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South-African Fast bowler Dale Steyn announces retirement from all formats of cricket

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South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Steyn, who retired from Test cricket in the year 2019, played his last international match in the form of T20 against Australia in February 2020.

Steyn has been in and out of the team for the last few years due to injury. Dale Steyn announced his retirement via social media. He wrote on his official Twitter handle, ‘Today, I am officially retiring from the sport I loved so much.

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Steyn, 38, played 93 Tests, 125 ODIs and 47 T20 Internationals for South Africa. Steyn has 439 Test wickets to his name, while he has 196 wickets in ODIs. Steyn took 64 wickets in T20Is. Dale Steyn, famous among his fans as ‘Stan Gun’, won the team with his excellent bowling in many matches.

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