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Born : June 27, 1983

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Dale Willem Steyn is a South African cricketer who plays Test and one-day international cricket for South Africa. Steyn plays domestic cricket in South Africa for Cape Cobras. He is a right-arm fast bowler, and bowls at speeds of around 145–150 km/h. Dale Steyn holds the record for the fastest South African to reach 100 wickets in Test Match cricket, a feat he achieved on 2 March 2008. He is currently the number one ranked Test bowler in the world and has been for the past three years, achieving the 900+ points benchmark on 13 November 2011. Steyn also currently has the third best bowling strike rate of all time in Test match cricket. Steyn made his first-class debut for Northerns (now referred to as the Titans) on 17 October 2003. He went to England in 2005 to play for Essex, appearing in seven matches between May and June. On his return to domestic cricket in South Africa, Steyn bowled excellently for the Titans through the 2005/2006 season which earned him a recall to the Test squad to face New Zealand. Steyn signed to play in the Indian Premier League in 2008, playing for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. He earned US$325,000 for his appearance in the tournament. For IPL 2011 he was bought by Deccan Chargers for $1.2 million. He was awarded the man of the match in the against Mumbai Indians even though Deccan Chargers lost the match. In international cricket, Dale Steyn made his debut for South Africa on 17 December 2004 in the first Test of England's tour.

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IPL Auction 2018: 5 players who are likely to go unsold
IPL Auction 2018: 5 players who are likely to go unsold
Not all players who go into the Auction pool are going to be sold. Some big names are likely to go unsold.
South Africa vs India 2018: Three instances when South Africa showed their cricketing spirit
South Africa vs India 2018: Three instances when South Africa showed their cricketing spirit
These players showed fighting spirit even after sustaining on-field injuries
Ottis Gibson might stick with four seamers across the home season
Ottis Gibson might stick with four seamers across the home season
Gibson is positive about including four seamers each time South Africa play a Test at home this season, especially with pitches aiding pace.
Dale Steyn silently smiles in his world of fantasy
Dale Steyn silently smiles in his world of fantasy
Dale Steyn walks a staggering mile before being thrown back into the cruel world of reality.
South Africa vs India 2018: Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi added to SA squad in Steyn's absence
South Africa vs India 2018: Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi added to SA squad in Steyn's absence
Ngidi is yet to make his Test or ODI debut, but has played 3 T20Is.
India’s overseas reality check: Lions at home and lambs overseas
India’s overseas reality check: Lions at home and lambs overseas
The Indians have been severely tested overseas several times.
Dale Steyn suffers heel injury, out of India tour
Dale Steyn suffers heel injury, out of India tour
He had been taken to the local hospital for scans.
Stats: Dale Steyn equals Richard Hadlee's record
Stats: Dale Steyn equals Richard Hadlee's record
All the numbers from the first day's play.
South Africa vs India 2018: 5 players with most wickets in SA-IND Tests
South Africa vs India 2018: 5 players with most wickets in SA-IND Tests
Players from both the sides have always tried to put their best foot forward to dominate the opposition as much as possible.
South Africa vs India 2018: What strategy should India go for in Cape Town?
South Africa vs India 2018: What strategy should India go for in Cape Town?
The pace of Dale Steyn and co will be a tough counter for the Indian side.
Dale Steyn unlikely to play first Test against India
Dale Steyn unlikely to play first Test against India
Steyn hasn't played a Test since November 2016.
South Africa vs India 2018: 5 South Africa players to watch out for in the Test series
South Africa vs India 2018: 5 South Africa players to watch out for in the Test series
The spotlight will be on the players either returning from injury or who have been out of form recently.
South Africa vs India 2018: Dale Steyn on the verge of breaking all-time Test record
South Africa vs India 2018: Dale Steyn on the verge of breaking all-time Test record
The legendary pacer is seeking a slice of history during the upcoming Test series.
South Africa vs India 2018: Kagiso Rabada will be a bigger threat than Dale Steyn, insists Lalchand Rajput
South Africa vs India 2018: Kagiso Rabada will be a bigger threat than Dale Steyn, insists Lalchand Rajput
Former team manager warns Indian batsmen to be wary of the 22-year old fast bowler.
South Africa announce squad for 1st Test against India
South Africa announce squad for 1st Test against India
Faf du Plessis and Dale Steyn both return to the squad after missing the Zimbabwe Test.
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