- Chelsea FC cleansed the timeline after they wished South African cricketer Dale Steyn a happy retirement from the sport
- Steyn took to social media to announce his retirement from all forms of cricket and fans were in awe
- Social media users flooded Chelsea's comment section, talking about how much they look up to the legendary Proteas star
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Dale Steyn, a Proteas legend and one of the best fast bowlers in history, has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Steyn, who is now 38 years old, is the country's all-time best wicket-taker in test cricket with 439 wickets in 93 appearances.
Steyn is a huge Chelsea fan and his team recognised him for his efforts. Taking to social media, the club decided to wish Steyn a happy retirement. They captioned their post:
"Wishing Chelsea supporter and cricketing great @DaleSteyn62 the very best in his retirement!"
Mzansi social media users were happy to see that Steyn was being honoured by the current European champions and one of the biggest clubs in the world.
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Check out the different reactions to the post below:
"He's the king, the best fast bowler of the century."
"One of the greatest bowlers to ever play the beautiful game. What a gesture this is by Chelsea. The club winning trophies and hearts alike."
"What a player he was. One of the best seam bowlers of all time."
"All the best Dale, I watched you for many years ripping through defences."
"I had the pleasure to watch Steyn-Remover do magic on our crease... I am glad he is a Blue as well."
"What a bowler he was! Tried to copy his bowling style a lot in my childhood. Happy retirement, Dale."
Mzansi is not impressed with Mark Boucher's apology
In other cricket news, Briefly News reported that many on social media have ignored Proteas coach Mark Boucher's apologies to the nation for his role in alleged racial slurs directed at former black colleagues in the national side and have demanded his dismissal.
Boucher made headlines last month when former teammate Paul Adams accused him of being one of the white players who called him "brown s**t" during the CSA's transformation hearings.
Boucher said that Adams was called "brown s**t" in a Monday apology, but denied coining the term. He requested the opportunity to speak with former players about the racism claims one-on-one because the racist and exclusionary testimonies have tarnished his name.