A broken finger has sidelines South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis. But the batsman has been keenly following the team’s journey in the ODI series as well as the ongoing T20I series. And after a remarkable display of batsmanship from acting skipper
Having suffered a huge setback due to regular skipper Faf du Plessis' injury, the Cricket South Africa today named 23-year-old batsman Aiden Markram as skipper for the remainder of the five-match ODI series against India.
A buoyant India will look to cash in on South Africa's injury woes, compounded by the loss of captain Faf du Plessis, when the two sides meet in the second One-Day International in Centurion on Sunday.
In a big blow to South Africa's chances in the ongoing series against India, their skipper Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the ODI series and upcoming T20I series, owing to a finger injury. Du Plessis had injured his finger during the first ODI in Du
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis blamed his batsmen's failure to do the most "basic" thing of putting together partnerships for the six-wicket loss to India in the first one-dayer, which ended the Proteas 17-match unbeaten home run.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis blamed lack of substantial partnerships as the main reason behind his side's six-wicket defeat to India in the opening ODI of the six-match series, in Durban, on Thursday.
Having enjoyed a break after the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, MS Dhoni means business going into the ODIs against South Africa. Joining the team towards the end of the third Test between India and South Africa in Johannesburg, Dhoni got some ti
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on Wednesday acknowledged that it will be tough to beat India in the six-match ODI series starting on Thursday and said the visitors' poor record here in the 50-over format will not be much of a factor.