- Faf du Plessis could miss the first Test to attend the birth of his first child
- The baby is due in early July, with the first Test at Lord’s starting on July 6
- Du Plessis could hand the captaincy to Hashim Amla if he is unable to play
- South Africa face England in three T20 games before the Test series
South African captain Faf du Plessis could miss the first Test against England at Lord’s to attend the birth of his first child back home in Cape Town.
Du Plessis’ wife Imari is understood to want a natural birth, with the baby due in early July. The Lord’s Test starts on July 6.
And that would mean South Africa’s captaincy passing to Hashim Amla, who has already led his country in 14 Tests, the most recent of them against England at Cape…