ARTICLES RELATING TO FAF DU PLESSIS

Faf: Dutch win was our best

2014-04-08 09:18

Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis says the win over the Netherlands was their best at the recently completed ICC World Twenty20.

Proteas left to rue their wides

2014-04-04 22:34
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Beaten in an ICC semi ... again. It’s tough to stomach, but at least this particular SA bunch aren’t chokers, insists Rob Houwing.

Proteas to bat, Faf returns

2014-04-04 14:56

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has won the toss and decided to bat first against India in the World Twenty20 semi-finals.

Faf has simple winning recipe

2014-04-03 21:02

Faf du Plessis has a simple recipe for the Proteas World Twenty20 semi-final: key decision-making during pressure situations.

Faf banned for one game

2014-03-28 15:39

South Africa and Sri Lanka captains Faf du Plessis and Dinesh Chandimal have been suspended for one match each.

NZ ask Proteas to bat

2014-03-24 11:08

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has won the toss and elected to bowl first in their World T20 game against South Africa.

Faf, Steyn face fitness tests

2014-03-21 16:02

SA captain Faf du Plessis and Dale Steyn will undergo fitness tests ahead of their opening World Twenty20 game in Chittagong.

Proteas bowl first in warm-up

2014-03-18 15:26

The Proteas have lost the toss and will bowl first in their World Twenty20 warm-up match against Bangladesh "A".

Du Plessis: Aus a big threat

2014-03-15 18:31

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis believes Australia's strong batting line-up will have a significant impact in the World Twenty20.

Faf: Places not guaranteed

2014-03-15 11:38

Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis has warned that nobody's place was certain for the World T20 after their defeat to Australia.

Proteas upbeat despite the rain

2014-03-11 22:49

The Proteas remain confident in their preparations for the ICC World T20, despite rain disrupting the series against Australia.

Praise for skipper Faf

2014-03-10 09:04

Batsman David Miller has lauded the leadership qualities of the South African Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis.

SA, Oz prepare for World T20

2014-03-07 14:01

SA and Australia will be aiming to hone their Twenty20 international skills when they start a three-match series at St George's Park.

Domingo still harbouring hope

2014-03-04 21:46

With their backs to the wall and three sessions left to salvage a drawn series, Proteas coach Russell Domingo still has hope.

Elgar keeps Proteas ticking

2014-02-20 17:53

Dean Elgar has staked a claim for a permanent Proteas role with the stand-out innings on Day 1 of the second Test against Australia

New Proteas T20 kit launched

2014-02-17 20:02

Adidas have revealed and launched the new Proteas kit for the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

SA's walking wounded ready

2014-01-30 10:41

South Africa's alarming injury list has finally eased with the Proteas confident of fielding a full-strength side against Australia.

Faf hails gutsy Proteas

2013-12-23 13:00

After helping his side to the brink of a Test victory, Faf du Plessis says he is impressed with the guts shown by his team-mates.

Proteas eye record win

2013-12-22 15:15

The Proteas are in with a shot at beating India in the first Test at the Wanderers in what would be a new world record.

Faf is off the market!

2013-11-25 15:00

Proteas batsman Faf du Plessis married long-time girlfriend Imari Visser at Kleine Zalze wine estate outside Stellenbosch.

Proteas: Kallis back, Faf axed

2013-11-21 10:39

Jacques Kallis is back in the Proteas ODI squad for upcoming series against Pakistan and India, with Faf du Plessis dropped.

Proteas aim to be ruthless

2013-11-19 20:30

The Proteas will be taking a ruthless approach in the upcoming two-match T20 International series against Pakistan.

Faf can walk tall again

2013-11-16 08:00

He’s still got some ODI woes, but Faf du Plessis looks a rejuvenated cricketer after SA’s T20 series win, says Rob Houwing.

Proteas: 7 games to fine-tune

2013-11-12 23:08

This is the last chance for SA to play T20s in conditions similar to those they’ll sample at the next world event, says Rob Houwing.

Faf counting his lucky stars

2013-11-07 22:57

Proteas batsman, Faf du Plessis, says he is a relieved man after his Man of the Match performance against Pakistan in the third ODI.

