Dale Steyn

Updated: February 24, 2011 12:02 IST

The most aggressive and express bowler who can bowl at the speed of 150km/hour, Dale Steyn is a right-arm fast bowler of South Africa who is currently the number one ranked Test bowler in the world. Steyn made his debut for South Africa on 17 December 2004 in the first Test of England's tour. He is the one who is capable of generating considerable swing and usually chooses to bowl with the new ball to maximise these attributes. He was subsequently rewarded with the prestigious ICC 2008 Test Cricketer of the Year Award. He has the second best strike rate of all time in Test cricket. He currently tops the Reliance ICC Rankings for Test bowlers and became the fastest South Africa to take 100 Test wickets.

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