newscricket3 months ago

Cape Town ball-tampering fiasco was like a cry for help, reveals Dale Steyn

South African fast bowler, Dale Steyn has claimed that the Cape Town ball-tampering scandal was more like a “cry for help” due to the imbalance that nowadays exists between ball and bat. Steyn feels that the rules of the game need to be changed in order to restore the balance to the game of cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

Don’t see myself playing white ball cricket for South Africa after World Cup 2019, reveals Dale Steyn

South African pacer, Dale Steyn has revealed that he will be retiring from the shorter formats of the game after playing in the World Cup next year. Steyn has mentioned the age factor affecting his participation although, he is willing to play red-ball cricket for as long as possible.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dale Steyn picks Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in his dream Test XI

Dale Steyn has put together his all-time Dream Test XI and has included two Indian batsmen - Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar as part of the list. The set of players also include the likes of former South Africa skipper Graeme Smith and legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne as well.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Dale Steyn's comeback gives cricket fans one more chance to celebrate a great career

In the mid-December 2017, when CSA had announced that the time was for Dale Steyn to dust off his old whites to take on India, there was a sense of hope in the air. Leaving behind the troubles of the past, for the first time in more than one year, SA had a full strength team to choose from.
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newscricket4 months ago

Dale Steyn makes comeback into South Africa Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Dale Steyn makes his long-awaited return to the South African Test squad as the Proteas prepare to travel to Sri Lanka to play Two Test matches, five ODIs, and one T20I in July. The Proteas squad will be led by skipper Faf du Plessis and this will be the first match after AB de Villiers' retirement.
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featurecricket5 months ago

Is affronting opponents leading to misplaced aggression in Cricket?

Despite cricket being touted as the ‘Gentleman’s Game’ since its inception, every once in a while a player has come who would change its entire definition with his flamboyance and attitude. It has often been that persona, which people fell in love with and the next generation trying to imitate.
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newscricket6 months ago

Dale Steyn joins English county Hampshire for 2018 season

After being overlooked during the 2018 IPL auction, South African seamer Dale Steyn has signed up for English county cricket side Hampshire for the 2018 season as announced today. Steyn has been out of the cricket field for three months after sustaining an injury in the India Test series in January.
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newscricket6 months ago

Dale Steyn targeting comeback to competitive cricket in June

Dale Steyn, who has been out of action due to a heel injury, is targeting a comeback to competitive cricket in June with a County stint for Hampshire. Steyn has also revealed that he can get through 12 to 15 overs in a day but that’s not good enough for competitive cricket at the highest level.
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newscricket7 months ago

Sandpapergate | Cricketing fraternity reacts to Cameron Bancroft's ball-tampering act and Steve Smith's blatant admission

Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft have shamefully admitted that they purposefully tried to alter the condition of the ball in the third Test against SA, after the incident was captured by the camera. The cricketing fraternity is completely shocked by the act and let their anger come out on Twitter.
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newscricket7 months ago

Dale Steyn ruled out of the third Test against Australia

Dale Steyn has ruled himself out of SA's third Test against Australia which starts on Thursday as he is still recovering from the injury that he had sustained during the team's home Test against India. Steyn, however, is expected to make a comeback for the fourth Test against Australia.
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