Steyn may turn out for SA 'A' in England

2017-04-18 09:58
Dale Steyn (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn may play for the South Africa 'A' side in a series against England 'A'.

Steyn, 33, is still integral to the Proteas pace attack heading into their Test series against England starting in July.

The paceman has been injured since November last year after sustaining a shoulder injury in Perth during the Australian Test series, which required surgery.

He sat out of this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to focus on regaining his fitness for the bumper South African cricket season ahead.

According to SuperSport, Steyn is now preparing to be included in the SA 'A' side for the games against England.

"My rehab is going well. I have done deep training for a month or so," said Steyn

"I am running fit and planning to go on the South Africa 'A' trip in June."

The SA 'A' team will play three 50 overs matches against the England Lions as well as a four-day unofficial Test matches.

Steyn needs four Test wickets to reach 421 and tie former paceman Shaun Pollock as the leading South African wicket-taker in Tests.

The Proteas are scheduled to play three ODIs, three Twenty20 internationals and four Tests in the UK during a tour that stretches into August.

The first Test between England and South Africa begins on July 6 at Lord's.

Read more on:    proteas  |  dale steyn  |  cricket


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Saturday, 01 February 2020
South Africa XI v England XI, Paarl 10:00
Tuesday, 04 February 2020
South Africa v England, , Cape Town 13:00
Friday, 07 February 2020
South Africa v England, , Durban 13:00
Previous Results

Date Match Result

Who will win the 4-Test series between hosts South Africa and visitors England over Xmas, New Year and into January 2020?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.