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Dale

Steyn

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

Did you know?

When he’s not playing cricket, Dale Steyn enjoys surfing

WICKETS
396
AVERAGE
22.56

Dale

Steyn

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

Did you know?

When he’s not playing cricket, Dale Steyn enjoys surfing

WICKETS
150
AVERAGE
24.71

Dale

Steyn

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

Did you know?

When he’s not playing cricket, Dale Steyn enjoys surfing

WICKETS
55
AVERAGE
15.98

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

AGE
31
HEIGHT
179CM
BORN

Phalaborwa, Limpopo Province

COUNTRY

South Africa

South Africa
LOCAL CLUB

Cape Cobras

Bio

In a team packed with fast-bowling talent, Dale Steyn is the cream of the crop.

Known for his fiery-on field persona, Steyn is able to produce the rare combination of controlled swing and extreme speed, which has seen him take over from the likes of Allan Donald, Shaun Pollack and Makhaya Ntini at the front of the pace attack.

His career has not been entirely smooth sailing – in his debut Test series in 2004, Steyn managed just eight wickets at 52 in six games against England and was dropped.

But the quick soon returned with a vengeance and has wreaked havoc since. His one-day international debut came in 2005, and by 2014 had more than 100 wickets to his name.

Fans will remember his inspiring performance against India in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, where he stole the show with a match-winning 5-55 against India.

MATCHES
78
DEBUT
2004
CAP NO
62
BEST BATTING
76
BEST BOWLING
11-60
Bowling
WICKETS
396
AVERAGE
22.56
ECONOMY
3.25
S/R
41.6
5W
25
10W/M
5
Batting
RUNS
1114
INNINGS
97
NOT OUTS
21
AVERAGE
14.66
100s
0
50s
2
MATCHES
94
DEBUT
2005
CAP NO
82
BEST BATTING
35
BEST BOWLING
6-39
Bowling
WICKETS
150
AVERAGE
24.71
ECONOMY
4.73
S/R
31.3
5W
3
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
242
INNINGS
40
NOT OUTS
10
AVERAGE
8.07
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
38
DEBUT
2007
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
4-9
Bowling
WICKETS
55
AVERAGE
15.98
ECONOMY
6.46
S/R
14.9
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
15
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
3
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
118
DEBUT
2003
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
82
BEST BOWLING
14-110
Bowling
WICKETS
542
AVERAGE
23.53
ECONOMY
3.23
S/R
43.7
5W
32
10W/M
7
Batting
RUNS
1564
INNINGS
142
NOT OUTS
33
AVERAGE
14.35
100s
0
50s
3

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