Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis is anticipating a tough contest against Pakistan in the ODI series, especially with two key players (Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn) rested for the first two matches of the series.
The three-Test series will conclude at the Wanderers in Johannesburg, where South Africa will be depleted by the absence of captain Faf du Plessis.
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has highlighted the influence of the T20 format on the drastic reduction of playing days in Test cricket, writes KHALID MOHIDIN at Newlands.
Bjorn Fortuin’s 4-15 and Faf du Plessis’ half-century helped the Paarl Rocks clinch a five-wicket win against the Cape Town Blitz, writes KHALID MOHIDIN from Boland Park.
The Chennai Super Kings have retained South African batsman Faf du Plessis for the 2019 Indian Premier League.
Faf du Plessis and fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have moved up in the latest ICC ODI player rankings following the Proteas’ 2-1 series win in Australia at the weekend.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has revealed that he reached out to Steve Smith and David Warner after the Newlands ball-tampering scandal.
Faf du Plessis denies AB de Villiers’ involvement with the Proteas for the World Cup as part of the management or coaching team.
Captain Faf du Plessis praised South Africa’s ability to triumph over conditions – and the opposition – after a victory by 34 runs in Tuesday’s first T20I at Buffalo Park in East London.
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis will play for the Proteas against Zimbabwe in the third ODI at Paarl as South Africa seek a 3-0 win in the ODI series.