The upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 is less than a month away, and the fever has finally started to take a grip in the mind of the cricket lovers. England and Wales will host the 12th edition of the premier tournament beginning on May 30 with host England taking on South Africa in the tournament opener at the Oval.
The 12th edition of the quadrennial tournament is the most open tournament in its history as many teams are in line to lift the illustrious trophy. Meanwhile, this World Cup will witness many players across the ten teams making their debut in the World Cup. On the contrary, it will be the last major tournament for a handful of cricketers.
On that context, let us take a look at the cricketers who will play their last ICC World Cup:
World Cup record: M 14 Overs 115 Runs 538 Wkts 23 BB 5/50 Avg 23.39 Econ 4.67 SR 30
South Africa will depend on their pace attack- regarded one of the best in the world, to end their barren run in the ICC events. Although they boast some exciting talents, the experience of Dale Steyn will come in handy in this high-voltage games. However, the 36-year-old sustained a slight niggle while plying his trade in the Indian Premier League.
While it is likely that Steyn will regain his fitness, there is no official statement from Cricket South Africa about the status of his injury. A fast bowler in the purest form, Steyn will look to make the most out of his experience and help the Proteas end their jinx.