Faf du Plessis is a South African right-handed middle order batsman and part-time leg spin bowler and former captain of the South Africa national cricket team. He made his ODI debut on 18 January 2011 against India. Here you will find complete information about Faf du Plessis bio, age, height, weight, wife, net worth, salary and relationship status. He made his Test debut for South Africa against Australia at Adelaide in 2012.
|Full Name||Francois du Plessis|
|Nickname(s)||Faf and The Marathon Man|
|Profession||South African Cricketer (Batsman)|
Physicsl State & More
|International Debut||Test- 22 November 2012 vs Austraila in Adelaide
ODI- 18 January 2011 vs India in Cape Town
T20- 8 September 2012 vs England in Chester-le-Street
|Jersey Number||#18 (South Africa)
#18 (IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Teams||South Africa, Chennai Super Kings, Lancashire, Northerns, Rising Pune Supergiants, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, Titans|
|Records (main ones)||
|Career Turning Point||Performance in the 2008 county cricket.|
|Date of Birth||13 July 1984|
|Birth Place||Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Cancer|
|Hometown||Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa|
|School||Afrikaans Boys’ High School, Pretoria|
|College||University of Pretoria, Pretoria|
|Wife/Spouse||Imari Visser (Markeing Manager)|
|Parents||Father- Not Known
Mother- Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
|Hobbies||Watching formula 1 racing|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: AB de Villiers
Bowler: Dale Steyn
|Favourite Actor||Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell and Charlie Sheen|
|Favourite Actress||Jennifer Love Hewitt|
|Net Worth (approx)||$9.5 Million|
Controversies of Faf du Plessis:
He was fined 50% of his match fees in a case of ball tampering in a Test match against Pakistan in 2013.
Does Faf du Plessis smoke: No
Does Faf du Plessis drink alcohol: Yes
Some less known facts about Faf du Plessis:
- Faf was lucky to debut Test match against Australia after the injury to JP Duminy.
- He mainly lived his mother since he was 3 years old after his parents got separated.
- Cricketers like AB de Villiers, Heino Kuhn and Jacques Rudolph were his school friends.
- In 2016, he featured in a music video called Fireball.
- He has 2 pet dogs, Giorgio and Bella.
- His cousin brother Marcel du Plessis is a Namibian Rugby player.
- Though he is known to be calm on the field but once he pushed New Zealand player Kyle Mills during a match.
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