Steyn claimed his 400th Test wicket in just 16643 deliveries at an average of 22.50 and economy of 3.25 runs. No other bowler has taken 400 wickets in less than  20000 balls ever.

Here are few facts about 'Steyn Gun' that will impress you...

1. Steyn playing his 80th Test become the 13th member of the elite club of 400 Test wickets.

2. Steyn become the joint second fastest bowler to get 400 Test wickets, equaling Richard Hadlee's 80 matches.

3. He is second to Shaun Pollock, who is the only other South African to cross the 400-mark, taking 421 wickets before retiring in 2008.

4. South Africa have won or drawn more than three quarters of the Tests Steyn has played - 61 out of 79 matches.

5. In one of the most devastating spells in Test cricket, Steyn rattled Pakistan helping South Africa bundle them out for 49 with breathtaking figures of 6 wickets for 8 runs in February 2013.

6. Dale Steyn claimed 78 wickets in Tests at an average of 16.24 in 2007/08 season.

7. Dale is the only fast bowler who has taken five-wicket haul against all Test playing nations.

8. He is one of only three currently active cricketers to achieve the feat, joining India spinner Harbhajan Singh and England pacer James Anderson.

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