3762 days ago
In the Johannesburg Test against Pakistan, Dale Steyn bagged the most inexpensive ten-for ever by a South African bowler in Tests: he gave away only 60 for his 11 wickets, which, in terms of runs conceded, was 31% lower than the next best, Peter Pollock’s 10 for 87 against England in 1965. The win was the 33rd in Steyn’s Test career, which is exactly as many as Allan Donald achieved in his career, but Steyn has 38 more wickets from those matches. That match-winning act was also a quick reminder that, after a slightly below-par 2012 - he took 39 wickets in ten Tests at 29.71 - he is back at his best in 2013.
Intitially, I thought he has taken 10 wickets in a single innings!!! But still, this is incredible. Hats off.