Faf Du Plessis(Search results - 18)
Cricket15, Jun 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
Cricket11, Jun 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
Cricket6, Jun 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.
Cricket6, Jun 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
Cricket6, Jun 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
Cricket5, Jun 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
Cricket5, Jun 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.
Cricket5, Jun 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).
Cricket3, Jun 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.
Cricket3, Jun 2019, 3:33 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Faf du Plessis reflects on Bangladesh loss; Ngidi out of India game
London: After being shocked by Bangladesh by 21 runs in the ICC World Cup 2019 on Sunday (June 2), South Africa captain Faf du Plessis spoke to the media. The South Africans failed to chase 331. This was Proteas' second straight loss. Earlier, they were defeated by England. Here is what he said. Also, it was confirmed by team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee that paceman Lungi Ngidi would be out of India clash on June 5 as he will need at least one week to 10 days to recover from hamstring injury sustained during the match.
Cricket3, Jun 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Watch: Photographer becomes star at World Cup 2019 with 'classic catch'; Ben Stokes has competition
A photographer was captured on live TV taking a superb one-handed catch beyond the boundary as South Africa captain Faf du Plessis hit a six during their ICC World Cup 2019 match against Bangladesh at The Oval on Sunday (June 2)
Cricket1, Jun 2019, 10:24 AM IST
World Cup 2019: ‘Jofra Archer fastest bowler I have ever faced’
Jofra Archer, touching speeds of 94mph, he accounted for Aiden Markram, captain Faf du Plessis and Rassie van der Dussen to finish with 3/27 on his World Cup debut on Thursday (May 30)
Cricket24, May 2019, 4:48 PM IST
World Cup 2019: Virat Kohli picks this Australian legend as best for India team
India captain Virat Kohli said he would have loved to have this Australian legend in his team. Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2019, Kohli spoke about the player and also revealed how marriage to Anushka Sharma had helped his captaincy
Cricket8, May 2019, 6:08 PM IST
How Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai squad beat the men in yellow to reach the IPL final
Mumbai Indians' spinners Rahul Chahar, Krunal Pandya, and Jayant Yadav bowled brilliantly on a pitch that was turning square. Rohit Sharma assessed the conditions shrewdly and attacked with his spinners from both ends, and this is where Rohit Sharma outperformed MS Dhoni as captain