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Faf du Plessis (Part 2) on his mental toughness, working with the media and making wine

Season 1, Ep. 28

Part 2 of my fascinating chat with former South Africa captain and Chennai Super Kings superstar Faf du Plessis goes off field. We talk about the mental side of the game - a topic Faf and I could chat about for hours - before discussing how he worked with, not against, South Africa's media and how a chat between mates led to a boutique business. Part 1 is available now too and if you haven't already listened to it, I thoroughly recommend. 


Episode Rundown

00:41 - Part 2 starts with Faf talking about his mental toughness, a subject he and I are fascinated by and explore in great depth

29:04 - Faf then talks about how he handled the media and how he consumes news - good and bad - while he is still playing

45:12 - We talk business, finance and investment and why it is crucial to get the right advice

1:00:00 - Faf discusses how his faith helps in trying moments

1:04:40 - We finish this extraordinary chat by talking about books and I give Faf a few to add to his list

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