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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.

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.  

Dale Steyn posts progress video, announces return to competitive cricket

Dale Steyn posts progress video, announces return to competitive cricket

Injured South Africa pacer Dale Steyn is all set to return to competitive cricket after a gap of nine months.

Dale Steyn may not be seen at Test level again, says Faf du Plessis

Dale Steyn may not be seen at Test level again, says Faf du Plessis

Steyn's long absence has been hurting the Proteas, especially after Vernon Philander was plagued with one as well. 

Former England captains criticise Kagiso Rabada ban

Former England captains criticise Kagiso Rabada ban

South Africa are already missing paceman Dale Steyn for the whole series with a shoulder injury and on Saturday fellow seamer Vernon Philander was taken to hospital for an x-ray after being hit on the hand during his innings of 52. The x-ray showed no bones were broken.

Virender Sehwag sends birthday wishes to Dale 'Steyn Gun' in his trademark style

Virender Sehwag sends birthday wishes to Dale 'Steyn Gun' in his trademark style

June 27 is also the birthday of legendary Kevin Pietersen as well. Sehwag wished his former Delhi Daredevils teammate as well. 

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Dale Steyn expects great finale from 'champs' Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Dale Steyn expects great finale from 'champs' Pakistan

Scripting a scintillating eight-wicket victory over host nation England at Cardiff on Wednesday, Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan stormed into the ICC Champions Trophy final.

SA vs Eng: Dale Steyn rules himself out of Test series against England, targets home season return

SA vs Eng: Dale Steyn rules himself out of Test series against England, targets home season return

Steyn has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia last November with a broken bone and he was selected in an SA `A` squad who will also tour the UK to get some much-needed match practice.

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

The South Africa-born 38-year-old confirmed his retirement from the Black Caps after an awards night on Thursday.

India vs Australia: Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn’s record of most wickets in a Test season

India vs Australia: Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn’s record of most wickets in a Test season

Despite his relatively poor form in the series, Ashwin has had a brilliant season with both bat and ball.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

Days ahead of the Test, reports emerged that the HPCA Stadium pitch has a smattering of grass, akin to those in England. But, the true nature of the pitch will only be known in the morning of Day 1.

Ind vs Aus 2017: Dale Steyn shares photograph with Ishant Shamra in traditional Indian attire

Ind vs Aus 2017: Dale Steyn shares photograph with Ishant Shamra in traditional Indian attire

Ishant swung a length ball into the batsman, which hit him right in front of the wickets and the umpire had no hesitation in raising his finger. The Ranchi crowd heard a loud roar as the pacer exhaled his frustration on sending back the young left-hander.

Ind vs Aus 2017: Kumar Sangakkara, Dale Steyn, Shoaib Akhtar hail Virat Kohli after India's 75-run win in Bengaluru

Ind vs Aus 2017: Kumar Sangakkara, Dale Steyn, Shoaib Akhtar hail Virat Kohli after India's 75-run win in Bengaluru

Virat Kohli on Tuesday called the second Test win over Australia as the best of his captaincy career, comparing his team to a snake which can sting from any direction.

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs in Johannesburg, which gave it a 3-0 series win and moved up to 107 points

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Visiting Lankans play underdogs against Proteas

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Visiting Lankans play underdogs against Proteas

With De Villiers still not fit enough to face Sri Lanka in the Tests - he is targeting a return in the one-day series which starts in late January.

IPL 2017: Franchises release big names like Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Dale Steyn for auctions

IPL 2017: Franchises release big names like Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Dale Steyn for auctions

As many as 140 cricketers, including 44 overseas players, have been retained, while 63 were let go by the eight franchises for season 10.

Australia vs South Africa: 'Uncapped' Dwaine Pretorius replaces injured Dale Steyn for rest of tour

Australia vs South Africa: 'Uncapped' Dwaine Pretorius replaces injured Dale Steyn for rest of tour

The Faf du Plessis-led side, who have already taken a 1-0 lead in the series, will play their next Test against Australia starting on November 12 at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. 

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: JP Duminy, Dean Elgar hit centuries as Proteas dominate Day 3

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: JP Duminy, Dean Elgar hit centuries as Proteas dominate Day 3

At stumps on the third day the visitors were 390 for six in their second innings, an overall lead of 388 with four wickets in hand although the injured Dale Steyn is not expected to bat.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Faf du Plessis-led South Africa were in total control of the first Test against Australia where at the end of Day 3, they were leading by 388 runs with four wickets remaining.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Visiting Proteas produce remarkable fightback on day 2

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Visiting Proteas produce remarkable fightback on day 2

At stumps on the second day, the visitors were 104 for two, an overall lead of 102.