Faf Du Plessis has scored over 700 runs for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2023. The South African batsman retired from test cricket in 2021 and solely focused on T20s. The 38 years old batsman has been doing wonders in Twenty Twenty Cricket.
Faf Du Plessis was handed over the captaincy of Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2022. The South African Batsman has set standards for fitness and is still as good as a youngster in running between the wickets.
Royal Challengers Bangalore brought Faf Du Plessis in the 2022 auction for 7 crores. The Captaincy of Faf Du Plessis has been impressive in IPL. Chennai Super Kings released Faf Du Plessis before 2022 IPL auction.
Amidst IPL, there have been talks of Faf returning to SA T20I for the 2024 world cup. There is possibility of Du Plessis’s return to International cricket.
Dinesh Karthik on Du Plessis possible return
“I’m not at all surprised with Faf’s form because I think he’s a terrific player. He’s a very good leader as well.” “In the last four, five years of IPL, he’s been very consistent and he’s just had another year where he’s been even more consistent, even more effective, even more powerful,” said Dinesh Karthik.
Faf Du Plessis opens alongside Virat Kohli for RCB and the duo has already amassed 872 so far in IPL 2023. “I think South Africa will be missing a trick if they don’t take him to the World Cup. I think he is ready. He is somebody who can make a difference as a leader, as a batter,”
“So I genuinely wish Faf says yes, when South Africa asks him because he will make an impact at that World Cup if he’s there.” said Karthik.