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South Africa look to continue home dominance in Tests as ailing Sri Lanka visit

Their recent 3-0 sweep of Pakistan was South Africa's seventh successive home test series victory, a run that included a triumph over number one ranked India.

South Africa have lowered World Cup expectations, says Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis believes managing the mental side will be key for his squad, which is expected to include 10 debutants.


Faf Du Plessis suspended as South Africa guilty of slow over rate

South Africa could field a much-changed batting line-up in the third Test with the absence of Du Plessis, and injury concerns over opener Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla. 

IPL 2019 just before World Cup is a concern: Faf du Plessis

The IPL is scheduled to begin on March 29 and is expected to end of 19 May. South Africa's World Cup opener is on May 30 against hosts England.

T20 World Cup in Australia will probably be my last international tour: Faf Du Plessis

Faf du Plessis revealed that he will draw curtains on an illustrious career after the 2020 World Twenty20 tournament in Australia.

Australian cricket dramas no joy for Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis says he takes no pleasure from the continuing turmoil in Australian cricket but is happy to take advantage of the situation while he can.


South Africa won't use ball-tampering scandal to sledge, says Faf du Plessis

Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were all handed lengthy bans for their roles in the scandal during the third Test in Cape Town in March.

Faf Du Plessis braced for hostile reception in Australia

The Australian team bemoaned the treatment they received from South African supporters during that test tour and Faf Du Plessis said his side would likely face a backlash.

Dale Steyn back in South Africa's ODI squad after two years 

Dale Steyn missed more than a year of test cricket from late 2016 to early 2018 because of his shoulder problems.

South Africa's Faf du Plessis ruled out of remaining Sri Lanka tour

Faf du Plessis will miss the remainder of South Africa's limited overs tour to Sri Lanka after injuring his shoulder.

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Virat Kohli becomes leading ODI run-scorer in 2017: See complete list

Virat Kohli took over as the highest run getter in 2017 by adding 131 runs to his tally to go up to 907 runs. He has now overtaken Faf du Plessis and Joe Root for the top spot in the 50 over format.