One of South Africa’s best cricketer and captain, Faf du Plessis, has announced his retirement from the Test cricket. after following a disastrous tour of Pakistan recently, the former captain of South Africa Faf Du Plessis made the announcement on Wednesday, Notably, South Africa had recently lost the Test series away from home to Pakistan.
Ever since then, Faf du Plessis’ form was under the scanner as the veteran batsman had failed miserably on the tour. However, during South Africa‘s recent tour of Sri Lanka, du Plessis had scored a scintillating century and shut his critics who have been questioning his form since last year.
Faf du Plessis has announced his retirement from Test cricket.
He played 69 Tests for South Africa scoring 4163 runs at 40.02, including 10 centuries. pic.twitter.com/QfhRjsWqxr
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Faf du Plessis Announces His Retirement from Test Cricket
Actually I wanted to finish upcoming Test series against Australia. I had that lucidity of psyche and heart and despite the fact that the completion isn’t the manner by which I envisioned, the clearness remains,” du Plessis revealed to Independent Media.
Perhaps the best Proteas Batsman to Embrace the Game
It wouldn’t not be right to say that du Plessis has been one of age batsman for the South Africa a National Cricket Team. The veteran Proteas batsman drove the side from 2016 until 2019 when he was deprived of the Test captaincy by Cricket South Africa because of helpless structure and Quinton de Kock was made the captain of the side.
The most striking successes in du Plessis’ leadership came against Australia when the Proteas beat them at home in 2018 and away from home in 2016. Du Plessis finishes his Test profession (carrier) with a normal of 40.03 with 4163 runs in 69 Test matches. He has 10 centuries to his name in the longest formate of the game and he additionally has 21 half-hundreds of years.