 

Kohli soars, Faf in top 10

2014-04-07 10:15

India's Virat Kohli has reached a career-best rating in the T20 batting rankings, while SA's Faf du Plessis also entered the top 10.

Proteas fall short in Dhaka

2014-04-04 18:16
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The Proteas have fallen short of qualifying for their first major ICC final, losing to India in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20.

Stats weigh against SA win

2014-04-03 22:30

Their T20 record against India only underlines why the Proteas will be underdogs in Friday’s semi-final, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas hope to find a way

2014-03-29 08:33

Proteas coach, Russell Domingo, says his team will need to "find a way" to deal with the absence of captain, Faf du Plessis.

Du Plessis hails Steyn heroics

2014-03-25 09:11

SA captain Faf du Plessis has praised Dale Steyn after the ice-cool paceman kept his nerve to deny NZ in a last-ball thriller.

Faf to undergo fitness test

2014-03-24 07:47

SA captain Faf du Plessis will undergo a fitness test before the World T20 match against NZ after missing the opening game.

Injury fears grip Proteas

2014-03-20 07:44

SA are sweating over the fitness of injured captain Faf du Plessis and fast bowler Dale Steyn ahead of their World T20 opener.

Faf: SA can handle conditions

2014-03-16 20:09

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has said he believes his team will adapt well to the playing conditions at the World T20 competition.

Proteas travel as outsiders

2014-03-15 14:00

The SA hierarchy of Russell Domingo and Faf du Plessis will be under tough focus at the ICC World T20, writes Rob Houwing.

Kirsten back to help Proteas

2014-03-12 07:46

After their disappointing Test series loss to Australia, former coach Gary Kirsten has been drafted in as consultant to help SA.

Tahir as vital as Steyn: Faf

2014-03-11 14:24

Imran Tahir is as important to the attack as Dale Steyn, T20 captain Faf du Plessis has said ahead of SA's clash against Australia.

Fans back AB for captaincy

2014-03-07 15:16

Sport24 readers believe AB de Villiers would be the best choice to replace Graeme Smith after the former SA captain's retirement.

Succession: It’s just AB or Faf

2014-03-04 23:38

The list of ‘possibles’ to fill the considerable Graeme Smith SA Test leadership post is a lean one, says Rob Houwing.

Faf: A draw would look good

2014-03-04 10:00

With Australia in firm control of the third Test, Proteas batsman Faf du Plessis says his team would not be disappointed with a draw.

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Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis discusses the squad named for the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.

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SA woes mount in Centurion

2014-02-15 12:44

South Africa have lost three wickets in the morning session on the fourth day of the first Test against Australia at SuperSport Park.

CSA name World T20 squad

2013-12-27 09:12

Cricket South Africa have named a preliminary 30-man squad for the ICC World Twenty20 to be played in Bangladesh next year.

Proteas, India in thrilling draw

2013-12-22 17:52
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The Proteas, chasing a world-record fourth innings total, have played to a thrilling draw against India at the Wanderers.

Amla praises Philander, Faf

2013-12-20 10:00

SA's Hashim Amla has praised the courageous batting fightback from Faf du Plessis and Vernon Philander against India.

No place for Biff in Proteas

2013-11-23 11:15

Proteas Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis has poured cold water on the possibility of Graeme Smith making a return to the T20 team.

Rain dampens Proteas' win

2013-11-20 22:06

The Proteas have beaten Pakistan via the Duckworth/Lewis method in the first T20 international against Pakistan at the Wanderers.

Battling Proteas please Faf

2013-11-16 16:19

Proteas T20captain Faf du Plessis has said he was happy with his team's never-say-die performances against Pakistan.

Proteas pummel Pakistan

2013-11-13 20:00

The Proteas have outclassed Pakistan with a commanding victory in the first Twenty20 international in Dubai.

ODI momentum with T20 squad

2013-11-12 20:00

The Proteas T20 squad will be buoyed by their 50-over success ahead of the two-match T20I series against Pakistan in Dubai.

Proteas plunder Pakistan

2013-11-06 20:30

The Proteas have comprehensively beaten Pakistan in the third ODI in Abu Dhabi to take the lead in the five-match series.

 
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