Dale Steyn sure hosts South Africa will win Test series against India

Dale Steyn admits Indian team is strong and that 'cricket is a funny game,' but says South African pitches combined with a team that loves to play at home will make things tough for the tourists.

updated: May 15, 2013 12:28 IST
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Mumbai: Dale Steyn, the world's most feared pacer, on Tuesday backed his country South Africa to come out trumps in the three-match Test series against India to be held at the end of this year, but was also wary of the quality of the opposing batting line-up.

"We have got a pretty good Test side at the moment, to be fair, and we play quite well at home. I would like to say that we would win it. Coming to South Africa, it is a difficult place to play cricket," Dale Steyn said.

"Wickets here are lot flatter than what it is in South Africa. It does make it a little bit difficult for the Indian batsmen. (Also read: Meet 'Nasty' Steyn, a batsman's worst nightmare!)

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