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SA recall Du Plessis, Rabada for Australia T20s
IMAGE: Faf Du Plessis had earlier on Monday announced he would be standing down as captain across all three cricket formats. Photograph: Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images/Getty Images South Africa have recalled batsman Faf du Plessis and fast bowler Kagiso Rabada for the three-match Twenty20 International home series against Australia that starts on Friday.   Du Plessis, who earlier on Monday announced he would be standing down as captain across all three formats, and Rabada were rested for the ...
 Rediff.com3 hours ago
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'Selfless' du Plessis quits as South Africa captain
'Sometimes the most important attribute of a leader is to be selfless.' IMAGE: Faf du Plessis said he took the decision to help South Africa start a new era. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters Senior batsman Faf du Plessis on Monday stepped down as captain of South Africa's Test and T20 teams with immediate effect, citing "the need to facilitate the emergence of next generation of leaders".   The 35-year-old du Plessis, who stepped aside from the ODI captaincy to make way for wicket-keeper ...
 Rediff.com9 hours ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Faf du Plessis steps down as Test and T20I captain
South Africa's struggles have left Faf du Plessis tearing his hair out Stu Forster/Getty Images 4:24 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Faf du Plessis has stepped down as captain of South Africa's Test and T20I sides with immediate effect. However, the 35-year-old ...
 ESPN Cricinfo11 hours ago
The Assam Tribune
Du Plessis quits as South Africa captain
JOHANNESBURG, Feb 17: Senior batsman Faf du Plessis on Monday stepped down as captain of South Africas Test and T20 teams with immediate effect, citing the need to facilitate the emergence of next generation of leaders. The 35-year-old Du Plessis, who stepped ...
 The Assam Tribune17 minutes ago
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa skipper of Test, T20I; Quinton de...
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa skipper of Test, T20I; Quinton de...
 DNA4 hours ago
Faf du Plessis quits as South Africa captain
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 Hindu Business Line6 hours ago
'Don't make decisions when you are emotional': Faf du Plessis on quitting capta...
While admitting that the Proteas were outplayed in all the three departments by the Joe Root-led side, du Plessis felt his team lacked the most in terms of batting. cricket Updated: Jan 28, 2020 12:01 IST Indo Asian News Service Johannesburg File image of Faf ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
South Africa face testing time but skipper sees some light
Captain Faf du Plessis said South Africa face an uphill task to re-establish themselves as a top test team but predicted they would bounce back in a few years after losing the series to England on Monday.
 Reuters2 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
South Africa docked six WTC points, fined 60% match fees for slow over-rate
Faf du Plessis talks to Umpire Joel Wilson Gallo Images/Getty Images 2:00 PM ET ESPNcricinfo staff South Africa have become the first team to be docked World Test Championship (WTC) points for a slow over rate after were fined 60% of their match fee after ...
 ESPN Cricinfo3 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
England thump South Africa in fourth Test to win series 3-1
Set to make a world record 466 to win, South Africa reached 181 for two before Stokes bowled home captain Faf du Plessis for 35. cricket Updated: Jan 27, 2020 20:52 IST Agence France-Presse Johannesburg England's Mark Wood celebrates with Joe Root ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
Faf will not make decision in emotions & disappointment
Tue, Jan 28 2020 11:30:05 AM Johannesburg, Jan 28 (IANS): South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has said that he would not be making any drastic decisions regarding his own future following team's crushing defeat in the four-Test series against England. South ...
 Daiji World2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times
Superman Faf: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis takes a stunning one-handed catch...
Sa vs Eng: After not enforcing the follow on, England went full throttle in the second innings and when they were eventually bowled out for 183, they set the hosts 466 runs to win the match. cricket Updated: Jan 27, 2020 09:46 IST HT Correspondent Hindustan ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Mark Boucher backs Faf du Plessis to lead from the front in high-pressure innings
Mark Boucher's side have endured a difficult series Getty Images 12:53 PM ET Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers Mark Boucher knew taking the job of South Africa head coach would be "very tough", but would not be drawn into whether the situation in the country's ...
