Du Plessis to return to training ahead of Australia Test series

Faf du Plessis training South Africa Australia Test series cricket

Faf du Plessis “will start batting tomorrow and we are hopeful he will come through that and be available to captain the team for the first test against Australia”

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will start training on Wednesday in a bid to prove his fitness in the lead-up to the four-Test series against South Africa, which begins on March 1 in Durban.

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De Villiers, De Kock set to be fit for start of Australia Test series

AB de Villiers fully fit South Africa Australia Test series cricket

AB de Villiers is likely to be fully fit when the Test series against Australia begins on March 1 in Durban

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South Africa batsman AB de Villiers and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock are set to be fully fit for the start of the four-Test series against Australia on March 1, but doubts still linger over captain Faf du Plessis and middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma.

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Du Plessis to miss Lord’s Test

“Faf’s wife gave birth to their first child last week, but the difficult nature of the delivery has delayed his return to the UK”

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been ruled out of the first Test against England at Lord’s as he wants to stay with his wife following the “difficult” birth of their first child.

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De Kock out of the IPL?

“There is every likelihood of him missing out on the IPL because of the expected recovery time”

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South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock is in danger of missing the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he is currently nursing a ligament injury in his right index finger.

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