Recently South African star bowler Dale Steyn announced his retirement from Test cricket, although he There was talk of playing ODI and T20 International cricket. Despite this, he has not been selected in the squad for the next month's T20 series against India, for which he is very disappointed and has also apologized to Team India captain Virat Kohli and Indian cricket fans.
Steyn has strongly criticized the selectors for not being selected for the Twenty20 series on India tour and also apologized to Virat and the cricket fans for not being on the tour. South Africa is scheduled to play the Twenty20 and Test series in India starting on September 15. Steyn hoped that he would be selected for the Twenty20 series but the selectors announced the team with no reason to keep Steyn out.
Apologies to Virat and a billion people for thinking they not
– Dale Steyn (@ DaleSteyn62) August 13, 2019
Steyn strongly criticized the selectors for ignoring him, saying, "I kept myself available for selection but it seems that my number was lost somewhere to replace the coaching staff." He apologized to captain Virat Kohli for not going on this tour and tweeted, 'I apologize to Virat and one billion people of India that I will not be able to go on this tour.
36 year old Stan has taken 61 wickets in 44 Twenty20 matches for South Africa. He had recently announced his retirement from Test cricket, saying that he would continue playing in the small format. Cricket South Africa (CSA), who came into action after Stan's criticism, issued a statement stating that Stan was not medically fit and therefore was not selected in the Twenty20 squad.