Faf du Plessis' Departure Will Leave Big Gap in Test Team: Graeme Smith

Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has referred to as time on his Take a look at match profession. The 36-year-old performed in 69 Exams for his nation scoring over 4000 runs. He performed his debut match in 2021 in opposition to Australia in Adelaide, whereas his final got here in opposition to Pakistan in Rawalpindi final month. Other than that, he hit 10 tons in his profession at a median of 40, with 199 being his highest rating, that got here in opposition to Sri Lanka in Decmeber 2020.

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In the meantime his former captain and the present Cricket South Africa Boss Graeme Smith could not assist however emphasise on the type of void Du Plessis shall be leaving within the present setup.

“Faf has been a prolific Take a look at cricketer for the Proteas for quite a few years now and to lose him on this format goes to go away one other massive hole within the group. His dedication to the group has at all times been undoubtable and his transparency with Cricket South Africa about his plans has at all times been appreciated and we respect his choice, figuring out he wouldn’t have come by it simply,” mentioned Smith in an official launch.

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“I want to thank Faf on behalf of CSA for his years of service and dedication to the Proteas’ Take a look at group and we stay up for participating additional with him on how he can proceed contributing to the group in a significant manner,” he added.


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