Faf du Plessis Profile

Faf du Plessis
Full Name: Francois du Plessis ( WicketKeeper,WicketKeeper )
Birth date: July 13, 1984
Age: 36
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
36 - Punjab Kings16 Apr,2021 DT20
0 - Delhi Capitals10 Apr,2021 DT20
17 - Multan Sultans03 Mar,2021 DT20
17 - Islamabad United01 Mar,2021 DT20
37 - Peshawar Zalmi26 Feb,2021 DT20
17, 5 - Pakistan04 Feb,2021 TEST
23, 10 - Pakistan26 Jan,2021 TEST
8 - Sri Lanka03 Jan,2021 TEST
199 - Sri Lanka26 Dec,2020 TEST
52 - England01 Dec,2020 IT20

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

IPL 2021 Schedule Fixtures - Indian Premier League T20
PSL 2021 Schedule - Pakistan Super League T20
Pakistan vs South Africa Test Series 2021
South Africa vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2020-2021
South Africa vs England ODI Series 2020
Team Squad
Reeza Hendricks Dwaine Pretorius
Rassie van der Dussen Migael Pretorius
Lutho Sipamla Temba Bavuma
Petrus van Biljon Wiaan Mulder
Janneman Malan Lizaad Williams

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