Dale Steyn: Test milestones

2018-12-26 11:40
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Centurion - Milestones on Dale Steyn's progress to become South Africa's leading Test wicket-taker.

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December 2004: Test debut against England in Port Elizabeth. A fast late-swinging delivery to bowl Michael Vaughan shows his potential, but it takes him another two years to become an established member of the Test team

April 2006: First five-wicket haul, 5-47 v New Zealand, Centurion

November 2007: First 10-wicket match haul, 10-93 v New Zealand, Johannesburg

January 2008: 100th wicket in 20th Test, Junaid Siddique (Bangladesh), Chittagong

February 2010: Career-best innings figures, 7-51 v India, Nagpur

June 2010: 200th wicket in 39th Test, Sulaiman Benn (West Indies), Port-of-Spain

January 2013: 300th wicket in 61st Test, Doug Bracewell (New Zealand), Cape Town

February 2013: Career-best match figures, 11-60 v Pakistan, Johannesburg

July 2015: 400th wicket in 80th Test, Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh), Mirpur

December 2018: 422nd wicket in 89th Test, Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Centurion

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