South Africa captain Faf du Plessis charged with ball tampering
- November 19, 2016
Faf du Plessis, the South Africa captain has been charged with ball tampering in the second Test win over Australia in Hobart. In a video footage it is clear that the 32-year-old player was licking his finger and shining the ball while eating a sweet. Du Plessis has been charged for breaching level two of the International Cricket Council code of conduct relating to “changing the condition of the ball” using an artificial substance, although he has pleaded not guilty.