We are good mates on and off the field: Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis appreciates his partner Virat Kohli after he scored a century against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Sunrisers Hyderabad versus Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) witnessed a sensational performance from their skipper, Virat Kohli. Kohli’s scintillating century and a remarkable partnership of 172 runs for the first wicket with Faf du Plessis paved the way for an impressive victory. Following the match, du Plessis expressed his admiration for Kohli, highlighting their partnership both on and off the field.

Du Plessis acknowledged Kohli’s outstanding innings, which set the stage for RCB’s successful chase. The South African batsman attributed their remarkable partnership to the excellent understanding they share while batting together. “We are good mates on and off the field,” du Plessis said, emphasizing the bond between the two.


The partnership between du Plessis and Kohli not only showcased their individual brilliance but also demonstrated the seamless coordination they have developed as teammates. It was a masterclass in adaptability as they navigated the challenging bowling attack of Sunrisers Hyderabad greatly.

Du Plessis praised Kohli for his exceptional ability to read the game, make quick decisions, and execute his shots flawlessly.