Faf Du Plessis Cricket Player Profile, Family, Career, Records and Statistics

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Faf du Plessis is a South African International cricketer and he was appointed as the captain of the South Africa national team. Here we exchange views on his Personal Informations, Family and Relationships, Childhood, Achievements, Career Statistics, Records, Awards, Social Media Accounts and Hobbies & Favourites. He was famously known as Faf Du Plessis, ranked 5th place in the ODI (2020). Cricketers like AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn and Jacques Rudolph are his school friends.

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Faf Du Plessis Cricketer Biography
Faf Du Plessis Cricketer Biography

South African Cricket Player Faf Du Plessis Profile:

Full Name  Francois Du Plessis
Nick Name  Faf Du Plessis , The Marathon Man
Date Of Birth  July 13, 1984
Age  36 Years
Birth Place Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality South African
Marital Status Married
Playing Role Batsman
Batting Style Right Handed
Bowling Style Right-arm leg-break
Jersey Number #18
Height 5ft 11in
Weight 78 KG
Hair Color Black
Eye Colour Blue
Religion Christian

Faf Du Plessis Family & Relationships :

Father Name  Francois Du Plessis
Mother Name Not Known
Sister Name Rhemi
Spouse Name Imari Visser
Children Name Amelie du Plessis

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Biography Of Faf Du Plessis :

Faf Du Plessis Childhood :
Faf du Plessis was born in Pretoria, South Africa and he belongs to a Rugby background family. His father Francois Du Plessis was a famous rugby player in the center position for Northern Transvaal in 1980s. His uncle was also in the Rugby field so basically he had a great interest in sports. Faf du Plessis did his schoolings in Affies Boys School, Pretoria with famous cricket players like AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn and Jacques Rudolph.

Faf Du Plessis Spouse Imari Visser with Kid Amelie du Plessis
Faf Du Plessis Spouse Imari Visser with Kid Amelie du Plessis

Faf Du Plessis Early Stage : 

In 2012 he did his test debut and scores a century in his very first debut in test and he was the fourth South African to achieve this. He was selected as the captain of T20 for South Africa and also he captained the Test match. In the year 2017 he was appointed as the captain of all the three formats of the game.

He made a contract with Lancashire in the year 2008 and continues to play for the team till 2010. He was not able to continue there because of the changes in rules. In his IPL career he signed to Chennai Super Kings in 2011 and the following next year he scored 398 runs.

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Faf Du Plessis Career Information : 

  • Test debut  : On Nov 22, 2012 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval
  • Last Test    : On Jan 24, 2020 vs England at The Wanderers Stadium
  • ODI debut  : On Jan 18, 2011 vs India at Newlands
  • Last ODI    : On Jul 06, 2019 vs Australia at Emirates Old Trafford
  • T20 debut  : On Sep 08, 2012 vs England at Riverside Ground
  • Last T20    : On Feb 26, 2020 vs Australia at Newlands
  • IPL debut  : On Apr 04, 2012 vs Mumbai Indians at MA Chidambaram Stadium
  • Last IPL     : On May 12, 2019 vs Mumbai Indians at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

Faf Du Plessis Achievements : 

  • At the age of 24 he started playing for Lancashire in the English Country Cricket.
  • At the age of 27 he made ODI debut.
  • At the age of 28 he made test and T20I debut.
  • At the age of 29 he found guilty of ball tampering.
  • At the age of 32 he became the captain of the South African Team in all formats.
  • At the age of 33 he made his highest individual score of 185.

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Faf Du Plessis Wife Imari Visser Photo Collection
Faf Du Plessis Wife Imari Visser Photo Collection

Faf Du Plessis Batting Career

M INNS RUNS HS AVE SR 100 200 50 4S 6s
Test 65 112 3901 137 39.81 45.46 9 0 21 482 21
ODI 143 136 5507 185 46.67 88.57 12 0 35 495 66
T20 50 50 1528 119 35.53 134.39 1 0 10 140 50
IPL 84 77 2302 96 32.89 129.25 0 0 16 205 73

Records Of Faf Du Plessis :

  • He is the second batsman to score centuries as a captain in all the three formats.
  • He is the first South African to score centuries in all the three formats.
  • He was recorded for the second highest individual score of 185 runs as a South African.
  • He was also known for the record of playing the most innings in International Cricket.
  • In Day/Night Test match he made an unbeatable record of scoring the first Century.

Awards Of Faf Du Plessis :

  • In 2019 men’s category he was named as the South African Player of the year.
  • In 2011 he was named as the Annual Player of the year for South Africa.

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Faf Du Plessis South African Cricketer Profile
Faf Du Plessis South African Cricketer Profile

Faf Du Plessis on Social Media:

  • INSTAGRAM : @fafdup
  • TWITTER      : @faf1307
  • FACEBOOK   : @fafdp

Faf Du Plessis Hobbies and Favourites :

Hobbies:

  • Hobbies                         : Watching Formula 1 Racing
  • Favourite Batsman       : AB de Villiers
  • Favourite Bowler          : Dale Steyn
  • Favourite Shot              : Straight Drive
  • Favourite Food              : Braai
  • Favourite Destination   : Italy
  • Favourite Actress          : Jennifer Love Hewitt
  • Favourite Actor             : Tom Hanks, Will Farrell and Charlie Sheen

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