Faf du Plessis poor form: RCB change captain for IPL 2024
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Faf du Plessis poor form ahead of IPL 2024 has raised the anxiety of fans. Faf du Plessis has fallen behind in scoring runs consistently in the ongoing SA20 in South Africa.
RCB IPL 2024: A lot of preparations have been made for the start of Indian Premier League (IPL 2024). The star players are also giving a wake-up call to the rival team from the rich league, by making a splash in the international tournament. Faf du Plessis poor form: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) change captain for IPL 2024.
As for the national team, the youngsters have stolen the hearts of the fans with their explosive performances in domestic tournaments. But, only the RCB team management is under a lot of tension seeing the form of its star player and captain Faf du Plessis.
The star player’s performance in the foreign premier league has really raised the lines of concern for the fans who were hoping that RCB would win the cup at least this time. Royal Challengers Bangalore has remained in the news as the team has failed to win any IPL title so far.
Now RCB captain Faf du Plessis poor form ahead of IPL 2024 has raised the anxiety of fans. Faf du Plessis has fallen behind in scoring runs consistently in the ongoing SA20 in South Africa.
Poor form continued in South African T20 league:
RCB captain Faf Du Plessis is leading the Joburg Super Kings in the SA20. Du Plessis, the captain of the Super Kings team, is also swinging the bat. Du Plessis has batted in five matches of the tournament so far and has managed to cross double figures only twice. But the Super Kings captain’s maximum score in 5 innings was only 17 runs.
Du Plessis’ poor form has been a cause of concern for RCB fans. He scored only 6 runs in the first match against MI Cape Town. Since then he has not been able to regain his rhythm. Then in the second match against Durban Supergiants, Du Plessis was dismissed for 7 runs. After this, the Super Kings skipper could only score 10 against the Paarl Royals, while the Proteas scored 9 against the Capitals.
And in the second game against Paarl Royals, they are sailing in a sea of disappointment after scoring just 17 runs. Du Plessis has scored a total of 49 runs in the last 5 innings. Du Plessis’ captaincy of Joburg Super Kings has also deteriorated. The team has now played five matches. Out of the five matches played so far, the Super Kings have managed to win only one match, but one match has been rendered scoreless due to rain.
The team has lost 3 matches. RCB Captain Poor form raised head ache to Royal Challengers Bangalore. Because of poor performance RCB may change captain for IPL 2024. Faf du Plessis has been playing in the IPL since 2012. So far he has batted in 130 matches and scored 4133 runs, this includes 33 fifties. His highest score was 96 runs for RCB. He has captained the RCB team in two consecutive editions. He scored 1198 runs in the 30 matches he played and scored more than 50 runs 11 times.