Du Plessis, Root play down on-field incident

2020-01-27 19:48

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says that an incident involving England's Jos Buttler and Stuart Broad was just a case of him standing up to opponents.

Smith set for 'robust' chats with Faf over Proteas future

2020-01-23 11:36

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is set to have a "robust" discussion with Director of Cricket Graeme Smith over his international future.

Faf: There are no instructions for SA groundsmen

2020-01-21 13:41

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says there have been no specific instructions to groundsmen during the Test series against England.

Root hails 'brilliant' England after crushing win over South Africa

2020-01-20 17:09

England captain Joe Root has hailed a complete performance by his team after they beat South Africa by an innings and 53 runs in the third Test at St George's Park.

Boucher on Faf's Test future: 'I have no clue'

2020-01-20 08:35

Proteas coach Mark Boucher says he has "no clue" on the Test future of struggling captain Faf du Plessis.

OPINION | Proteas: a coup d'état at the cost of transformation?

2020-01-16 14:52

It's clear, certainly, in their view, that race is not an issue and there is no place for politics (and by politics this means transformation) in cricket and certainly transformation should not be a key pillar in the long-term strategy of cricket in this country, writes Msingathi Sipuka and Ayanda Jam.

Faf: Proteas closer than ever before

2020-01-15 19:24

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says the players are closer than ever as preparations for Thursday's third Test against England in Port Elizabeth continue.

World star Stokes set to be key again in PE, warns Faf

2020-01-15 15:29

Rival captains Faf du Plessis and Joe Root were united in their praise of Ben Stokes ahead of the third Test between South Africa and England.

Faf returns to happy hunting ground as SA look for change of fortune in PE

2020-01-14 18:07

SA captain Faf du Plessis returns to one of his most productive venues, seeking a change of form and fortune in the third Test against England.

Faf hails fight of improving Proteas after Newlands heartache

2020-01-08 07:35

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has praised the fight shown by his side in their loss to England at Newlands.


Spotlight on fragile Proteas batting at Wanderers

2020-01-24 06:47

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has asked for an improved batting display and mental strength from his charges ahead of the Wanderers Test against England.

Selection chief: Faf still has ODI future, Rabada rested

2020-01-22 06:30

Faf du Plessis and Kagiso Rabada have been rested, not dropped, from the Proteas ODI squad to take on England.

Faf on the difference between England and Proteas

2020-01-20 21:12

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says the difference between his side and England has been the ability to score "big runs".

Faf recommits future to Proteas, eyes T20 World Cup as swansong

2020-01-20 13:38

Faf du Plessis says he remains committed to captaining the Proteas despite suggestions that he could be nearing the end of his tenure.

Faf's coin toss record is poor, but it's not the worst ...

2020-01-17 13:35

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis joined an exclusive - and unwanted - club when he lost the toss ahead of the third Test against England at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

Proteas lose toss, bowl in PE as Paterson debuts

2020-01-16 09:33

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis lost the toss and England have elected to bat in the third Test at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

Big welcome awaits AB if he returns to Proteas T20 team

2020-01-15 17:27

AB de Villiers will be welcomed back into the South African team ahead of the T20 World Cup, captain Faf du Plessis says.

Proteas considering Paterson for Test debut in PE

2020-01-15 13:28

The Proteas are considering handing a Test debut to Dane Paterson for Thursday's third Test against England in Port Elizabeth.

OPINION | Pressure on Faf the batsman, not Faf the captain

2020-01-13 13:44

Faf du Plessis should be feeling pressure because of his lack of runs for the national side, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Faf opposed to idea of 4-day Test cricket

2020-01-07 21:18

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis says that he is opposed to the ICC proposal to cut Test matches from five days to four.

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