Faf Du Plessis Biography (Cricketer)

Faf Du Plessis Biography, Career, Facts, Family, Wife, Net worth & More

Personal Information About Faf Du Plessis

Name:- Francois du Plessis
Nick Name:- “Faf” and also famous “The Marathon Man”
D.O.B:- 13 July 1984
National Side:- South Africa
Place of Birth:- Pretoria, Transvaal Province
Horoscope:- Cancer
Religion:- Christian
Height:- 5ft 11 inch
Marital Status:- Married
Profession:- South Africa Cricketer (Batsman)
Role:- Middle-order batsman
Style of Batting:- Right Handed Batsman
Style of Bowling:- Right-arm leg-break

Faf Du Plessis Family Info

Father Name:- Not Know
Mother Name:- Not Know
Brother Name:- Not Know
Sister Name:- Not Know
Children:- Not Know
Faf Du Plessis Wife:- Imari Visser
Faf Du Plessis Net Worth:- $9.5 Million

Faf du Plessis Early life and Education

Francois du Plessis was born on 13 July 1984 in Pretoria, South Africa. He is one of the many titans of the National South African Cricket Team along with many other fellow cricketers and school friends such as Heino Kuhn, AB de Villiers, and Jacques Rudolph. Francois du Plessis is also a graduate from the University of Pretoria.

He is famous with his nickname Faf, his fans and almost everyone loves to call him Faf. Faf is the 2nd cousin of Namibian rugby player Marcel du Plessis. On 23 rd November 2013, Faf got married a long term girlfriend Imari Visser. Faf representing as a senior cricketer for South Africa. He becomes the solid middle-order batsman in the South African cricket team batting line up. Faf is also participating for some other domestic clubs such as Titans and as well as few international Clubs like Chennai Super Kings.

Francois du Plessis Domestic Career

Faf started his domestic career with the contract of six months for Lancashire. In his domestic debut match, he scored 55 runs. He got another contract from the Lancashire for the 3 years. Faf signed a new contract in 2010 with Chennai Super king at (IPL) Indian Premier League. He performed very well in IPL season 2012, in this season Faf secured 398 runs.

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Francois du Plessis Early Career

Francois du Plessis was considered to be one of the four inexperienced cricketers to be listed in South Africa’s preliminary squad for the ICC World Cup 2011. After an impressive half-century on One Day International debut against in India in the same year, Faf was selected into 15 man squad. In begging Faf could not perform very well, he played many matches but didn’t perform the good game, he couldn’t show his talent, he just can manage to surpass the fifty (half Century) in once. But he did not stop trying, his never-ending effort for being in a list of one of the best and popular of the cricket world never let him down. He continued his effort at last his hard work and his talent made it possible.

In 202 Faf made his Test Debut, there Faf won the title “Marathon Man”. Francois du Plessis became the 4th South African to score a century on Test Debut. In the year 2011he made some great performance in South Africa’s domestic league.

Faf Du Plessis International Career

Faf made unbeaten 60 runs in ODIs International against India in his Debut match. Faf du Plessis made his Test debut against Australia. Faf luckily got the chance in replacement of injured JP Duminy, in his debut match, Faf proved very strong as he played very solid innings that helped out South Africa to win the match. Faf got the man of the match award also in this match. He is an outstanding player as his brilliant performances for his country led his team higher in rank in the ICC international One Day International Ranking. Faf was selected as a captain for the T20 squad for the team of South Africa. Due to his consistent performances, he made a permanent place in the South Africa team. His great and brilliant performances made him a successful player in the cricket world. Faf’s maiden hundred was against Australia in the year of 2014.

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Faf du Plessis Personal Life

Faf brought up in very severe conditions because Faf’s mother and father both separated, at that time when they separated Faf was just only three years old. He stated about his childhood that, he sometimes likely to be living with his mother and on rare conditions he lives with his father. Faf went to African High School for boys, this is also known as Affies, it is in Pretoria. Faf graduated from this university.

Faf du Plessis Girlfriend Wife

Faf has been a long term relationship with Imma Version, after long term relation this turned out toward a real and permanent relation as a life partner. He got married to his girlfriend on 23 rd November 2013. By profession, Faf du Plessis wife was a marketing manager. After marrying with Faf she quit her job because she wants to spend her time with Faf. Faf du Plessis fans and followers are happy to see the couple is spending cherish life. So many wishes and prayers come from the fans, family and players zone to this couple.

Faf du Plessis Net Worth

Faf du Plessis can be called a modern phenomenon, he knows very well how to hit the ball out the ground. Faf is an international level player he also played a role in IPL. His income sources are international game and also IPL. The net worth of Faf du Plessis is $9.5 Million.



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