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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
421
AVERAGE
22.4

Dale Steyn

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

Did you know?

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

WICKETS
180
AVERAGE
26.6

Dale Steyn

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

Did you know?

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

WICKETS
58
AVERAGE
17.4

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Fast

AGE
35
HEIGHT
CM
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 saw him take over from the likes of Allan Donald, Shaun Pollack and Makhaya Ntini.

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.

Steyn is one of the world's greatest quicks, taking more that 400 Test wickets at the sublime average of 22.8.

MATCHES
87
DEBUT
2004
CAP NO
62
BEST BATTING
76
BEST BOWLING
7-51
Bowling
WICKETS
421
AVERAGE
22.4
ECONOMY
3.23
S/R
41.7
5W
26
10W/M
5
Batting
RUNS
1188
INNINGS
109
NOT OUTS
24
AVERAGE
13.98
100s
0
50s
2
MATCHES
116
DEBUT
2005
CAP NO
82
BEST BATTING
35
BEST BOWLING
6-39
Bowling
WICKETS
180
AVERAGE
26.6
ECONOMY
4.94
S/R
32.3
5W
3
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
298
INNINGS
47
NOT OUTS
11
AVERAGE
8.28
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
42
DEBUT
2007
CAP NO
31
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
4-9
Bowling
WICKETS
58
AVERAGE
17.4
ECONOMY
6.72
S/R
15.5
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
15
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
3
100s
0
50s
0

Steyn in top form after county carnage

Pace ace Dale Steyn continued his comeback with four wickets for Hampshire as Worcestershire's Ed Barnard removed four batsmen for ducks


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Steyn seed helps Hants into final

A brilliant wicket by Proteas pace ace Dale Steyn and an epic century from James Vince put Hampshire into the final of England's one-day cup with victory over Yorkshire


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Smith wants to see Rabada play in Cape Town

The former Proteas skipper is enjoying the current series between South Africa and Australia and wants to see Kagiso Rabada play in the final two Tests


Steyn set for South Africa Test return

The veteran quick goes wicketless in warm-up but is likely to return to Test cricket for South Africa in Galle


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Ducks galore as Steyn shines again in UK

County wrap: South African removes Cheteshwar Pujara again while a late collapse highlights match at New Road


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Steyn Test selection no certainty

Foreign conditions and a potent pace pack means the veteran will have to fight his way back into the Test XI