Faf still has key Proteas role to play after captaincy

2020-05-16 13:42

Playing without the captaincy could allow Faf du Plessis to have even more of an influence on young players in the Proteas set-up.

Faf backs double quarantine to salvage T20 World Cup

2020-05-14 11:29

Faf du Plessis says quarantining players for two weeks before and after the Twenty20 World Cup could allow it to take place in Australia.

Covid-19's bonus to the Proteas: Faf's fire's been rekindled

2020-05-04 18:06

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, South African cricket has surprisingly been granted a reprieve on certain fronts.

Proteas slip in Test rankings, up to 4th in ODIs

2020-05-03 06:54

The Proteas have slipped in the latest International Cricket Council Test rankings, but rose in the ODI rankings.

Faf du Plessis to welcome baby #2

2020-04-09 15:29

Proteas star batsman Faf du Plessis has announced on Instagram that his wife is expecting their second child.

Cricket's long gap MAY recharge Faf

2020-04-02 14:00

The increasing likelihood of a full winter off could help reignite SA veteran Faf du Plessis for a spirited last thrust at the highest level, writes Rob Houwing.

Bangladesh scrap Asia XI v World XI showdown over coronavirus fears

2020-03-12 11:54

A major cricket celebration in Bangladesh this month to mark 100 years since the birth of the country's founding president has been postponed.

Faf makes Proteas ODI return, Linde set for debut in India

2020-03-02 09:09

Former Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has been included in a 15-man squad for next month's three-match ODI series in India.

'Fantastic' Faf fitting into new Proteas leadership role

2020-02-25 18:40

Free of the pressures that came with leading the Proteas, Faf du Plessis is embracing his new role in the T20 side.

Proteas: Rank-and-file Faf still has enormous role

2020-02-17 19:36

SA showed on Monday they are inching determinedly closer to assembling their optimal line-up for the ICC T20 World Cup later in the year, says Rob Houwing.


SA cricketers dig deep to donate to Gift of the Givers in Covid-19 fight

2020-05-15 14:11

SA's professional cricketers have dug deep into their pockets to donate much needed funds to assist with the distribution of food to those suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

'Positive' Faf avoids reading too much news

2020-05-04 20:23

Proteas star Faf du Plessis says he has shied away from reading too much news during the Covid-19 lockdown.

'We don't ask for help' - Faf wants to drive leadership revolution

2020-05-04 12:13

One of Faf du Plessis' main motivations for giving up the Proteas captaincy is because he wants to change SA cricket's attitude towards leadership.

Coronavirus | Careers of Proteas legends hang in the balance

2020-04-21 11:44

The prolonged global sporting lockdown has left a few Proteas careers hanging in the balance, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Faf du Plessis and wife Imari to welcome baby number 2

2020-04-09 12:33

South African cricketer and former Proteas captain Faf du Plessis, announced that his wife Imari is pregnant with their second child.

PICTURES | 'Masked' Proteas fly home after coronavirus cancels India tour

2020-03-16 14:45

The Proteas are on their way back home after their ODI series against India was postponed amid the mounting anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic.

Boucher on Faf: Why would you not want him in your set-up?

2020-03-09 20:03

Proteas coach Mark Boucher has defended batsman Faf du Plessis' inclusion into the ODI squad for South Africa's tour to India.

Faf set to skipper World XI against Asia XI in T20 showdown

2020-02-26 06:30

Former Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis will captain the World XI against an Asian XI in two T20 matches scheduled for Bangladesh in March.

De Kock on Faf: He still has a lot to offer

2020-02-21 06:00

Proteas skipper Quinton de Kock insisted that Faf du Plessis still has a massive role to play despite relinquishing his captaincy duties.

Star trio return to bolster Proteas for Australia T20 series

2020-02-17 14:21

Faf du Plessis, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje have been added to the Proteas’ squad that will take on Australia in their three-match T20 International series.

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