27 DT20
0 Lucknow Super Giants2022-05-25 DT20
44 Gujarat Titans2022-05-19 DT20
10 Punjab Kings2022-05-13 DT20
73 Sunrisers Hyderabad2022-05-08 DT20
38 Chennai Super Kings2022-05-04 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 6811810414416319940.03898646.330102151621630
ODI 1191149717442013345.57503987.72092839557700
IT20 4747407146611936.651092134.25011013547220
100 4440805620.0058137.930016500

Bowling Statistics

TEST 695130690-5.30-00000/00/0
ODI 11912410239547.805.8249.270003/503/50
IT20 4721.2030-3.20-00000/00/0
100 400000---00000/00/0


Last Series Played

The Hundred 2022
IPL 2022 : Tata Indian Premier League T20
BPL 2022 : Bangladesh Premier League T20 Season 8
LPL 2021 - Lanka Premier League T20
T10 League November 2021 Schedule
Team Squad
Dwaine Pretorius Kagiso Rabada
Tristan Stubbs David Miller
Anrich Nortje Reeza Hendricks
Lungi Ngidi Andile Phehlukwayo
Keshav Maharaj Gerald Coetzee

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