Faf Du Plessis
Sports  /  Published 17.02.21

Du Plessis retires from Test cricket

"The next two years are ICC T20 World Cup years. Because of this my focus is shifting to this format and I want to play as much of it as possible around the world so that I can be the best player...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 12.01.21

Du Plessis model for 259-ball resistance

Defying the Aussies with their unbroken 259-ball stand that earned India a gallant draw, both Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari “went numb” for a while. While Vihari fought with a torn...
By Our Bureau in

Sports  /  Published 29.12.20

South Africa gain control over Sri Lanka

Faf du Plessis (199) fell perilously short of a double-century, but helped South Africa to be on the driving seat in the first Test versus Sri Lanka at the SuperSport Park. His career-best knock, alo...
By Agencies in Centurion

Sports  /  Published 05.10.20

Openers win match for Super Kings

Dhoni was obviously all praise for Watson and Du Plessis for their magnificent knocks, while he also reminded that experience “counts.” “We did the small things right. We believed i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Dubai

Sports  /  Published 22.09.20

IPL: Harbhajan’s praise & Rabada’s strategy

PTI, Dubai: Marcus Stoinis’ all-round brilliance and Kagiso Rabada’s Super Over show helped Delhi Capitals beat Kings XI Punjab after both teams were tied on 157 in regulation ti...
By The Telegraph in


Sports  /  Published 20.09.20

IPL: ‘Old’ warriors fetch CSK victory

Dhoni was the other unbeaten batsman, though he faced just two balls. He was given out off the first ball he faced, off Jasprit Bumrah, in the penultimate over of the match. But DRS ruled in his favou...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Abu Dhabi

Cricket  /  Published 02.09.20

CSK fingers crossed on Thursday test result

CSK pacer Deepak Chahar, who tested positive, said on Tuesday he has “recovered well”. “Thank you so much for your lovely wishes and prayers. I have recovered well and hopefully wil...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.10.19

Faf du Plessis expects another spin in tale

The pitch in Visakhapatnam, the venue of the first India-South Africa Test, played a key role in the outcome of the match. The 22-yard strip to be used in the second Test, which begins in Pune from Th...
By Agencies in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 19.05.19

Faf du Plessis: Fear of failure big worry

South Africa have always had strong teams but yet they have never managed to win the most prestigious tournament in world cricket. Current captain Faf du Plessis has blamed the Proteas’ poor World C...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 10.01.20

Cricket's sign of four

The rules of cricket are straightforward. Players and fans who have suffered on account of the notorious Duckworth-Lewis method might vehemently disagree; after all, this formula, to calculate revised...
By The Editorial Board in


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