Faf du Plessis opens up about his international cricket comeback for T20I World Cup 2024

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The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 promises to be a spectacular cricketing extravaganza, set to unfold in the captivating landscapes of the USA and the West Indies. With 20 teams vying for glory, the grand affair is poised to showcase the best of international cricket talent on a grand stage.

Adding to the excitement is the recent revelation from former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis, who has dropped a significant hint about returning to international cricket. The seasoned cricketer, renowned for his leadership skills and dynamic batting prowess, seems eager to reignite his cricketing journey and grace the forthcoming T20 World Cup with his experience and charm.

Faf Du Plessis on his International cricket return

Du Plessis expressed his belief in making a return to international cricket. He mentioned ongoing discussions about the balance of the T20 World Cup next year and how it factors into his potential comeback, particularly in consultation with the new coach.

“I believe that I can return to international cricket as well. We have been speaking about this for the last couple of years. It’s just figuring out the balance of the T20 World Cup next year. It’s certainly something we have spoken about with the new coach,” Du Plessis said while speaking to the reporters during the ongoing Abu Dhabi T10 League.

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‘I do a lot of hard work’: Faf Du Plessis

Du Plessis further emphasized the importance of maintaining his physical condition to continue playing cricket at a high level. The stalwart acknowledged the demands of facing the best players globally and emphasized the commitment required for peak performance.

“I do a lot of hard work to ensure I look after my body to be able to play this brilliant game we love so much. When you do get a little bit older, you have to make sure you put in the work. Otherwise, the hamstring and other body parts do not work that well. There is a lot of fast running and a lot of stuff to make sure that level where you can play against the best players in the world,” the 39-year-old added.

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