One of the greatest fast bowlers in modern day cricket, Dale Steyn has been a backbone of South Africa’s bowling attack in all formats especially test matches. In the past 2 to 3 years, he has been struggling with injuries. With 2 test match series against Sri Lanka to be played from 12th July 2018, the fast bowler has been included in the squad.
Dale Steyn made his test debut for South Africa against England on 17th December 2004. So far in his test career, the fast bowler has taken 419 wickets from 86 test matches with an economy of 3.22 runs per over. During his test career so far, Dale Steyn has picked 5 wickets in an innings 26 times and 10 wickets in a match 5 times.
Steyn made his ODI debut for Africa XI against Asia XI on 17th August 2005. He has played so far 116 One day internationals and taken 180 wickets with an economy of 4.94. The South African bowler played his last ODI against South Africa in 2016. He has taken 5 wickets in a match 3 times.
In the shortest format, Dale Steyn made his debut against New Zealand on 23rd November 2007. Steyn has played so far 58 wickets from 42 matches with an economy of 6.71 runs per over with 2 four wickets haul.
Here we look at the top 10 performances of Dale Steyn in international cricket