Dale Steyn

India vs South Africa: 'PP down,' tweets Dale Steyn after Lungi Ngidi hit Parthiv Patel

India vs South Africa: 'PP down,' tweets Dale Steyn after Lungi Ngidi hit Parthiv Patel

Two incidents late on Day 4 at Centurion, involving debutant Proteas pacer Ngidi, Kohli and Patel, spiced things up and even prompted the injured Steyn to appear on Twitter backing Ngidi's aggression. 

Jan 16, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
India in South Africa: I will be up and running in six weeks, says Dale Steyn

India in South Africa: I will be up and running in six weeks, says Dale Steyn

The premier South Africa pacer has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against India with a left heel injury sustained during the first Test in Cape Town.

Jan 09, 2018, 21:21 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Hardik Pandya proves his maturity

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Hardik Pandya proves his maturity

The all-rounder had watched as his side slipped to 92 for seven but instead of playing for survival, Pandya took the attack to the South African seamers.

Jan 07, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Injured Dale Steyn ruled out of Test series against India

Injured Dale Steyn ruled out of Test series against India

South Africa were dealt a major blow after their seniormost pacer Dale Steyn was ruled out for the remainder of three-match Test series against India after damaging a tissue on his left heel during the second day of the opening Test.

Jan 06, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
India in South Africa: Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav talk tattoos in Cape Town

India in South Africa: Dale Steyn, Umesh Yadav talk tattoos in Cape Town

Ahead of second day's play of the opening Test at the Newlands Cricket Ground between India and South Africa, Proteas paceman Dale Steyn and Indian pacer Umesh Yadav were seen checking each other's tattoos.

Jan 06, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Dale Steyn returns, proves he has lost none of his pace

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: Dale Steyn returns, proves he has lost none of his pace

Steyn took his career tally to 418 wickets, three behind South African record-holder Shaun Pollock, as India were reduced to 28 for three at the close having bowled out the hosts for 286 on a spicy wicket offering bounce and some sideways movement.

Jan 06, 2018, 11:22 AM IST
India in South Africa, 1st Test: Virat Kohli's men need to keep their wits about them in bad times

India in South Africa, 1st Test: Virat Kohli's men need to keep their wits about them in bad times

How the Indian players motivate themselves when the chips are down will decide whether or not India claim their first Test series win in South Africa.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:00 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Dale Steyn gives Proteas coach Ottis Gibson a selection headache

India vs South Africa: Dale Steyn gives Proteas coach Ottis Gibson a selection headache

A virus prevented Steyn from proving his match fitness in last week's two-day rout of Zimbabwe. It would have been his first Test appearance since November 2016.

Jan 02, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
India vs South Africa: South Africa pacer Dale Steyn waits to see if he will get chance to break test record

India vs South Africa: South Africa pacer Dale Steyn waits to see if he will get chance to break test record

Steyn’s 417 test-wicket haul is just four shy of the South African record held by Shaun Pollock but the target remains both tantalisingly close and frustratingly elusive at the same time.

Jan 01, 2018, 16:06 PM IST
Fit-again Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn in South Africa's squad for India Tests

Fit-again Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn in South Africa's squad for India Tests

Du Plessis and Steyn could not be part of the four-day Test against Zimbabwe due to illness.

Dec 29, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
India in South Africa: Final session of a day will be crucial against India, says Morne Morkel

India in South Africa: Final session of a day will be crucial against India, says Morne Morkel

Despite being the most successful seamer in the match, he is the also the one most at risk of missing out against India when Dale Steyn returns.

Dec 28, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
India in South Africa: Delighted with the rest ahead of India series, says Morne Morkel

India in South Africa: Delighted with the rest ahead of India series, says Morne Morkel

South Africa will host India in the first of three-match Test series here on January 5. Later the Proteas play six One-Day International (ODI) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) with the visitors in the tour which ends here on February 24.

Dec 28, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
Dale Steyn would be challenged by India, feels Harbhajan Singh

Dale Steyn would be challenged by India, feels Harbhajan Singh

For someone, who was known as Ricky Ponting's nemesis (he got the former Australian captain 12 times in Tests), Harbhajan refuses to believe the theory that off-spinners would only be effective against a team that has more left-handers.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

De Villiers, Steyn and Philander return to be part of a historic first-ever official four-day Test match to be held in Port Elizabeth from Dec 26-29.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Visitors to be tested under lights

South Africa vs Zimbabwe: Visitors to be tested under lights

South Africa will be using the Paarl match to prepare two key long-time absentees, batsman AB de Villiers and fast bowler Dale Steyn, for a probable return to Test cricket.

Dec 18, 2017, 23:48 PM IST
AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return

AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn set for Test return

Batsman De Villiers and fast bowler Steyn have both been out of Test action for more than a year.

Dec 05, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Dale Steyn to return from injury lay-off in Ram Slam T20 Challenge

Dale Steyn to return from injury lay-off in Ram Slam T20 Challenge

Confirming the news, Steyn posted a picture of him on Twitter holding up his new kit and said that he is refreshed to be back in Titans squad.

Nov 14, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Dale Steyn targets November return at South Africa's domestic T20 competition

Dale Steyn targets November return at South Africa's domestic T20 competition

Regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers, Steyn has so far played 85 Tests, 116 ODIs and 42 T20Is for South Africa, taking 417, 180 and 58 wickets respectively.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Not ready to play Test cricket right now: Dale Steyn

Not ready to play Test cricket right now: Dale Steyn

Steyn has been out of action since he got his right shoulder fractured during Australia's first innings of the opening Test against South Africa, which the Proteas went on to win by massive 177 runs at the WACA Ground in Perth.

Sep 14, 2017, 18:38 PM IST
BAN vs AUS: Shakib Al Hasan becomes fourth bowler in history to take 5-wicket haul against 9 teams in Tests

BAN vs AUS: Shakib Al Hasan becomes fourth bowler in history to take 5-wicket haul against 9 teams in Tests

Ergo, with a fifty-plus score and a fi-fer in the same Test, the No. 1 ranked Test all-rounder, stands second on the list with eight such doubles in the same Test. Leading the chart is England great Ian Botham (8) which he had achieved in 102 innings.  

Aug 28, 2017, 18:31 PM IST