Francois du Plessis

Francois du Plessis, also known as Faf du Plessis, is South Africa’s captain across all formats. Du Plessis plays for Rising Pune Supergiants in the Indian Premier League, and domestic cricket for Northerns and Titans back home in South Africa. Classy and composed, du Plessis is one of the most consistent batsmen of the South African team. He has scored heavily for the Proteas in all formats.

Francois du Plessis Statistics

  • 6500+
    Runs Scored

  • 160+
    Matches

  • 39+
    50s

  • 13+
    100s

Key Facts

Career Highlights
  • Faf had a great domestic MTN40 series and made 3 hundreds which got him a place in the national side.
  • His first ODI innings was a fifty against India in South Africa, after which he was selected for the 2011 World Cup.
  • Faf has played a number of  significant Test knocks for his side against tough opponents like India and Australia.
  • Faf is one of the best fielders that South Africa has, and has been often compared with Jonty Rhodes.
  • Faf also featured in a music video for “Maak Jou Drome Waar”, a song by AB de Villiers.

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