Faf Du Plessis(Search results - 24)
CricketOct 27, 2019, 2:12 PM IST
After 3-0 loss to India, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis wants toss scrapped in Tests
'Every Test match, they bat first, they score 500, they declare when it's dark, they get three wickets when it's dark and when day three starts, you're under pressure,' Faf du Plessis said, referring to India Test series
CricketOct 9, 2019, 1:21 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test — Preview: Virat Kohli and Co eye series win in Pune
Virat Kohli's men ticked almost all the boxes during their 203-run win in the opening encounter in Visakhapatnam and they would like to maintain the same intensity in their bid to seal the series in Pune itself
CricketOct 1, 2019, 4:29 PM IST
1st Test: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis throws spin challenge at India batsmen
'In the past series we have seen that the bowl spun quite a bit, I think the bowler we have in (Keshav) Maharaj at the moment is probably just as good as any spinner around the world. So he will be a challenge for the Indian batters if the decks were to spin quite a bit,' Faf du Plessis said ahead of India-South Africa 1st Test
CricketSep 14, 2019, 4:11 PM IST
India vs South Africa T20I, Test series 2019 schedule, squads, live TV, streaming information
Here is the India vs South Africa series 2019 schedule, squads, live streaming, live TV information. India-South Africa T20I seris commences in Dharamsala on September 15
CricketJun 28, 2019, 7:47 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Bees stop South Africa-Sri Lanka contest in Durham; players, umpires hit the deck
A swarm of bees sent players and umpires hugging the ground to avoid the flying insects. The incident happened in the 48th over of the Sri Lankan innings after being sent into bat by Proteas captain Faf du Plessis
CricketJun 20, 2019, 12:17 PM IST
World Cup 2019: ‘Feeling 5 years older’, says Faf du Plessis after loss to New Zealand
Birmingham: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis admitted that the Proteas’ players were hurting after their tense loss to New Zealand at the ICC World Cup 2019 on Wednesday (June 19). Kane Williamson’s unbeaten century downed South Africa in a thrilling last-over finish. Du Plessis also said he was feeling five years older after the defeat. Here is what he said in the post-match press conference.
CricketJun 15, 2019, 5:56 PM IST
World Cup 2019 — South Africa vs Afghanistan: Key players to watch out for
South Africa, the semi-finalist of 2015 edition of the World Cup lost their first three key matches in the tournament while their last game against West Indies was called off due to rain
CricketJun 11, 2019, 4:10 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Increase in short-pitched bowling and other emerging trends
The ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales might be only 15 games old but set a fascinating pattern right from the very first ball when South Africa opened up with the leg spin of Imran Tahir
CricketJun 6, 2019, 1:07 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Chris Morris defends Faf du Plessis' toss decision after loss to India
Southampton: South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris defended his captain Faf du Plessis’ decision to bat first after winning the toss against India in the ICC World Cup 2019 in Southampton on Wednesday (June 5). Du Plessis’ decision backfired as the Proteas were kept to 227/9 and India won by six wickets. Many felt Du Plessis should have bowled first. Even India captain Virat Kohli had said he would have bowled if he had won the toss. Morris said the pitch was “tough” for the entire duration of the match and it wouldn’t have mattered.
CricketJun 6, 2019, 12:48 PM IST
World Cup 2019: AB de Villiers offered to come out of retirement, says report
AB de Villiers had offered to come out of retirement to play for South Africa at the ICC World Cup 2019, a report claimed. However, his offer was rejected by the team management including captain Faf du Plessis
CricketJun 6, 2019, 10:07 AM IST
World Cup 2019: Jacques Kallis praises 'real contenders' India; urges SA players to 'look in mirror'
'This is a big moment for Faf du Plessis but not everything can be put on the captain’s shoulders. Each individual needs to look in the mirror, there cannot be any finger pointing, they have to have an honest conversation with each other about what they can do better,' wrote Jacques Kallis after South Africa's defeat to India in the ICC World Cup 2019
CricketJun 5, 2019, 2:55 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Bowlers, Rohit Sharma ton give India winning start
After the bowlers had restricted South Africa to 227/9, Rohit Sharma hit his 23rd ODI century as India won by six wickets in tough conditions to launch their ICC World Cup 2019 on a high
CricketJun 5, 2019, 1:38 PM IST
World Cup 2019: South Africa don’t have 'strongest 11' for India game, admits Faf du Plessis
Southampton: Injury-hit South Africa have only 14 players to choose from and may have to alter their game plan for India contest at the ICC World Cup 2019, said captain Faf du Plessis as he spoke to the media on Tuesday (June 4). The skipper touched up on various issues as they find themselves in a must-win situation after two straight losses. He said they won't have their 'strongest 11' to take on India. Dale Steyn was ruled out of the entire tournament due to shoulder injury while Lungi Ngidi will not play on June 5 against India due to hamstring injury.
CricketJun 5, 2019, 9:57 AM IST
World Cup 2019 — India vs South Africa: Here’s South Africa’s likely Playing XI
Southampton: Injury-hit South Africa face a tough task against India as they aim to bring their ICC World Cup 2019 campaign back on track. After two consecutive losses, the Proteas are seeking a turnaround. But without two key fast bowlers in Dale Steyn (ruled out of entire tournament) and Lungi Ngidi, the Faf du Plessis-captained side is struggling. However, they have some good news with the return of Hashim Amla. Here is the likely Playing XI of South Africa for their match against Virat Kohli-led India on Wednesday (June 5).
CricketJun 3, 2019, 4:19 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Bangladesh played good cricket, says Andile Phehlukwayo
London: After a shock defeat to Bangladesh in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Sunday (June 2), South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo admitted that the Asian team played good cricket. Bangladesh won by 21 runs, successfully defending 330 to upset the Faf du Plessis-led Proteas at The Oval in London.