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November 17, 2019
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Dale Steyn becomes top ‘non-Asian bowler’ in Asia

GALLE: South African speedster Dale Steyn made another record to his name on Asian soil, as he becomes most wickets taking non-Asian bowler on Asia continent.

As South Africa’s thrilling tour to Sri Lanka continues, Dale Steyn made another record to his name while playing first test of the tour.

 Steyn, 31 year old bowler played the vital role in the victory over Sri Lanka when he took nine wickets in the match.

He accomplished this milestone by bowling out Kaushal Silva in the second inning. Now he leads the table with 80 wickets ahead of great West Indian bowler Courtney Walsh who took 77 wickets in Asia in his carrier.

Steyn so far played 73 test in which he took 371 wickets for South Africa.