Jul 1, 2022, 11:21 IST

Faf Du Plessis makes a comeback to Big Bash league after 10 years


T20 cricket and the leagues that are being played around the world are seeing some non stop action. Post the completion of the IPL 2022 season, the Vitality blast is seeing top notch action. Next in line is the Caribbean Premier League and the latest 6ixty which is to take place. At the end of the year the cricket world will witness perhaps the next best league to be played to the IPL in the Big Bash League. The Australian is set to witness the arrival of Faf Du Plessis after 10 long years.

BBL Draft hypes up the arrival of Faf Du Plessis –

Faf Du Plessis since debut in 2010, was one of the most sought after names from South African cricket. Along with AB De Villiers, the 38 year old was the backbone of the middle order for the Proteas. Faf DU Plessis last played for Melbourne Renegades during the 2012 BBL. Australia’s premier T20 now have announced the re-entry of Faf Du Plessis who has enrolled himself for the draft.

Du Plessis to play under Maxwell?

According to the sources, Du Plessis is likely to be picked by Melbourne stars who are captained by Glenn Maxwell. the duo last played with each other just a month ago in the TATA IPL 2022 for RCB. Interestingly, Faf Du Plessis was the RCB skipper and was leading the likes of Hazlewood, Kohli, Maxwell, Hasaranga and Siraj. Dubbed the KGF (Kohli, Glenn and Faf) RCB reached the play-offs 2nd eliminator before losing to RR. Melbourne stars had put out a tweet confirming the entry of Faf into the draft. The tweet read “everyone looks better in green @Faf1307” .

Faf Du Plessis T20 career so far –

Faf Du Plessis during his career has played for a handful of teams in the IPL, PSL, CPL so on. The 38 year old last played for the Melbourne Renegades in 2012 and till now has played a total of 293 T20 games in his career. Du Plessis has scored 7608 runs with 3 centuries and 48 half centuries with an average of 31 and strike rate of just under 130. He has picked 50 wickets with his leg spin bowling, with 2 five wicket hauls and an economy rate of 6.9.