 ESPN Cricinfo3 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Faf du Plessis calls for tunnel vision as his side stares down series defeat
South Africa's struggles have left Faf du Plessis tearing his hair out Stu Forster/Getty Images 9:58 AM ET Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg Faf du Plessis refused to answer questions pertaining to anything other than the Wanderers Test, including one that asked ...
 ESPN Cricinfo3 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Graeme Smith seeks clarity on Faf du Plessis' future following ODI captaincy change
Graeme Smith and Faf du Plessis talk to each other at a press conference Getty Images 9:27 AM ET Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers Graeme Smith, South Africa's director of cricket, has confirmed that Quinton de Kock's appointment as ODI captain is a permanent ...
 ESPN Cricinfo3 weeks ago
Quinton De Kock Replaces Faf Du Plessis As South Africa ODI Captain
Cricket South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith said that he is confident the captaincy role will bring out the best in Quinton de Kock.
 NDTV3 weeks ago
'I think I have been pretty clear...' - Faf Du Plessis opens up on retirement rumours...
“I think I have been pretty clear that I have committed myself to Cricket South Africa until the T20 World Cup (in Australia in October and November).” cricket Updated: Jan 20, 2020 17:51 IST Agence France-Presse Port Elizabeth South Africa's Faf du ...
 Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Wanderers could be my last home Test, admits Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis trudges off after his dismissal Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images/Getty Images 10:32 AM ET Firdose Moonda in Port Elizabeth Faf du Plessis has admitted that the fourth Test of the series against England at the Wanderers could be his last on home ...
 ESPN Cricinfo4 weeks ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Mark Boucher says he has 'no clue' whether Faf du Plessis is poised for Test retirement
The pressure on Faf du Plessis is mounting Stu Forster/Getty Images 1:37 PM ET Firdose Moonda in Port Elizabeth Mark Boucher knows as much about Faf du Plessis' future as a Test cricketer as we do, which is that du Plessis is under pressure. Asked directly if ...
 ESPN Cricinfo4 weeks ago
'Keen to have him back' - South Africa captain Faf du Plessis opens up on AB de...
Batting star De Villiers, who retired from international cricket in 2018, was quoted on an Australian website on Tuesday as saying he was keen to return. cricket Updated: Jan 15, 2020 18:41 IST Agence France-Presse Port Elizabeth File photo of AB de ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Times of India
South Africa looking for change of fortune in third Test against England
South African captain Faf du Plessis returns to one of his most productive venues, seeking a change of form and fortune in the third Test against England, starting at St George's Park on Thursday.
 Times of India1 month ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Faf du Plessis under the pump in third Test
In the wave of change that has broken over South African cricket in the last month, one thing has stayed the same: the captaincy. But that does not mean Faf du Plessis' leadership has escaped scrutiny. The skipper, who last scored a Test century more than a ...
 ESPN Cricinfo1 month ago
'Always be an opinion on both sides, but...': Joe Root, Faf du Plessis weigh in...
The South Africa vs England 2nd Test went into the last hour of the fifth day, providing drama aplenty in Cape Town after both sides had toiled hard in search of their desired results. cricket Updated: Jan 08, 2020 13:10 IST Reuters Cape Town South Africa v ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Hindustan Times
Faf du Plessis disagrees with officials on four-day Tests
The statement appeared to surprise both the acting chief executive of Cricket South Africa and the chief executive of the South African Cricketers’ Association. cricket Updated: Jan 07, 2020 23:49 IST Agence France-Presse Cape Town South Africa's Faf du ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
Cricket-South Africa lose Du Plessis in fight for survival at Newlands
Spinner Dom Bess picked up the key wicket of South Africa captain Faf du Plessis before lunch to strike a heavy blow to South Africa’s bid to save the second test on the final day on Tuesday.
 Reuters1 month ago
South Africa vs England: 'We haven't really achieved anything' - Skipper Faf du...
