Faf du Plessis is ruled out of the CPL in 2023 Colin Munro as a replacement. Saint Lucia Kings are in first place in the standings with six points after five games after 12 matches in CPL 2023.
Faf du Plessis may not currently figure prominently in South Africa’s plans. He distinguished himself in franchise leagues all over the world. In three games of the current Caribbean Premier League, the skipper of the SLK bat and amass 112 runs with an average of 37.33 and a strike rate of 147.37. He won’t participate any more, though, as his tennis elbow issue return, and he has go back to South Africa for the scans.
Faf scored a magnificent 57 off 36 while playing in the Kings’ most recent game versus Trinbago Knight Riders despite being in agony. By 54 runs, SLK was able to win the game. The former South African captain admit after the game that he felt like he was losing power. While attempting to hit the big shots, so he opted to timing the ball instead. The 39-year-old’s class is evident in his strike rate of 158.33 despite his discomfort.
“[During] the recent period, I did experience a slight loss of power, which was entirely brought on by the pain, which occasionally pulls the power back. Therefore, you just need to play the game at a power level that feels about 80%. On fields like this one, which are a little bit smaller, you can simply timing the ball. In the post-game presentation ceremony, du Plessis said to Ian Bishop, “But yeah, extremely happy with the innings tonight.
Sikandar Raza to lead Saint Lucia Kings, Colin Munro to replace Faf du Plessis
Prior to their forthcoming match against the Barbados Royals on Sunday, September 3, at Bridgetown, Barbados, Zimbabwean all-rounder Sikandar Raza will take over from Faf as captain. Du Plessis replace by Colin Munro, a powerful batsman from New Zealand.
Munro is no stranger to the CPL, having amassed more runs than any other international cricketer in the competition’s history. The southpaw has 2178 runs scored for an average of 35.70 and a strike rate of 129.56 in 73 games.