Faf du Plessis      

Full name Francois du Plessis

Born July 13, 1984, Pretoria

Current age 32 years 143 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 34 53 6 2029 137 43.17 4937 41.09 6 8 237 11 18 0
ODIs 97 93 11 3354 133* 40.90 3867 86.73 6 23 289 44 50 0
T20Is 35 35 6 1093 119 37.68 824 132.64 1 7 101 32 18 0
First-class 112 180 18 6434 176 39.71 14 37 93 0
List A 214 199 33 7269 133* 43.78 8177 88.89 15 44 113 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 34 5 78 69 0 - - - 5.30 - 0 0 0
ODIs 97 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 112 2558 1477 41 4/39 36.02 3.46 62.3 3 0 0
List A 214 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 Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 18, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Oct 12, 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 Australia v South Africa at Adelaide, Nov 24-27, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Border v Northerns at East London, Feb 6, 2004 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Oct 12, 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
118*, 12 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 24 Nov 2016 Test # 2236
12 Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
7 South Africa v Australia Hobart 12 Nov 2016 Test # 2233
37, 32 South Africa v Australia Perth 3 Nov 2016 Test # 2230
102 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
8, 20 Sth Africans v CA XI Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
11 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 12 Oct 2016 ODI # 3795
69 South Africa v Australia Port Elizabeth 9 Oct 2016 ODI # 3792
33 South Africa v Australia Durban 5 Oct 2016 ODI # 3790
111 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 2 Oct 2016 ODI # 3787
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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Nov 27, 2016

Faf du Plessis is a happy man after the trophy presentation, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 4th day, November 27, 2016

Faf du Plessis is a happy man after the trophy presentation

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Nov 25, 2016

Faf du Plessis speaks to Kagiso Rabada as the bowler walks to his mark, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day, November 25, 2016

Faf du Plessis speaks to Kagiso Rabada as the bowler walks to his mark

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Nov 25, 2016

Faf du Plessis before the start of play, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 2nd day, November 25, 2016

Faf du Plessis before the start of play

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Notes

ICC T20I Performance of the Year - 2015

Tournament Results
RCB v Chargers at Johannesburg - May 24, 2009
Chargers won by 6 runs
RCB v Super Kings at Johannesburg - May 23, 2009
RCB won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Chargers at Centurion - May 22, 2009
Chargers won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
RCB v Chargers at Centurion - May 21, 2009
RCB won by 12 runs
Daredevils v Mum Indians at Centurion - May 21, 2009
Daredevils won by 4 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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