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Steyn plays down hopes of wickets record

Dale Steyn doesn’t want to talk about the possibility of becoming South Africa’s all-time leading wicket-taker, he said during a steady comeback to long-form cricket on Wednesday. Steyn was not among the wickets for a South African Invitation team on the first day of a three-day day-night match against the touring Zimbabweans at Boland Park,…

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Cricket: De Villiers, Steyn back in Test squad

Johannesburg: AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn were on Tuesday named in a 14-man squad for South Africa’s one-off day-night Test against Zimbabwe, starting in Port Elizabeth on December 26. Batsman De Villiers has not played Test cricket since January 2016 while fast bowler Steyn suffered a fractured shoulder in a Test against Australia in…

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Cricket: Steyn set for injury return

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is set to make his comeback to cricket after more than a year out of the game with injury. Steyn, 34, was on Tuesday named in a 13-man Titans squad for a domestic Twenty20 match against the Knights in Kimberley on Wednesday. He has not played since breaking down…

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Watch: AB de Villiers scores 24 runs off Dale Steyn over

AB de Villiers hammered 24 runs runs off Dale Steyn over in the 2014 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Shoulder surgery: Dale Steyn set to be sidelined for six months

PERTH: The playing future of South African fast bowler Dale Steyn appeared in grave doubt Friday, with the cricketer expected to need surgery on his troublesome right shoulder as he faces the prospect of being sidelined for at least six months. Steyn, who first hurt his shoulder late last year, aggravated the problem before lunch…

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Dale Steyn calls driving experience in India as “pure chaos”

Sharing his driving experience between India’s Lucknow and Kanpur cities, South African pacer Dale Steyn said the journey was “pure chaos”. “The drive between Lucknow and Kanpur has had everything! Cars, bicycles, bikes, buses, people, animals! Pure CHAOS”, Steyn wrote on his verified Twitter account. The 32-year-old pacer is representing Sunrisers Hyderabad in Indian Premier League….

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Injured Steyn named in South Africa’s World Twenty20 squad

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa on Wednesday named fast bowler Dale Steyn in their 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 tournament in India next month. Steyn’s inclusion is subject to fitness as he has not played since suffering a shoulder injury in the first Test against England in December. What was at first thought to be a…

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Snake that! Steyn faces down Black Mamba

JOHANNESBURG: When one of the world’s most feared fast bowlers came face to face with one of the planet’s deadliest snakes, there was only one winner and South Africa’s Dale Steyn was happy to concede defeat. Steyn, the spearhead of the South African bowling attack, posted a video on his Instagram account showing him and…

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England tighten grip as South Africa suffer Steyn blow

DURBAN: England tightened their grip on the third day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Monday against a South African team weakened by an injury to fast bowler Dale Steyn. England built on a first innings lead of 89, reaching 172 for three in their second innings at the close of play, an overall…

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Talking points from India-South Africa ODIs

NEW DELHI: Talking points from the five-match one-day series between India and South Africa, which the tourists clinched 3-2 late on Sunday: Chokers? Not South Africa for sure — South Africa’s 3-2 ODI win which followed the 2-0 rout in the Twenty20 series proved once again that the Proteas are among the best travellers in…

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Bangladesh-South Africa 2nd Test called off in Dhaka

DHAKA: The second Test between South Africa and Bangladesh ended in a draw in Dhaka on Monday after bad weather washed out play on the last four days. The final day's play at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium was called off Monday morning due to a wet outfield despite the sun shining on the Bangladesh capital. Play…

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South Africa's Steyn joins 400 Test wicket club

DHAKA: Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to take 400 Test wickets after he dismissed Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on the opening day of the second Test in Dhaka on Thursday. Also read: BAN bat in second Test vs SA The 32-year-old fast bowler reached his landmark when South African skipper Hashim Amla took…

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