Dale Steyn Wiki Biography: Dale Willem Steyn commonly known as Dale Steyn is a South African Cricketer who is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time. He was born in Phalaborwa, South Africa. Steyn saw many ups and downs in his early days of cricket. He made his first-class debut on 17th October 2003 for Northerns currently known as Titans.
He didn’t make much impact in his initial days but his consecutive good performance in 2004/2005 has earned him a Test Call from his national side for the England tour. Dale also plays IPL. He was signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore team in 2008 for the inaugural season of IPL. He has consistently appeared in IPL for different franchises.
|Full Name||Dale Willem Steyn|
|Date Of Birth||June 27, 1983|
|Birth Place||Phalaborwa, South Africa|
|Batting||Right Hand Batsman|
|Bowling||Right Hand Fast Bowler|
Dale Steyn marked his first class debut in 2003 for Northerns team but didn’t play much there. He played only 2 first class games there in the first season. He came back strong in 2004/05 season and made an impact by his strong performances which made selectors to consider him for England Tour so he was called to join the test squad for England Tour.
Steyn went to play in England for Essex but he didn’t make great impact there. He learned a lot from a world expert bowling coach Ian Pont. Then he returned to domestic cricket after playing for Essex. This time he made an excellent impact in the season 2005/06 which earned him a recall in the Test Squad for New Zealand series.
Dale grabbed this opportunity and cemented his position in the national test team. Then he started to play regularly for South Africa’s National Test Team and just played only a few matches for his domestic team.
Dale made his ODI debut in 2005 but cemented his place in the ODI team in 2007. He then went to England to play for Warwickshire in 2007. He made a great impact there claiming 23 Wickets in 7 matches at an average of 25.86. He also played in 50 Over Friends Provident Trophy Tournament and finished as a leading wicket taker in the tournament.
This made him a regular player for South Africa’s ODI team. Dale Steyn took retirement from Test cricket to focus on limited over cricket. He played his last on 21st February 2019 against Sri Lanka.
Dale Steyn joined the RCB Squad for the inaugural season of IPL in 2008. He remained with the squad till 2010 and then he was bought by Deccan Chargers in $1.2 million for the 2011 IPL season. He played for 2 seasons with Deccan Chargers in 2011 and 2012.
Later he joined the Sunrisers Hyderabad for three seasons from 2013 to 2015. Dale also played for Gujarat Lions for one season in 2016. Dale Steyn is currently the part of the RCB squad. He joined RCB Squad in 2019.
Dale Steyn Age, Height, Weight
Dale Steyn’s age is 37 years. Dale’s height is 5 feet 10.5 inches and weight 80 kg. His eye and hair colour is Light Brown and Dark Brown respectively.
|Height||In feet- 5 feet 10.5 inch|
In centimeter- 179.07
In meters- 1.7907
|Weight||In kilogram- 80 kg|
In Pound- 180.7 lbs
|Age in 2020||37 Years|
|Eye Colour||Light Brown|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 UK|
Dale Steyn’s Family
Dale Steyn was born June 27, 1983. He was born in Phalaborwa, South Africa. His father Name is Willem Steyn.
Dale Steyn is Married. He is married to Jeanne Kietzmann. She was his Girlfriend and later they got married to each other. Jeanne is a South African actress. She is also a fashion design graduate and a professional model.
• Dale Steyn’s favourite cricketer is Wasim Akram.
• He loves skateboarding.
• Steyn’s favourite actor is Adam Sandler.
• Steyn is also very fond of fishing.
Dale Steyn Salary and Net Worth
|Net Worth||USD 10.5 Million|
|Earnings in 2020||Not Known|
|Annual Salary||Not Known|
|Does Dale Steyn, Consume Alcohol?||Yes|
|Does Dale Steyn, Smoke Cigarettes?||No|
|Can Dale Steyn Swim?||Yes|
|Is Dale Steyn, Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is Dale Steyn, a Jogger?||Yes|
|Dale Steyn’s Hobbies||Travelling and Fishing|
|Sports||Cricket and Skateboarding|