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Steyn, De Villiers set for Test return

Steyn, De Villiers set for Test return

South Africa’s key test players, AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn will both have a dress rehearsal for an expected return to Test cricket when they play for a South African Invitation XI against Zimbabwe later this month. The teams will meet in a day-night match in Paarl from December 20 to 22 in Zimbabwe´s only warm-up match before South […]

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Dale Steyn ready for action, will play against India

Dale Steyn ready for action, will play against India

South Africa’s fast bowler Dale Steyn, who has been out of the action from a very long time, has recovered from the shoulder injury and will be available for the series against India, starting early 2018. The legendary fast bowler suffered the blow against Australia in Perth last year. Dr. Shuaib Manjra, the head of Cricket South Africa medical committee, […]

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Steyn to return to action after injury break

Steyn to return to action after injury break

South African fast bowler and one of the world’s best bowler, Dale Steyn is all set to make his comeback to cricket after more than a year out with injury. Steyn, 34, on Tuesday was named in a 13-man Titans squad for a South Africa’s domestic Twenty20 match against the Knights in Kimberley on Wednesday. The fast bowler hasn’t played […]

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Steyn backs De Villiers to make comeback as captain

Steyn backs De Villiers to make comeback as captain

Plagued with injuries, yet ever-rich in passion for the game, South African speedster Dale Steyn has backed AB De Villiers to make a comeback as the captain of the South African test side. De Villiers was named Test captain in February in the wake of having played the part briefly when Hashim Amla remained down halfway amid the home arrangement […]

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Steyn out for another six months following surgery

Steyn out for another six months following surgery

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has successfully undergone a shoulder surgery for the fracture he suffered during the first Test against Australia in Perth. The paceman however, has been ruled out for another 6 months. “Dale had successful surgery on Thursday where the fracture in the right shoulder blade was fixated with the placement of a screw,” Steyn broke […]

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Steyn becomes no.1 Test bowler again

Steyn becomes no.1 Test bowler again

Dale Steyn has regained the No.1 spot in the latest ICC Test bowler’s rankings following his exquisite comeback to International cricket. The South African paceman picked up impressive figures of 8 for 99 in his side’s 204-run-win over visitors New Zealand to win the series 1-0. Steyn climbed two places in the rankings to leapfrog Ravichandran Ashwin (Previously second) and […]

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Steyn dismisses retirement rumors after sensational comeback

Steyn dismisses retirement rumors after sensational comeback

South African speedster Dale Steyn has reaffirmed his committment to the International team following a horror-hit 2015-16 season, that had sparked serious debate over his International future. Steyn, who missed six of South Africa’s eight Tests last season and was also left out of the triangular ODI series in the Caribbean, shas said that he has returned 10 times more […]

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SA vs NZ 2nd Test: Steyn bags five scalps to give South Africa series win

SA vs NZ 2nd Test: Steyn bags five scalps to give South Africa series win

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 4th day South Africa 481 for 8 dec (du Plessis 112*, Duminy 88, de Kock 82, Wagner 5-86) and 132 for 7 dec (de Kock 50, Southee 3-46) beat New Zealand 214 (Williamson 77, Rabada 3-62, Steyn 3-66) and 195 (Nicholls 76, Steyn 5-33) by 204 runs Talk about making emphatic statements […]

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SA vs NZ 2nd Test: Du Plessis ton and seamers choke kiwis

SA vs NZ 2nd Test: Du Plessis ton and seamers choke kiwis

South Africa v New Zealand, 2nd Test, Centurion, 2nd day New Zealand 38 for 3 (Philander 1-10, Steyn 1-18) trail South Africa 481 for 8 dec (du Plessis 112*, Duminy 88, Wagner 5-86) by 444 runs Phew! Is the Faf Du Plessi curse in Test matches finally over? Du Plessis scored his first century. It has been a shocking last […]

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SA vs NZ 1st Test: Rain ruins Steyn-show after kiwis struggle

SA vs NZ 1st Test: Rain ruins Steyn-show after kiwis struggle

South Africa v New Zealand, 1st Test, Durban, 2nd day New Zealand 15 for 2 (Williamson 2*, Taylor 2*, Steyn 2-3) trail South Africa 263 (Amla 53, Wagner 3-47, Boult 3-52) by 248 runs After months and months of injury-hut frustration, South Africa’s premier paceman Dale Steyn returned to International cricket with a bang. It seemed that the only thing […]

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