Tag: Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla strike unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruises to a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka during their World Cup match.
Pakistan secure a 49-run win over South Africa, keeping their own chances of reaching the World Cup knockouts alive.
Faf du Plessis still believes his team could reach the World Cup finals despite Dale Steyn's absence from the game.
The South African captain hit two fours and four sixes on a sluggish pitch for batting.
South Africa bowled the visitors out for 231 in 47 overs before chasing down their victory target.
The impressive Embuldeniya claimed 5-66 and sparked a South Africa collapse as the hosts were bowled out for 259 in their second innings.
South Africa posted 235 in their first innings before bowling Sri Lanka out for 191, a first-innings lead of 44 runs.
David Miller and Faf du Plessis combined for 264 runs to lead South Africa to a series-clinching victory over Australia.