Faf du Plessis      

Full name Francois du Plessis

Born July 13, 1984, Pretoria

Current age 32 years 48 days

Major teams South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Lancashire, Northerns, Rising Pune Supergiants, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Titans

Playing role Middle-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Affies Boys School, Pretoria

Francois du Plessis
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 30 46 4 1705 137 40.59 4322 39.44 4 8 194 9 15 0
ODIs 91 87 11 3083 133* 40.56 3571 86.33 5 22 260 44 49 0
T20Is 35 35 6 1093 119 37.68 824 132.64 1 7 101 32 18 0
First-class 108 173 16 6110 176 38.91 12 37 90 0
List A 208 193 33 6998 133* 43.73 7881 88.79 14 43 112 0
Twenty20 166 152 16 3749 119 27.56 3024 123.97 1 20 328 101 76 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 30 5 78 69 0 - - - 5.30 - 0 0 0
ODIs 91 11 192 189 2 1/8 1/8 94.50 5.90 96.0 0 0 0
T20Is 35 2 8 3 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 0
First-class 108 2558 1477 41 4/39 36.02 3.46 62.3 3 0 0
List A 208 2238 2030 54 4/47 4/47 37.59 5.44 41.4 1 0 0
Twenty20 166 52 790 917 50 5/19 5/19 18.34 6.96 15.8 1 2 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 22-26, 2012 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 19-23, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 18, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v South Africa at Chester-le-Street, Sep 8, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Northerns v Gauteng at Centurion, Mar 5-8, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 19-23, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Border v Northerns at East London, Feb 6, 2004 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Eagles at Centurion, Feb 25, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Kitts and Nevis Patriots v Trinbago Knight Riders at Lauderhill, Jul 31, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
23 South Africa v New Zealand Durban 19 Aug 2016 Test # 2219
0 Patriots v T&T Riders Lauderhill 31 Jul 2016 T20
2 Patriots v T&T Riders Lauderhill 29 Jul 2016 T20
48 Patriots v Zouks Gros Islet 21 Jul 2016 T20
12 Patriots v Tallawahs Kingston 16 Jul 2016 T20
42 Patriots v Tridents Bridgetown 13 Jul 2016 T20
1 Patriots v Amazon Providence 9 Jul 2016 T20
8 Patriots v Tridents Basseterre 5 Jul 2016 T20
9 Patriots v Zouks Basseterre 3 Jul 2016 T20
27 Patriots v Tallawahs Basseterre 2 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

Classy, composed and a fine crafter of innings', Faf du Plessis emerged as one of South Africa's most consistent batsmen in the post-Jacques Kallis era. Du Plessis is strong on the front foot, has impeccable defences and enjoys spending time at the crease. A natural leader, du Plessis was put in charge of the T20 side in February 2013 and formed part of the senior core in other formats.

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Aug 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis tries to guide one to the off side, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day, August 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis tries to guide one to the off side

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Aug 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis struck his fifth Test century, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day, August 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis struck his fifth Test century

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Aug 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis pulls in front of square, South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day, August 28, 2016

Faf du Plessis pulls in front of square

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Notes

ICC T20I Performance of the Year - 2015

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Test: South Africa v New Zealand at Centurion - Aug 27-31
South Africa 481/8d & 132/7d New Zealand 214 & 18/4 (7 ov, target 400)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Mackay
Aug 31, 2016 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT -1d | 19:30 EDT -1d | 18:30 CDT -1d | 16:30 PDT -1d)
W Province v Namibia at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 2, 2016 (09:45 local | 07:45 GMT | 03:45 EDT | 02:45 CDT | 00:45 PDT)
KZN-Inland v North West at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 2, 2016 (13:15 local | 11:15 GMT | 07:15 EDT | 06:15 CDT | 04:15 PDT)
North West v Namibia at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 3, 2016 (09:45 local | 07:45 GMT | 03:45 EDT | 02:45 CDT | 00:45 PDT)
KZN-Inland v W Province at Pietermaritzburg
Sep 3, 2016 (13:15 local | 11:15 GMT | 07:15 EDT | 06:15 CDT | 04:15 PDT)
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