Faf du Plessis      

Full name Francois du Plessis

Born July 13, 1984, Pretoria

Current age 32 years 258 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 39 61 8 2358 137 44.49 5578 42.27 6 11 274 12 24 0
ODIs 107 103 13 3943 185 43.81 4525 87.13 8 26 338 51 55 0
T20Is 36 36 6 1129 119 37.63 849 132.97 1 7 102 35 18 0
First-class 117 188 20 6763 176 40.25 14 40 99 0
List A 224 209 35 7858 185 45.16 8835 88.94 17 47 118 0
Twenty20 167 153 16 3785 119 27.62 3049 124.13 1 20 329 104 76 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 39 5 78 69 0 - - - 5.30 - 0 0 0
ODIs 107 11 192 189 2 1/8 1/8 94.50 5.90 96.0 0 0 0
T20Is 36 2 8 3 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 0
First-class 117 2558 1477 41 4/39 36.02 3.46 62.3 3 0 0
List A 224 2238 2030 54 4/47 4/47 37.59 5.44 41.4 1 0 0
Twenty20 167 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 New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v India at Cape Town, Jan 18, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 4, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v South Africa at Chester-le-Street, Sep 8, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Northerns v Gauteng at Centurion, Mar 5-8, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington, Mar 16-18, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Border v Northerns at East London, Feb 6, 2004 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 4, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Titans v Eagles at Centurion, Feb 25, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
52, 56* South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253
51* South Africa v New Zealand Auckland 4 Mar 2017 ODI # 3846
67 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 1 Mar 2017 ODI # 3843
36 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 25 Feb 2017 ODI # 3841
11 South Africa v New Zealand Christchurch 22 Feb 2017 ODI # 3839
14 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 19 Feb 2017 ODI # 3836
36 South Africa v New Zealand Auckland 17 Feb 2017 T20I # 595
41 South Africa v Sri Lanka Centurion 10 Feb 2017 ODI # 3834
185 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 7 Feb 2017 ODI # 3833
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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Mar 28, 2017

Faf du Plessis wears an anxious look after JP Duminy's dismissal, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 4th day, March 28, 2017

Faf du Plessis wears an anxious look after JP Duminy's dismissal

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Mar 27, 2017

Faf du Plessis had to endure tough periods on the field, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, March 27, 2017

Faf du Plessis had to endure tough periods on the field

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Mar 26, 2017

Tom Latham prepares to take a stunning catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 2nd day, March 26, 2017

Tom Latham prepares to take a stunning catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis

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Notes

ICC T20I Performance of the Year - 2015

Results
Sui Northern v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 19, 2013
Sui Northern won by 32 runs
National Bnk v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 18, 2013
WAPDA won by 119 runs
Habib Bank v Sui Northern at Karachi - Apr 16, 2013
Sui Northern won by 8 wickets (with 157 balls remaining)
Habib Bank v United Bank at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
Habib Bank won by 7 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)
Khan RL v Port Qasim A at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Khan RL won by 40 runs
National Bnk v Sui Northern at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Sui Northern won by 76 runs
PIA v State B of P at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
PIA won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
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