Du Plessis faces hearing today

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Du Plessis was charged on Friday with ball-tampering in the second Test in Hobart after footage emerged appearing to show the Proteas skipper applying saliva to the ball with a lolly in his mouth.

Du Plessis has pleaded not guilty to the charge.

If proven guilty, Du Plessis could be handed a maximum fine of 100 percent match fee, two suspension points and four demerit points.

Two suspension points equates to a ban of one Test match.

REUTERS

South African cricket captain Faf du Plessis will face a ball-tampering hearing on Tuesday morning.

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