FULL NAME: Francois du Plessis

BORN: July 13, 1984

HEIGHT: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)

NATIONALITY: South African

ROLE: Batsman / Right hand Batsman

RELATION(S): Imari Visser (Spouse)

About

Faf du Plessis is a South African cricketer who has found himself involved in various ball tampering controversies over the years and still has managed to have a good name in the cricketing world, based on his successful span as a captain and as a batsman.

Biography 

François Faf du Plessis turned into born on thirteen July 1984 at Pretoria in south Africa. He is a proper-exceeded batsman and a proper arm leg destroy bowler.bHe plays in the middle order and his predominant function in his crew is that of a middle order batsman.

Along the Years

Year Age Achievement
2008 24 Started playing for Lancashire in the English County Cricket
2011 27 Made ODI debut
2012 28 Made Test and T20I debut
2013 29 Found guilty of ball tampering
2016 32 Became the captain of the South African team in all formats
2017 33 Made his highest individual score of 185

Records

The Proteas player holds various international records such as:

  1. He is the second batsman to have scored a century as a captain in all the three formats of the game. Also, he is the first South African to score centuries in the three formats of the game.
  2. Faf du Plessis holds the record for the second highest individual score by a South African cricketer with 185 runs.
  3. Faf du Plessis also holds the record for playing the most innings before scoring a duck in international cricket (108).
  4. Faf du Plessis holds an unbeatable record of scoring the first century in a Day/Night Test match.
  5. Faf du Plessis is also the captain to declare innings at the lowest ever total of 259/9.

Awards and Accolades

Faf du Plessis was named the South Africa Player of the Year in 2019 in the Men’s category. He was also named as the Annual Player of the Year for South Africa in 2011.

MOST RECENT MATCHES


MATCH RUNS BF 4s 6s SR OVERS MO RC WKTS ECO EX
QG vs MS 17 17 1 0 100.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
QG vs IU 17 11 3 0 154.55 0 0 0 0 0 0
QG vs PZ 37 26 4 1 142.31 0 0 0 0 0 0
PAK vs SA 17 & 5 33 & 13 3 & 1 0 & 0 51.52 & 38.46 0 0 0 0 0 0
SA vs PAK 23 & 10 46 & 21 4 & 1 0 & 0 50.00 & 47.61 0 0 0 0 0 0

BATTING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN RUNS BF NO AVG SR 100s 50s HS 4s 6s CT ST
ODIs 143 136 5507 6215 20 47.47 88.60 12 35 185 495 66 81 0
TESTs 69 118 4163 8986 14 40.02 46.32 10 21 199 516 21 63 0
T20Is 50 50 1528 1137 7 35.53 134.38 1 10 119 140 50 24 0
T20s 238 222 5913 4611 25 30.01 128.23 1 37 119 521 178 123 0
LISTAs 262 244 9483 10599 42 46.94 89.47 21 57 185 0 0 147 0
FIRSTCLASS 150 250 8798 0 26 39.27 18 52 199 0 0 141 0

BOWLING STATS


GAME TYPE M INN OVERS RUNS WKTS AVG ECO BEST 5Ws 10Ws
ODIs 143 11 32 189 2 94.50 5.90 1/8 0 0
TESTs 69 5 13 69 0 5.30 0 0 0
T20Is 50 2 1.2 3 0 2.25 0 0 0
T20s 238 52 131.4 917 50 18.34 6.96 5/19 2 0
LISTAs 262 0 373 2030 54 37.59 5.44 4/47 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 150 0 426.2 1477 41 36.02 3.46 0 0 0

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