South African Cricketer Faf Du Plessis Biography, Records, Marriage, Wiki
Faf Du Plessis is a South African cricketer. He has played a number of matches at international level for the South Africa’s national cricket team. He is right-handed batsman who also bowls part-time with leg spin that his often called his strength. He is famous for his hard hitting and quick scoring batting style. It was this ability of his that helped him in becoming the captain of the t20 squad of South Africa. He is a very popular youth icon in South Africa because of his various endorsements and good looks. Read the next section of the biography of Faf Du Plessis to know about Faf Du Plessis age, family, and other stuff about him.
Faf Du Plessis Date of Birth, Family and Education Qualifications
Faf Du Plessis date of birth is 13 July 1984. He was born in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa in a native South African household. He belongs to the same place from where the successful South African cricketer Abe de Villiers belongs. Faf Du Plessis birthday is a special event and he celebrates it with his family and teammates who are also a special part of his life. Faf Du Plessis full name is Francois du Plessis.
Faf Du Plessis education at primary level was completed in a local public school. He completed higher education from Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool, University of Pretoria. He was a great athlete since school time and grew interest in cricket later on. He made a great fan following in domestic cricket due to his power packed performances. Faf Du Plessis is is a young and favourite member in team and is appreciated as a captain as well. Not much is known about Faf Du Plessis family background. Read the next section of cricketer Faf Du Plessis Biography to know about Faf Du Plessis personal details.
Faf Du Plessis Personal Life
Faf Du Plessis started his international career with a match against India in the sub-continent. It was here then for the first time that he showed his capabilities on all kinds of pitches by scoring a maiden 60 and making South Africa win the match with his power packed performance. Faf Du Plessis height is 5 ft 11 inches. Faf Du Plessis weight is 78 kgs. Faf Du Plessis hair color is brown. Faf Du Plessis eye color is blue. He is one of the fittest players with a chiseled body.
He is a tattoo frenzy man and has 3 tattoos on his body. He is a very health conscious player and maintains a balanced diet with regular fitness and training sessions with his team. In next part of Faf Du Plessis Bio we will tell the fans about Faf Du Plessis Cricket Career and his role in Test matches, ODI matches, IPL matches and Twenty twenty career.
Faf Du Plessis Domestic and First Class Career
Faf Du Plessis debut match was against the Australian team in 2012. Faf Du Plessis was given a small time contract with Lancashire in the 2008 season. He had impressed the board with good performances in the local Nottinghamshire leagues for the Mansfield Hosiery Mills Cricket Club. He scored a 55 in the first match. Thereafter, he went on to sign a 3 year contract later with the club. He is praised by all the critics for his fielding skills. They often say that he has developed his skills over the years. He was named one of the five South Africa Cricket Annual’s Players of The Year in 2011. He is the best scorer and an all rounder who is active on the field. The records and runs scored by Faf Du Plessis are commendable in international career as well. You can read about it in next section.