Dale Steyn was born in South Africa on June 27th, 1983.
He was a Right-arm fast bowler.
Remarkably, he took 5 wickets in an innings on 26 occasions in Test match cricket, in 93 Test matches.
Impressively, he has played for 17 Domestic teams, most notably; Essex, Watwickshie, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrise Hyderabad, Glamorgan, Hampshire and Melbourne Stars.
He retired from cricket in August, 2021.
“When you are in the company of greatness, there is only one thing to do: to raise your game.”- Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn- Former Cricketer (Nitty Gritty)
“I very rarely get to enjoy doing nothing.”- Dale Steyn
“In my opinion Test cricket is the best version of this game. It tests you mentally, physically, emotionally.”- Dale Steyn
“There have been a few times when I wondered if I was ever going to take a wicket, but you never give up.”- Dale Steyn
“I enjoy taking wickets more than most people can understand. I’m addicted to the feeling.”- Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn- Former Cricketer (What set him apart)
“When you don’t have sport, it’s like, oh, what do we fall back onto? And I think Nelson Mandela was the first person to really say that: sport unites people in a way that nothing else does. And if you take sport away, then I don’t know really what we have.”- Dale Steyn
“I never want to restrict myself and say I’m at my ultimate peak, I’m always looking to take myself to a higher level.”- Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn- Former Cricketer (Final Thoughts)
“AB de Villiers is probably my favourite cricketer, he is an incredible batter and a good friend.”- Dale Steyn
“It’s enough to play for South Africa and take wickets for South Africa, and then I managed to get 400. I never thought that that would happen.”- Dale Steyn