Dale Willem Steyn is a South African Bowler born on June 27, 1983. As a cricketer, Steyn used to plays in Tests, T20 Internationals and One Day International cricket for South Africa. Dale started playing cricket at the age of eleven and participated in domestic cricket. Steyn is recognized as a right arm fastest bowler with his ability to ball at speed of around 145-150 km/h. ICC test ranking shows that Steyn is the number one test bowler in the world achieving the 900+ points benchmark in 2011.
Dale Steyn is as well rewarded with the ICC 2008 Test Cricketer of the Year Award and was also named as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2013 and 2014. Recently, Dale has also made a cameo appearance in the Hollywood movie Blended which is certainly indicates that we will soon be seeing him in more films. In his outside the cricket ground life, Dale Steyn has been dating actress Jeanne Kietzmann for a number of years now.
Dale Steyn Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Dale Willem Steyn
- Nicknames: Steyn Gun, Steyn Remover, Phalaborwa Express
- Date of Birth: June 27, 1983
- Occupation: Professional Cricketer
- Birthplace: Phalaborwa, Transvaal Province, South Africa
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- T20I Debut: November 23, 2007 Vs New Zealand
- Test Debut: December 27, 2004 Vs England
- ODI Debut: August 17, 2005 Vs Asia XI
Dale Steyn Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 10″ (1.79 m)
- Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
- Shoe Size: N/A
Dale Steyn Interesting Facts:
- Before discovering cricket, Steyn used to enjoy bass fishing as a child.
- He is the fastest South African bowler to reach 100 wickets in Test matches.
- Dale Steyn is currently the only bowler in international cricket who has taken five-wicket haul against every test playing nation.