Dale Steyn planning to retire from ODI cricket after the 2019 World Cup

Capetown, South Africa: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from one-day cricket after World Cup next year.

“I’m confident that my experience will the team during the world cup matches however after the world cup, i shall not play on behalf of South Africa” Dale Steyn has said.

Steyn, who recently suffered a frequent injury, said, “By the time I start another World Cup, I would have touched forty”.

“The top-ranked players in the South Africa team have a good playing experience, but the lower order players are less experienced. So for this reason i might end up becoming a trump card for the team. My experience will support me” he said in confidence.

The 35-year-old cricketer has played 115 ODIs and has scored 298 runs at an average of 8.28. He also has a total of 180 wickets in one-day bowling. He has 1194 runs and 421 in 88 Tests.

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