Mumbai: Dale Steyn is regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers to have played the game. Thanks to his greatness, he often gets compared to other pacers of the current generation. Not long back, a fan took to social space and tweeted which caught the attention of the ex-South African pacer. The fan claimed that India’s pace spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah is better than Steyn. To that, Steyn came up with a brilliant response.
“I’m sure he is, I’m retired,” Steyn’s response read.
Im sure he is, I’m retired.
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) April 12, 2022
Steyn was a part of the South African side in 93 Tests, 125 ODIs and 47 T20Is. He nearly ended up with 700 international wickets. the pacer announced his retirement last year bring an end to an illustrious career.
Meanwhile, Bumrah is part of the ongoing IPL 2022 and is the leader of the Mumbai Indians pace attack. Mumbai are yet to open their account after four matches and Bumrah has still gone on to claim that the team is not under any pressure.
“I don’t think we are struggling to find the right playing XI but you have to understand that in T20s, the matchups change according to the scenarios and the wickets. We are trying to do that and once we have some success, we will have more clarity,” Bumrah said.
Mumbai take on Punjab on Wednesday and Mumbai would hope to register their first win of the season and keep their playoff hopes alive.