Faf du Plessis’ record-breaking 185 set up a 40-run victory for the Proteas to go one step closer to a series whitewash against Sri Lanka, writes TOM SIZELAND.
AB de Villiers has declared that he is not retiring from any form of cricket, but says he needs to manage his workload.
The Proteas lost two quick wickets as they battled to 79 for two at lunch on the first day of the third Test against Sri Lanka, at the Wanderers on Thursday, writes MARK SALTER.
Captain Faf du Plessis believes that Hashim Amla could be the last player to reach 100 Tests for the Proteas.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has officially launched an appeal against the ruling that he was guilty of ball-tampering. It was widely expected that he would, with the support of Cricket South Africa, especially after their CEO, Haroon Lorgat, demanded clarification of the rules regarding ‘artificial substances’. Du Plessis was fined his entire match fee for the second Test in Hobart… Read more →
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis soaked up the pressure at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday to score a century – at the same venue where he scored his first on debut – and then opted to declare on 259-9 against Australia.
Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of a level 2 offence for ball-tampering and has been fined his entire match fee, but will play in the third Test.
Jason Gillespie says the ‘lollygate’ incident has been blown out of proportion, and SA’s unity in the face of adversity has been impressive.
Proteas stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis has been charged by the International Cricket Council with a level-2 offence for ball-tampering.
Convener of selectors, Linda Zondi, says AB de Villiers will return to the captaincy when he is match fit.