Thursday, 27 June 2013

Dale Steyn - Stats at age of 30 and 65 Tests

Dale Steyn celebrates his 30th Birthday on 27th June 2013. He is the premier fast bowler for South Africa for around a decade in both Tests and ODIs. He has been sensational in Test Cricket and been the best in the business for many years now. Since his debut he has thrashed any batting order in any conditions on any pitch.
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Dale Steyn has taken 332 wickets in 65 Test Matches at a phenomenal average of 22.65 and Strike Rate of 41.10
Some stats involving Dale Steyn
Most Test Wickets after 65 Test Matches
340 – Muttiah Muralitharan
335 – Dennis Lillee
332 – DALE STEYN/Sir Richard Hadlee
324 – Malcolm Marshall
Most Test Wickets before age of 30
412 – Muttiah Muralitharan
355 – Harbhajan Singh
343 – Sir Ian Botham
332 – DALE STEYN/Waqar Younis
Best Bowling Strike Rate
(Minimum of 100 Test Wickets)
34.1 – George Lohmann
41.1 – DALE STEYN
41.6 – Sydney Barnes
43.4 – Waqar Younis
45.1 – Johnny Briggs
Most Test Wickets for South Africa
421 – Shaun Pollock
390 – Makhaya Ntini
332 – DALE STEYN
330 – Allan Donald
287 – Jacques Kallis
Most Test Wickets since Steyn’s Debut
332 – DALE STEYN
274 – James Anderson
268 – Muttiah Muralitharan
227 – Harbhajan Singh
222 – Graeme Swann