Dale Steyn announces retirement from all forms of the game.

South-African legend fast bowler, Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from all forms of the game. He announced his retirement via twitter on tuesday afternoon. As Steyn was not getting any chances in the national squad after his retirement from Test Cricket in August 2019. Due to this he has decided to walk away from the game.

Dale Steyn was also known as Steyn-gun. He has played a crucial part in his national side. He featured in 93 Tests (439 wickets), 125 ODIs (196 wickets) and 47 T20Is (64 wickets).

The right-arm speedster is the highest wicket taker in test cricket for South Africa. One of the best fast bowlers to play the game, Steyn had 439 wickets at an average of 22.95 and strike rate of 42.3.

Steyn played his last Test in February 2019 and last ODI in March 2019. He played his last IPL match against Mumbai Indians at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Oct 28, 2020 in the RCB jersey.

Steyn took to social media to announce his retirement, saying: “Today, I officially retire from the game I love the most. Bittersweet but grateful.”

Bowling Career Summary :

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test9317118608100774397/5111/603.2522.9542.39265
ODI125124625650881966/396/394.8825.9631.9230
T20I474710151175644/94/96.9518.3615.8600
IPL959521762508973/83/86.9225.8622.4300

Batting Career Summary :

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test931192712517613.6282444.300212436
ODI1255112365609.3656264.95001359
T20I471262153.52680.7700020
IPL953715167197.59160104.38000143

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