RYAN VREDE reflects on an eventful IPL auction for South Africans that saw a highly-ranked T20 batsman go for a bargain and a Proteas star snubbed.
In the absence of Faf du Plessis, Aiden Markram’s form will be absolutely crucial to the Proteas at the T20 World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
Faf du Plessis scored 31 as the Chennai Super Kings beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore by six wickets in Sharjah on Friday.
Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar has hinted that Knights batsman Keegan Petersen is likely to be given a chance in the top order for the upcoming tour of the West Indies.
Check out this moment on the lighter side as Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja comically imitated Faf du Plessis’ batting technique which the Proteas star calls ‘the wood chopper’.
After Faf du Pessis recently impressed in the IPL at the age of 36, look back at this moment when the fresh-faced batsman produced a memorable Test debut.
A stalwart in the Chennai Super Kings camp, Proteas batsman Faf du Plessis returns for his ninth season in the Indian Premier League this year. Take a lot at his stats and record from previous IPL campaigns.
There was a time in recent cricket history when the Proteas were a white-ball force. Getting back there is going to take time, but there are signs of life, writes RYAN VREDE.
KL Rahul’s mastery has edged out Faf du Plessis in the IPL to date, but there has been nobody better with the ball than Kagiso Rabada.
A half-century from Faf du Plessis was trumped by a brilliant century from Shikhar Dhawan, helping secure the Delhi Capitals a five-wicket victory over the Chennai Super Kings.
The Proteas are back in the country following another disappointing Cricket World Cup. JOHN GOLIATH rates the players’ performance during their stay in the United Kingdom.
While the Proteas’ World Cup playoff hopes have already been dashed, they can still have a say in the makeup of the four semi-finalists starting against Sri Lanka, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Faf du Plessis continued to impress in the IPL, setting the tone with a half-century that guided the Chennai Super Kings to their eighth IPL final in 10 years.
Faf du Plessis has insisted that he and Proteas coach Ottis Gibson have never asked for ‘ridiculous’ home pitches to be prepared, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Faf du Plessis says the Proteas will be giving youngsters a chance in the ODI series against India.