Dale Steyn.

South Africa pace great Dale Steyn on Wednesday apologised for his criticism of the Indian Premier League.

“IPL has been nothing short of amazing in my career, as well as other players too. My words were never intended to be degrading, insulting, or comparing of any leagues. Social media and words out of context can often do that,” Steyn tweeted.

Steyn had said that this was one of the reasons why he had not featured regularly in the event.

“I think when you go to the IPL, there are such big squads and so many big names and so much emphasis on maybe the amount of money players earn and everything like that, so sometimes, somewhere down the line, cricket gets forgotten,” Steyn, who was part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad in the last IPL held in the UAE, had stated.


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