"It Scared My Mom": Dale Steyn On 'Attempted' Break-Ins At His Home
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“It Scared My Mom”: Dale Steyn On ‘Attempted’ Break-Ins At His Home

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South African veteran paceman Dale Steyn had conveyed some important message to the bowling department of the Indian cricket team ahead of the Test series against Australia/Getty Images

The level three of lockdown in South Africa, which saw ban on alcohol being lifted, has seen crime rates surging in the country. South Africa fast bowling legend Dale Steyn has allegedly been a victim to the increasing crime rates in the country as intruders have tried to break-in at his house.

According to a report in businesstech.co.za, with the sale of alcohol since the beginning of lockdown level 3, in June, has ushered an unwanted surge in reported deaths after a lull between March and May. This was revealed by police minister Bheki Cele during a press briefing at the Jabulani Hostel in Soweto on Tuesday.

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Dale Steyn. (Credits: Getty)

Dale Steyn: They Destroyed My Friends Car, Scared My Mom

Dale Steyn in a tweet said that the pandemic situation has pushed people into desperation. There were three attempted break-ins made to his place, one of which scared his mom as she was alone at home. He also added that some miscreants broke his friend’s car.

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Dale Steyn (Photo by Shaun Roy/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

“3 attempted break ins since Friday at my house. Yesterday they destroyed my friends car and tonight scared the hell outa my mom who was alone at home. Rona definitely pushing people into desperation and I realize this tweet helps fuck all. Stay safe people,” Dale Steyn tweeted.

Steyn, however, later shared picture of his pets and called them ‘watch dogs’.

On personal front, Steyn has been interacting with fans on Twitter and doing some Instagram live sessions. He has shifted his focus to limited-overs after calling time on a injury marred Test career. Steyn has picked up 164 wickets in ODIs and T20s.