Editorials
1 minute read
2 Sep 2021
6:40 am

Farewell to one of SA’s cricket greats, Dale Steyn

Editorials

He is a man of passion – and he left his heart and soul on the pitch every time he played.

Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn has spoken about the reasons why he decided to retire from cricket at this point in his life. Picture: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images

One of the most daunting sights in any modern sporting arena must surely have been, from a batsman’s point of view, watching Dale Steyn steaming in to deliver another of his deadly guided missiles at you. And that would be closely followed by his face, glowering at yours in celebration. Steyn is a man of passion – and he left his heart and soul on the pitch every time he played. With his announcement that he is retiring, it goes without saying that we salute his amazing record as South Africa’s leading Test wicket-taker … 439 in just 93 matches....