Dale Steyn proved why he is world's best bowler in game vs New Zealand, says Faf du Plessis

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn bowled an excellent last over to help his side successfully defend their first innings total of 170/6 against New Zealand at Chittagong on Monday, who needed just seven runs off the last over to win.

updated: March 25, 2014 15:17 IST
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Chittagong, Bangladesh: South African captain Faf du Plessis praised Dale Steyn as the world's best bowler after the ice-cool paceman kept his nerve to deny New Zealand in a last-ball thriller at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

The Black Caps, chasing a target of 171 runs on Monday, needed just seven runs from the final over with five wickets in hand and big-hitting Ross Taylor at the crease, unbeaten on 62. (Read: Steyn becomes first South African bowler to take 50 wickets in T20Is)

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