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Dale Steyn

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Full Name: Dale Willem Steyn
Born: June 27 1983 , Phalaborwa
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: South Africa, Africa XI, Northerns, Titans
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast


Steyn first played for South Africa in December 2004 against England after only one season of first-class cricket. He was recalled to the national side in 2006 and claimed a five-wicket haul as New Zealand capitulated at Centurion Steyn's rise to national selection was rapid, being picked in the side for the first Test against England in December 2004 little more than a season after making his first-class debut. The gangly fast bowler finished the three-Test series with 16 wickets, and made a fine impression throughout. He followed with 3-129 in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Ju...

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