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South Africa’s Faf du Plessis retires from Test cricket

CAPETOWN: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has announced his retirement from Tests to focus on Twenty20 International cricket and successive World Cups in the next two years. Middle-order batsman Du Plessis, 36, was the most senior member of

Faf du Plessis steps down as South Africa’s Test, T20 captain

South African cricketer Faf du Plessis stepped down as captain of Proteas’ Test and T20 format with immediate effect. Faf du Plessis in his statement said, “It’s a need to step back as skipper in order to facilitate the next

Broad penalised for altercation with Faf du Plessis 

JOHANNESBURG: England fast bowler Stuart Broad has become the fifth player to be fined and handed a demerit point during the Test series between South Africa and England. Broad has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching

Quinton de Kock named captain of new-look Proteas ODI squad

CAPETOWN: Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has replaced Faf du Plessis as skipper with five uncapped players named in South Africa’s squad to face England in three ODIs after their ongoing Test series. Du Plessis’s exclusion from the squad comes