Dale Steyn will play for Candy Taskers in LPL 2020
The much-awaited Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) is coming to an end with a lot of drama. The LPL was threatened when one by one the foreign players withdrew their names. English pacer Liam Plunkett was supposed to play for the Candy Taskers. But at the last minute, Liam Plunkett withdrew his name from LPL 2020 and Dale Steyn got a chance to play for Candy Taskers in LPL 2020.
Before the start of the tournament, T20 specialists like Lasith Malinga, Chris Gayle, Ravi Bopara, Sarfaraz Ahmed, David Miller, Faf du Plessis, David Malan, Wahab Riaz withdrew their names from the LPL 2020. A few people including Tamim-Riyadh also got offers from Bangladesh. However, they did not respond to Bangabandhu’s offer for the T20 Cup.
In a tweet confirming Stein’s inclusion, Candy wrote, “Stein is one of the best pacers of all time. We are thrilled that he has joined Candy Taskers. ”
However, the time is not going well at all with Stan Song. He played in the recently concluded IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Spent most of the time on the side bench. Got a chance in 3 matches. However, the 36-year-old fast bowler could not do justice to the name. He managed to take only 1 wicket at the cost of 133 runs.
For South Africa, legend Dale Steyn has taken 43 wickets in 93 Tests, 196 in 125 ODIs and 64 wickets in 46 Twenty20 matches.