Du Plessis confirmed that batsman Temba Bavuma was fit again but would not get back his No. 5 slot in the team as Rassie van der Dussen will be given more opportunity to prove his worth after scoring a 50 on debut last week. cricket Updated: Jan 02, 2020 ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
How sudden structural changes worked in South Africa's favour
IMAGE: Faf du Plessis skipper hailed the new coaching structures and fresh personnel in Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) administration. Photograph: Rogan Ward/Reuters Drastic structural changes in South African cricket over the last month contributed significantly to the test side turning around their fortunes and starting the four-match series against England with a win, says captain Faf du Plessis. The hosts ended a run of five straight Test defeats with a 107-run win over England at ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Times of India
Faf du Plessis praises Cricket South Africa changes in England Test victory
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis gave a ringing endorsement of the changes in management in South African cricket after his side won the first Test against England by 107 runs at SuperSport Park on Sunday. The win broke a five-Test losing sequence for the ...
 Times of India1 month ago
South Africa vs England: Stuart Broad becomes second bowler to claim sensational...
In the ongoing Test match between South Africa and England, Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis became the 400th wicket of Stuart Broad at the Supersport Park in Centurion. cricket Updated: Dec 26, 2019 19:06 IST Asian News International Centurion England's Stuart ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Faf du Plessis praises 'team of fighters' as South Africa discover their spark
Anrich Nortje roars in celebration after dismissing Jofra Archer Associated Press 11:27 AM ET Firdose Moonda in Centurion A "gut feeling" and the spark of a fight led to South Africa taking the crucial wicket of Ben Stokes and getting their own back against ...
 ESPN Cricinfo1 month ago
The Assam Tribune
Van der Dussen to make Test debut, confirms du Plessis
CENTURION, Dec 25: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Tuesday confirmed that right-handed batsman Rassie van der Dussen will make his Test debut in their opening Test of the four-match series against England, starting here at the SuperSport Park on ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago
Hindustan Times
South Africa vs England: Jofra Archer in no-ball controversy
South African captain Faf du Plessis and coach Mark Boucher were understood to have approached match referee Andy Pycroft after the close of play but there was no immediate statement on what transpired. cricket Updated: Dec 27, 2019 23:37 IST Agence ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago
South Africa eye fresh start; Anderson set for milestone
IMAGE: Faf du Plessis-led South Africa have lost their last five Tests -- losing at home to Sri Lanka this year and then being trounced in India. Photograph: BCCI The overhaul of South Africa's coaching structure has given the team a major boost as they get ready to take on England in a four-Test series which begins on Thursday, captain Faf du Plessis said.Former Test captain Graeme Smith was appointed director of cricket, Mark Boucher coach and Jacques Kallis as batting consultant in the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
ESPN Cricinfo
Faf du Plessis optimistic South Africa are ready to rise under new coaching team
Mark Boucher is back in a South Africa shirt Gallo Images/Getty Images 12:30 PM ET Firdose Moonda South Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo It may not immediately look like it but the situation in South African cricket is steadily improving, so much so that ...
 ESPN Cricinfo1 month ago
ESPN Cricinfo
AB de Villiers in talks to play T20 World Cup, confirms Faf du Plessis
The plan is to give AB de Villiers enough game time to be considered for the World Cup Getty Images 3:43 AM ET Firdose Moonda South Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo AB de Villiers is already talking to key figures in South African cricket to explore the ...
 ESPN Cricinfo2 months ago
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis wants AB de Villiers back
South African captain Faf du Plessis said on Monday that talks had begun aimed at getting star batsman AB de Villiers back into international cricket ahead of the T20 World Cup in Australia in October next year.
 Times of India2 months ago
NDTV
Talks On For "2-3 Months" To Get AB De Villiers Back In Team: Du Plessis
Talks On For "2-3 Months" To Get AB De Villiers Back In Team: Faf Du Plessis Updated: 17 December 2019 10:56 IST Faf du Plessis' comments come after newly appointed South Africa head coach Mark Boucher said he would be open to having a conversation with AB de ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Faf du Plessis wants AB de Villiers back!
