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.
REUTERSSouth African cricket captain Faf du Plessis will face a ball-tampering hearing on Tuesday morning.
Original source: Du Plessis faces hearing today