Dale Steyn | PSL Islamabad United Team 2020 Player

 Dale Willem Steyn

Full name: Dale Willem Steyn

Born: June 27, 1983, Phalaborwa

Current age: 36 years 194 days

Major teams: South Africa, Africa XI, Cape Cobras, Deccan Chargers, Essex,

Gujarat Lions, Jamaica Tallawahs, Melbourne Stars, Northerns, Royal Challengers Bangalore,

Sunrisers Hyderabad, Titans, Warwickshire, PSL Islamabad United Team.

National side: South Africa

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm fast


A predator’s eyes, a scary dash to the wrinkle, and a haze of a cherry, scarcely detectable to the eye, moving beyond

the bat before the intellectual capacities can process it, and seeing ruined and cartwheeling stumps in the outcome of

the batsman’s end exemplify the wonder of Dale Steyn. One of the all the more captivating sights of Test cricket in the

21st century has been Steyn running in max speed and timing 150+, forming the mark outswinger away from a leg-stump line voluntarily and opening up the batsman’s position to hit the highest point of off-stump. An old-style front-on activity

with a discharge recklessly determined twisted after landing it on a length, irate pace to coordinate it, and a smart personality to supplement the muscle, Dale Steyn has been one of the most complete quick bowlers of his age.


Steyn made his Test debut in 2004, alongside a kindred new kid on the block by the name of AB de Villiers, after he

dazzled Ray Jennings with his crude pace and stamina, in the home arrangement against England after a joined encounter of only 7 five star games. A lowering misfortune on debut set him back as he got only 3 wickets in the game,

in spite of the fact that it incorporated a ripper of an outswinger to thump over Michael Vaughan in the subsequent

innings. After a count of only 8 wickets in the 3-Test arrangement, Steyn neglected to have a critical effect and was

dropped from the side.


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After a huge number of great top of the line exhibitions, Steyn kept on being in the radar and made a rebound in 2006

for the home arrangement against New Zealand. Careful about not getting another opportunity, Steyn made his imprint

quickly with a five-for in his first Test and bowled with more precision and power than the tenderfoot 2 years sooner. He

got 16 wickets in 3 Test coordinates and tormented the Kiwis with his wrecker-in-boss, Makhaya Ntini. Steyn kept on destroying restrictions and was named one of South Africa’s five cricketers of the year. In spite of the respect of this

honor, because of the challenge for quick bowlers in the side, Steyn wound up out of the retribution toward the start of

2007, referring to the explanation that he didn’t have the force required off a quick bowler.



There was no thinking back after that. In his prime as a quick bowler, Steyn got a barely reasonable 86 wickets in 14

games in 2008, gaining him the lofty ICC Player of the Year grant in 2008. After stalwarts like Makhaya Ntini and

Shaun Pollock considered it daily, Steyn proceeded to shape a deadly opening organization with Morne Morkel.

With all the seaming goodness from a giraffe’s range from one end, and the quick swinging jolts from another, the

two shaped, seemingly, the most fearsome bowling pair-up of the age.


Steyn’s most distinguished accomplishment, in any case, won’t be a World Cup triumph or a breathtaking T20 class

win; it’ll be his commitment in a South African Test side that commanded abroad in an age when the home arrangement was beginning to turn out to be increasingly more uneven. After an annihilation of Australia on the planet’s hardest patio

in 2009, he created an extraordinary spell of switch swing in the away visit against India to get 7-51 on a level wicket

in Nagpur, to convey a South African triumph as the guests went 1-0 up in the arrangement, just for India to make

a rebound and tie the arrangement in Kolkata with an exciting last-session triumph. South Africa went onto a command

in the voyage through England in 2012 and won 2-0, as Steyn obviously beat the wicket graphs with 15 scalps in 3

games. At the apex of their Test game, South Africa got the Test Championship mace after this triumph and turned

into the most noteworthy positioned Test side on the planet, taking over from England.


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After very nearly 6 years at the pinnacle of his powers, Steyn’s body was beginning to separate, tragically for South

Africa, in another ICC competition (the Champion’s Trophy of 2013) as he was precluded with a crotch strain. His

trust with wounds proceeded, with a cracked rib, a side-strain, and numerous hamstring strains.


