Former South African captain Faf du Plessis highlighted the most challenging bowler he faced in Test cricket and revealed that it was an Indian spinner who gave him sleepless nights in the longest format.
Plessis is currently leading Joburg Super Kings Currently involved in SA20 and many leagues around the world. The right-handed batsman captained the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Earlier he was a part of it Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise in IPL for a long time.
Plessis represented South Africa Across all three formats, but he was dropped by the Protea selectors and has been out of white-ball cricket for a while. The 38-year-old batsman played 69 Test matches and has 4163 runs to his name, including ten centuries and 21 fifties.
Recently, during a conversation with ESPNcricinfo, Plessis revealed that it was Ravindra Jadeja Which he finds most challenging in Test cricket.
“Sayed Ajmal quite a bit. Then the Test match in India, that is Ravindra Jadeja. Plessis said when a bowler asked him about sleepless nights in the Test format.
In 60 Tests, Jadeja took 242 wickets and scored 2523 runs with three centuries and 17 fifties. The Indian all-rounder will be in action next Australia Border in Gavaskar Trophy 2023.
Jadeja was ruled out of the Indian team from last year’s Asia Cup due to a knee injury. The 34-year-old left-hander recently underwent surgery and is undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy (NCA).
Further, when asked about whom the Proteas batter likes to talk about cricket the most, du Plessis said: Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. Those three.”
Notably, Dhoni, Jadeja and Plessis played together in IPL for CSK.