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Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis

South African
Player Info
Date of Birth 13 June 1984
Place of Birth Pretoria, South Africa
Career January 2011 - Active
Role Batsman

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 117 112 14 4379 185 44.68 4959 88.30 9 29 378 54 60 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 117 11 192 189 2 1/8 94.50 5.90 96.00 0 0



1. Almost signed a Kolpak deal with Lancashire in 2008, but he couldn’t play as a Kolpak player due to changes in immigration policies

2. Playing in his second ICC CT

3. ODI debut against India at Cape Town in 2011

4. He scored a century on his Test debut against Australia at Adelaide, just the fourth South African to achieve the feat

5. Subsequently he was appointed T20I captain and took over from AB de Villiers as Test captain in December 2016

6. He hit 185 in the Cape Town ODI and was named Player of the Series as South Africa won its series with Sri Lanka 5-0 in early 2017

7. Was South Africa’s second highest run-scorer in the World Cup 2015 with 380 runs, which included an 85 against New Zealand in the semifinal