AB de Villiers in talks with CSA to play T20 World Cup: Faf du Plessis IMAGE: AB de Villiers, left, had retired from international cricket in May last year. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis has confirmed that AB de Villiers is in talks with Cricket South Africa (CSA) to play the upcoming T20 World Cup. Du Plessis' remarks came after Mzansi Super League's final and he added that he also wants the former Proteas skipper to play the upcoming ICC ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
Times of India
Du Plessis steps down as SA captain in all formats
Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
 Times of India9 hours ago
Cricket-Du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
 Reuters8 hours ago
UPDATE 1-Cricket-Du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday.
 Reuters8 hours ago
Du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday.
 Reuters10 hours ago
Rediff.com
De Villiers mulls T20 World Cup return
IMAGE: South Africa batting great AB de Villiers. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images AB de Villiers has confirmed there have been talks about his return to South Africa's team for this year's Twenty20 World Cup in Australia. De Villiers, widely regarded as one of the best limited- overs batsmen in the world, retired from all forms of international cricket in 2018, citing a desire to spend more time with his family.   But after a change in personnel and structure at Cricket South Africa, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
How new coach Boucher brought South Africa back on track
'It has been a hectic two weeks, we've put in a lot of hard work as a coaching staff, so this is a reward.' IMAGE: South Africa's players celebrate the wicket of England's Ben Stokes during the first Test in Pretoria. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images South Africa coach Mark Boucher said winning his first Test match in charge was as good as the many victories he enjoyed as a player after his maiden triumph against England on Sunday.   The 107-run victory in the first Test at Centurion ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Archer escapes bowling ban in beamer row
Jofra Archer bowled two full tosses at South Africa nightwatchman Anrich Nortje in the penultimate over of the day which were both no-balled by umpire Paul Reiffel, only for his decision on the second no-ball to be rescinded. IMAGE: Jofra Archer attempted a slower ball but it came out of his hand as a full toss and was no-balled by umpire Paul Reiffel. He then followed it with a similar waste high delivery which Reiffel again called a no-ball before quickly withdrawing his decision after ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Boucher named SA head coach
IMAGE: Former South Africa keeper Mark Boucher was forced to retire from the sport after suffering an eye injury in July 2012. Photograph: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images Former wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has been appointed South Africa's head coach ahead of the four-Test home series against England that starts on December 26, Cricket South Africa confirmed on Saturday. Boucher, who has been given a contract until 2023, was unveiled by new CSA director of cricket Graeme Smith, with Enoch ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
FAF DU PLESSIS QUITS AS SOUTH AFRICA CRICKET SKIPPER FROM ALL FORMATS - CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA
FAF DU PLESSIS QUITS AS SOUTH AFRICA CRICKET SKIPPER FROM ALL FORMATS - CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA
 Reuters8 hours ago
Faf Du Plessis steps down as South Africa’s captain for Test and T20 teams effective immediately
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 Hindu Business Line10 hours ago
Money Control
Faf Du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
Du Plessis says he wants to take a step back from captaincy to allow a new generation of leaders to develop in the side, with the 35-year-old admitting earlier this year he was not looking at his future in international cricket beyond the Twenty20 World Cup ...
 Money Control10 hours ago
NDTV
Faf du Plessis Steps Down As South Africa Captain Across All Formats
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain from all formats. Prakash Rai Read Time : 1 - min Faf du Plessis stepped down as South Africa's Test and T20 captain.
 NDTV10 hours ago
Times of India
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
Faf du Plessis has quit as South Africa captain across all three formats of cricket, but will remain available for selection, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
 Times of India10 hours ago
Hindustan Times
Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa captain in all formats
“The 35-year-old has cited a need to take a step back from captaincy in order to help facilitate the emergence of the next generation of leaders within the team under the new stewardship of Quinton de Kock,” CSK said in a statement on social media.
 Hindustan Times10 hours ago

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