Faf du Plessis is a right-handed batsman who plays in the middle order. He is also a part-time leg-spin bowler. Plessis has played South African domestic cricket for some teams such as the Northerns and the Titans, along with matches for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Chennai Super Kings, and Rising Pune Supergiant. He was born on 13 July 1984. Faf got admitted in “Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool“ which is a public school located in Pretoria. He went to school alongside great players like Titans cricketers AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn and Jacques Rudolph.
He then graduated from the “University of Pretoria”. Faf du Plessis is the second cousin of rugby player Marcel du Plessis. His father played rugby in the centre position for Northern Transvaal in the 80s.
Faf du Plessis full name:
His full name is Francois “Faf” du Plessis.
Faf du Plessis wife:
Du Plessis had a long time girlfriend named Imari Visser. The couple got married in November 2013 at Kleine Zalze. They have a beautiful daughter who was born in the year 2017.
Faf du Plessis age:
As of 2021, Faf du Plessis is currently 36 years of age as he was born in 1984.
Faf du Plessis IPL 2021:
Faf du Plessis was signed for the Indian Premier League in the year 2010 by Chennai Super Kings for an enormous amount of US$120,000. Faf du Plessis played brilliantly for the franchise. He scored 398 runs in IPL 2012.
Du Plessis gave an outstanding performance in the current season of IPL too. Although the tournament was suspended due to covid-19, the team managed to perform extremely well even in the short term for which the tournament continued. Overall, Faf had scored a total of 320 runs in 7 matches which gave him an average of around 64. He even made the team win a few matches based on his own performance.
Faf du Plessis retirement:
Faf du Plessis has retired from Test matches. This announcement he made on 17 Feb in 2021. This was a heartbreaking moment for his fans but he is still active in other formats of cricket which is a relief.
Overall, Faf du Plessis is an excellent player and he is quite popular too. He has a stellar career in cricket and we hope that he continues to break more records in the future..
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Thanx so much to everyone for the kind messages.. Can’t believe that we won that game last night. Special to be there at the end. Looking forward to the final on Sunday pic.twitter.com/uAkXJqqLy7
— Faf Du Plessis (@faf1307) May 23, 2018