Faf du Plessis now knows his team cannot qualify for the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has been suspended for one Test and fined 20 per cent of his match fees, while his players have been fined 10 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during South Africa's nine-wicket victory over
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has confirmed that fast bowler Duanne Olivier will definitely play in the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands from Thursday.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has given SuperSport Park in Centurion the 'thumbs up' following the hosting of its maiden Boxing Day Test match.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said seamer Duanne Olivier's performance in the first Test against Pakistan in Centurion reminded him of former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson's heroics at the same venue in 2014.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says they are considering playing only four frontline bowlers in the build-up to the World Cup as they look to strengthen the batting department.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said it was good to have the "x-factor" of fast bowler Dale Steyn back in the ODI side as they made a winning start to their series in Australia.