Dale Steyn overview

Dale Willem Steyn is a South African professional cricketer who represents the South African national cricket team. He is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. During the 2007/08 season Steyn achieved a tally of 78 wickets at an average of 16.24 and was subsequently rewarded with the ICC 2008 Test Cricketer of the Year Award. Steyn dominated the number one spot in the ICC Test rankings during the peak of his career, for a record 263 weeks between 2008 and 2014. Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan sits next on the list with 214 weeks. In terms of days, Steyn has spent 2,356 days at the top as of 6 October 2016, the most by any bowler since World War II. The South African legend made his IPL debut against the CSK - Chennai at M Chinnaswamy stadium on 28th April 2008. Since his debut, he has played 92 test matches and has grabbed 96 wickets with 3/8 being his best figures. His economy rate in IPL stands at 6.77.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 93 119 27 1251 76 13.6 2824 44.3 0 0 2 124 36
ODI 125 51 12 365 60 9.36 562 64.95 0 0 1 35 9
T20 47 12 6 21 5 3.5 26 80.77 0 0 0 35 9
IPL 95 37 15 167 19 7.59 160 104.38 0 0 0 14 3

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 93 171 18608 10077 439 7/51 11/60 3.25 22.95 42.39 26 5
ODI 125 124 6256 5088 196 6/39 6/39 4.88 25.96 31.92 3 0
T20 47 47 1015 1175 64 4/9 4/9 6.95 18.36 15.86 0 0
IPL 95 95 2176 2508 97 3/8 3/8 6.92 25.86 22.43 0 0

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