Faf Du Plessis
Sports  /  Published 02.01.22

Reward for Gaikwad’s right intent

For someone aspiring to make it to the biggest stage, it’s never really easy to outscore batting stalwarts and occupy the top run-getter’s spot in the Indian Premier League, which is argua...
By Sayak Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 11.11.21

Faf bets big on T10 future

Former South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the T10 format has a bright future ahead and can also be played at the Olympics. The veteran batter will be making his debut in the Abu Dhabi T10, sch...
By PTI in Abu Dhabi

Sports  /  Published 10.09.21

T20 World Cup: Ben Stokes out, no Faf too

Ben Stokes was not included in their squad, but England have brought left-arm quick Tymal Mills back for the T20 World Cup which begins next month in the UAE. All-rounder Stokes is taking an indefini...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, London

Sports  /  Published 28.08.21

Tough three months: Faf

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis said he is at the end of a “tough three months” after suffering a concussion, as the 37-year-old aims to return to action. Du Plessis suffered some mem...
By Reuters in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 02.05.21

Pollard pulls it off in last-ball thriller

More importantly, their net run rate is back to being at positive. CSK rode half-centuries from Moeen Ali and Du Plessis, both of whom shared a valuable 108-run stand that laid the foundation for the...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 29.04.21

Faf du Plessis, Gaikwad stamp CSK dominance

No wonder the absence of Bhuvneshwar Kumar (injured) and T. Natarajan (who’s ruled out of the tournament) helped Gaikwad and Du Plessis to prosper during their partnership. The likes of Sandeep ...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

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

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

Things finally clicked for Chennai Super Kings, and clicked how! They roared back into the competition with a thunderous 10-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Dubai International Stadium in Sunday...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Dubai


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