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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Ponting: Coaching stint just a one-off

“As soon as you’re in a full time coaching role that’s 10 or 11 months of the year gone and I’m not quite ready for that”

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Ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting has revealed that while he is excited to be an assistant coach for the national team’s upcoming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka, he has no plans to take up coaching on a full-time basis. Continue reading