Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis celebrates his 36th birthday on Monday (July 13, 2020). Hailing from Pretoria, the right-handed batsman has been a vital cog of Proteas batting line-up over the years. Du Plessis has been blessed with an impeccable technique through which he has toiled many prominent bowling line-ups. Be it surviving an entire day of a Test or playing a quick-fire in a T20 match, the talismanic batsman rose to every challenge which came his way. Along with his batting prowess, Du Plessis has also done a commendable job as the skipper of the team. As the veteran cricketer turns a year older, let’s look at some of his lesser-known facts.