@DaleSteyn62 #DaleSteyn #ProteaFire #Cricket #SouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/kUjTixoSAs, — Jason Maidwell (@JayMasterJ1) August 5, 2019. Steyn’s outswinger didn’t necessarily deviate a great deal. Dale Steyn and his outswinger have been a compelling sight in the game. Steyn was last seen in action during the Pakistan Super League with 2-time champions Islamabad United. If you have an interesting cricket story and cricket News or find a cricket video worth watching on Youtube, let Cricflare team know. The enormous holes at the top of the Indian order, “It’s Tottenham” – why nothing ever changes for sorry Spurs. Five of the best: Dale Steyn’s spell from hell in Tests Dale Steyn is the only fast bowler to have taken a five-wicket haul against nine Test-playing nations. India had scored a mammoth 627 in the first Test match of the series and the result was a predictable draw. Dale Steyn names Sachin, Dravid, Ponting in his list of best batsmen he played against South Africa speedster Dale Steyn was having an Q&A session on Twitter, where he said that compatriot Kagiso Rabada and Australia's Pat Cummins were having the best bowling action amongst pacers. Explained: Why is RJD veteran Shivanand Tiwari silent? Steyn took part in an #AskDale session on Twitter and a fan ended up asked him about the best batsman that he had ever bowled against. The opening batsman facing Steyn at the beginning of the innings knew what was coming. Due to his ferocious bowling spell, Pakistan were bundled for just 49 in 29 overs. Steyn was not willing to take that kind of risk. The length and line were already demanding. Dale Steyn and his outswinger have been a compelling sight in the game. The late swing would make it impossible. Steyn finished his illustrious Test career with 439 wickets in 93 outings to bow out as the highest wicket-taker for his country in red-ball cricket. “KG has probably the smoothest easiest action to generate pace. Steyn also picked Australian speedster Pat Cummins as his close favourite bowler. “No, never,” came his reply. CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. Not just any outswinger, however, but the one bowled so expertly and so consistently by the South African fast bowling great. South African quick Dale Steyn announced his retirement from Test cricket on August 5, 2019 in an attempt to prolong his injury-ravaged career. Armed with a new ball, and squaring up against a righthander, Steyn was often unplayable. Many other bowls it, of course, yet none deliver a more menacing version. “Did you at any stage worry about losing your outswinger?” he was asked in an interview with The Cricket Monthly. Steyn, D W - Test Cricket, profile, statistical overview, batting graphs, bowling graphs, performances by ground, performances by opponent, performances by year, performances by series, performances by batting position, analysis of dismissals, list of innings, partnership records, man of match awards He scored his runs mostly off the back foot and his driving off the front foot was seen as a glaring weakness that opponents were beginning to exploit. Required fields are marked *. However, an inspired opening spell from Dale Steyn where he snared Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid left India in huge trouble. In other words, Steyn’s outswinger was more likely to take a batsman’s wicket than Shane Warne’s flipper, for example, or Muttiah Muralitharan’s doosra, or any other delivery in cricket’s long history. But getting wickets with the new ball was his main strength and he did that better than any other bowler. Your email address will not be published. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. It is India’s second-lowest Test total at home till date. “Shoaib Akhtar and Dale Steyn are my bowling idols. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. Gauri Khan: Proud of Suhana for standing up for herself, We tried Xiaomi’s flagship Mi 10T Pro, here’s what we think so far, Pandemic Fallout: Home to Thugs & Chor Bizarre, Delhi loses a landmark in Hotel Broadway, Sisodia lauds school as 5 students crack IIT, 22 qualify NEET, Poor can now easily get loans from banks: PM, Salary delay: 5,000 doctors go on strike to support protests in Delhi, UP: 16-yr-old girl jumps to death ‘over sexual harassment’, one held, UP: 5 held for murder of Amity student during carjacking, Waste-to-power plant launched at Ghazipur market, UP: Bhojpuri singer hit by bullet at birthday party of BJP leader’s son, probe ordered, Kejriwal: Claim that govt owes MCDs Rs 13,000 cr false, Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Statutory provisions on reporting (sexual offenses), This website follows the DNPA’s code of conduct.