New Delhi: Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has made a shocking revelation when he and his wife were threatened with death after the African team lost in the quarter-finals of the World Cup 2011. Let us know that in the Quarter Final of the World Cup 2011, South Africa was knocked out of the tournament by New Zealand by 49 runs.
Du Plessis and his wife received death threats
Faf du Plessis scored 36 off 43 balls in that match. Du Plessis said that he and his wife Imari Visser were receiving a lot of threats on social media. Du Plessis told ESPNcricinfo, ‘I started getting threats after the quarter final match. My wife received threats to kill her. We saw social media and we were attacked fiercely.
Plessis made a shocking disclosure
Du Plessis said, ‘It was quite a personal attack. Many very objectionable things were said, which I do not want to repeat. It makes you introverted to people and you make a circle. All the players go through this phase and this forces them to narrow their radius.
New Zealand lost to World Cup 2011
Let us know that while chasing a target of 222 runs against New Zealand in the Quarter Final of the World Cup 2011, South Africa were all out for 172 runs in 40 overs. South Africa suffered a 49-run defeat at the hands of New Zealand. Let us know that the World Cup 2011 title was won by Team India, captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.