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Derbyshire Abroad: du Plooy smashes 55 on debut

Tuesday 19th October 2021

Leus du Plooy scored a powerful 55 off just 33 balls on his South Western Districts debut, but Titans were victorious in the CSA Provincial quarter-final. 

The left-hand batter has joined the South African side during the English off-season, and will play in both red and white ball formats. He opened the batting, chasing a target of 193 showed attacking intent from the first over.

Having struck 395 runs for Derbyshire in the 2021 Vitality Blast, du Plooy’s white ball prowess is well-known, and his array of inventive shots and powerful hitting was on full display at Kimberley.

He reached his half-century in 28 balls, including eight fours and one six, before he was run out by Essex spinner Simon Harmer, South Western Districts ultimately dismissed for 138 in a 54-run defeat.

The CSA Four-Day Franchise Series will see South Western Districts compete in Division Two, with their opening fixture against Mpumalanga beginning on Friday 5 November.


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