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Dale Steyn names his favorite bowling spells. Speed Gun, Dale Steyn reveals his favorite bowling spells of his bowling life.
Dale Steyn was having a question-answer session on Twitter. He answered many questions asked by fans.
Dale Steyn debuted against England in December 2004. Speed Gun played 93 test matches, 125 ODI, and 47 T20I for his team. He picked 439, 196 and 64 wickets respectively.
Dale Steyn is the leading wicket-taker for South Africa in test matches.
During the question-answer session on Twitter, a fan asked about his favorite bowling spell.
Steyn replied, his favorite bowling spell is 7-51 against India in Nagpur and 6-8 against Pakistan at Wanderers.
Nagpur (7 against India) and wanderers (6 against Pakistan) https://t.co/GHBIcfU6Zd
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) April 12, 2020
In Nagpur, South Africa batted first and post a mammoth total 558-6. Hashim Amla went on to score a double century 253 Not-Out. Apart from Amla Jacques Kallis scored a ton (173) too.
In reply, India posted a mere 233 runs in the first innings. Dale Steyn was the pick of the bowler as he took 7 wickets in the first innings.
Steyn Picked up the wickets like Sachin Tendulkar, Murali Vijay, S Badrinath, W Saha, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer, and Amit Mishra.
Speed Gun also claimed 3 wickets in the second innings. Steyn took a total of 10 wickets in this match.
South Africa won the match by an innings and 6 runs.
Dale Steyn’s second favorite bowling spell comes against Pakistan. The first match of the series played between South Africa and Pakistan in 2013 at Wanderers.
South Africa batted first and post only 253 on the scoreboard. Jacques Kallis tops the list in the highest run-getter. Kallis scored a half-century in the first innings. Mohammad Hafeez picked 4 wickets.
In the reply, Pakistan bowled out for a mere 49 runs. Dale Steyn picks 6 wickets at the expanse of just 8 runs.
Steyn Picked up the wickets likes Younis Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Nasir Jamshed, Saeed Ajmal, and Rahat Ali.
South Africa batted in the second innings and declared the innings on 275-3. AB De Villiers scored a quickfire ton ( 103 runs at 117 balls).
Dale Steyn Picked the five-wicket haul in the second innings. Pakistan all-out for 268 runs in the second innings. South Africa won by 211 runs.
Dale Steyn was adjudged the Match of the Player as he took 11 wickets in that test match.
So, here was the Dale Steyn favorite bowling spell in his life.
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