Dale Steyn

April 9th, 2011
Full name : Dale Willem Steyn
Scorecard name : DW Steyn
Major Team : African XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, South Africa
Date of Birth : 27-June 1983
Birth place : Phalaborwa, Northern Province, South Africa
Batting style : Right Handed Batsman
Bowling style : Right-arm Fast
Role : Bowler
Man of the Match Awards : Test ( 3 ) / ODI ( 1 )


Dale Willem Steyn (born 27 June 1983 in Phalaborwa , South Africa ) is a South African cricketer who plays in Test and One Day International cricket for South Africa . He is currently the number one ranked Test bowler in the world. 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 . 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. Later that year, Steyn was picked in the squad for the African XI in the Afro-Asia Cup of 2005/06, and he made his One Day International debut on 17 August 2005.

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. [10] For IPL 2011 he was bought by Deccan Chargers for a whopping 1.3 million $.

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