Faf du Plessis creates history in the SA20 league. Du Plessis became the first batsman to score a century in this T20 league. Du Plessis scored this century in order to reach the target.
Faf Du Plessi Sa 20 League
Joburg Super Kings captain Faf du Plessis has etched his name forever in the record books. Faf du Plessis became the first batsman to score a century in the SA20 league. The right-handed batsman scored an unbeaten 113 off just 58 balls with 8 fours and 8 sixes. Du Plessis was brilliant against Durban Supergiants on Tuesday. In the match held at the Wanderers venue, Durban Supergiants scored 178 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs with a brilliant innings by Henrys Klassen (65). Jaburg Super Kings chased down the target with 5 balls to spare.
Captain Faf du Plessis and Reeza Hendricks (45) gave a good start to the Joburg Super Kings who entered the ring with a target of 179 runs. Both of them put on a partnership of 157 runs for the first wicket. Reeza Hendricks played a key role and gave Faf du Plessis a chance to play freely. Hendricks scored 45 runs off 46 balls with 4 fours and two sixes. Reece Topley broke the partnership with Mulder caught out. Then Donovan Ferreira (4) was caught by wicketkeeper de Kock and reached the pavilion.
The maiden #Betway #SA20 CENTURY has been an absolute delight to witness! Faf du Plessis is a man for the big moments 🔥#JSKvDSG | @Betway_India pic.twitter.com/QcZAAYOLU6
— Betway SA20 (@SA20_League) January 24, 2023
With this, Faf du Plessis gave victory to the team with Louis du Pleus (6*) in the first ball of the last over. This is Joburg Super Kings’ fourth win in seven matches. Reached the fourth position in the points table. On the other hand, Durban Supergiants suffered their fifth defeat in seven matches. Finished last in a six-team competition. Pretoria Capitals are at the top of the points table with five wins from seven matches.