Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis Quick Look
Profession Cricketer
Role Batsman
Date of Birth July 13, 1984
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Birth Place Pretoria, South Africa
Nationality South African

Faf du Plessis

Francois du Plessis is a South African cricket player who plays in his national team to represent the country. Faf du Plessis plays as a batsman who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm leg-break.

  • Faf du Plessis’s height is around 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm.
  • du Plessis has previously captained the South Africa national cricket team.
  • Faf played his first-ever international cricket match on January 18, 2011, which was against India in an ODI match.
  • He wears shirt number #18 while playing ODI and T20I matches.
  • Faf is the 4th South African player to score a century during a Test debut.
  • Overall, he has played 69 international Test matches in his career which spanned over 8 years from November 2012 to February 2021 (announced retirement).
  • In 2018, he started playing for the IPL team, Chennai Super Kings. There he has played with Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni.
  • He studied at the same school as AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn, and Jacques Rudolph which was Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool.
  • In November 2013, he married long-time girlfriend Imari Visser. In 2017, they had a daughter.
  • He is a Christian.


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