In the resulting home arrangement against Australia, Steyn bowled an amazing spell in the second Test yet damage halfway through the third made him an obligation as Australia proceeded to win the arrangement 2-1, featuring the

degree of Steyn’s exhibitions on South Africa’s fortunes. He was likewise fit in time for the arrangement in Sri Lanka

as he assumed a significant job in South Africa’s first arrangement win in Sri Lanka in over 20 years – another plume

in the top for Steyn and South Africa, another away Test arrangement triumph.



Steyn has been a key bowler for his establishments in the Indian Premier League too, producing magnificent bowling spells, first with Bangalore and later for the Hyderabad establishment. He was likewise held by the Hyderabad group during the 2014 closeout.

In late 2015, Steyn was in the main XI on the visit to India, yet he got crotch damage in the principal Test and missed the remainder of the arrangement. Thus, South Africa’s reign in away Test arrangement broke following 9 mind-boggling a

long time as they were steamrolled by India 3-0 out of a low-scoring visit loaded with dustbowls. Steyn had another plenty

of wounds as he missed a large portion of the arrangement against England, however, made a rebound in mid-2016 for

the arrangement against New Zealand, before separating with a harmed shoulder during the Australia visit.


Steyn proceeded to break the 400-wicket hindrance in 2017 and equaled Shaun Pollock’s count of 421 Test wickets

before the finish of the short 2-Test away arrangement against Sri Lanka in 2018, as spinners made happy on two handcrafted dustbowls. Prior that year, he got harmed after the primary Test against India as South Africa proceeded

to win 2-1, and shockingly couldn’t be in the field to observe South Africa’s first home arrangement win against

Australia after readmission in the midst of the riotous ball-altering debate.


The fearsome bowler is in his mid-thirties and is maybe in the nightfall of his vocation. With his 30s being damaged

with wounds, he is recovering from one more one, as he hopes to close down from Test cricket with one final hurrah,

and maybe dreams of a rebound for the World Cup of 2019 as well, with the goal of at last giving South Africa an

ICC competition win, shake off the chokers’ tag for acceptable, and maybe execute one last cutting tool festivity

without dreading for his shoulder.




The mistake of having passed up a great opportunity the 2019 World Cup made Steyn understand that he needs to get

his playing days going ahead and thus he chose to resign from Test cricket as he had an eye on the T20 World Cup

in 2020. He joined in the Big Bash League 2019-20 for the Melbourne Stars and proceeded with his collusion with

Cape Town Blitz in the Mzansi Super League.


Batting and fielding averages

Batting &


Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 93 119 27 1251 76 13.59 2825 44.28 0 2 124 36 26 0
ODIs 125 51 12 365 60 9.35 562 64.94 0 1 35 9 28 0
T20Is 44 10 5 16 5 3.20 23 69.56 0 0 1 0 11 0
First-class 141 173 40 1824 82 13.71 3788 48.15 0 4 33 0
List A 180 69 21 419 60 8.72 635 65.98 0 1 37 0
T20s 213 65 30 306 27* 8.74 279 109.67 0 0 24 9 53 0


Bowling averages

Bowling Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 93 171 18608 10077 439 7/51 11/60 22.95 3.24 42.3 27 26 5
ODIs 125 124 6256 5087 196 6/39 6/39 25.95 4.87 31.9 4 3 0
T20Is 44 44 943 1068 61 4/9 4/9 17.50 6.79 15.4 2 0 0
First-class 141 27183 14569 618 8/41 23.57 3.21 43.9 33 35 7
List A 180 8844 6991 284 6/39 6/39 24.61 4.74 31.1 5 6 0
T20s 213 210 4745 5308 251 4/9 4/9 21.14 6.71 18.9 4 0 0


Recent matches

Batting & Bowling Team Opposition Ground       Date Scorecard
2/16 Melb Stars v Melb Reneg Melbourne 4-01-2020 T20
0/24 Melb Stars v Syd Thunder Sydney 2-01-2020 T20
2/12 Melb Stars v Hurricanes Launceston 30-12-2019 T20
1/29 Melb Stars v Strikers Carrara 27-12-2019 T20
3/10 Blitz v Spartans Cape Town 1-12-2019 T20
2/25 Blitz v Durban Heat Cape Town 28-11-2019 T20
2/38 Blitz v Paarl Rocks Cape Town 24-11-2019 T20
8*, 2/38 Blitz v Giants Port Elizabeth 20-11-2019 T20
2/23 Blitz v Durban Heat Durban 17-11-2019 T20
1/33 Blitz v Jozi Stars Cape Town 14-11-2019 T20
Updated: January 18, 2020 — 4:26 pm

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