Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 262 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, St Lucia Zouks, Titans, Yorkshire

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Relation Father - A Morkel, Brother - M Morkel, Brother - JA Morkel

Morne Morkel
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 74 85 17 824 40 12.11 1646 50.06 0 0 126 2 19 0
ODIs Insights on odi 112 43 17 246 32* 9.46 328 75.00 0 0 24 5 30 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 6 4 16 8* 8.00 14 114.28 0 0 2 1 5 0
First-class 111 133 23 1571 82* 14.28 3138 50.06 0 4 39 0
List A 141 55 20 351 35 10.02 424 82.78 0 0 32 12 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 160 42 23 185 23* 9.73 158 117.08 0 0 15 6 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 74 136 14175 7392 253 6/23 8/196 29.21 3.12 56.0 14 6 0
ODIs Insights on odi 112 109 5532 4555 186 5/21 5/21 24.48 4.94 29.7 7 2 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 40 40 856 1065 45 4/17 4/17 23.66 7.46 19.0 2 0 0
First-class 111 20340 10737 390 6/23 27.53 3.16 52.1 21 13 2
List A 141 136 6765 5562 220 5/21 5/21 25.28 4.93 30.7 8 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 160 158 3550 4409 174 4/17 4/17 25.33 7.45 20.4 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 25-29, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bengaluru, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI India v South Africa at The Oval, Jun 11, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I England v South Africa at Taunton, Jun 23, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 25-29, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A India v South Africa at The Oval, Jun 11, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s England v South Africa at Taunton, Jun 23, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0*, 0/43 South Africa v England Taunton 23 Jun 2017 T20I # 615
0, 1/38 South Africa v India The Oval 11 Jun 2017 ODI # 3886 Insights on
0*, 3/18 South Africa v Pakistan Birmingham 7 Jun 2017 ODI # 3881 Insights on
1/31 South Africa v Sri Lanka The Oval 3 Jun 2017 ODI # 3877 Insights on
0/15 South Africa v England Lord's 29 May 2017 ODI # 3874 Insights on
2/32 Sth Africans v Northants Northampton 21 May 2017 LA
1/38 Sth Africans v Sussex Hove 19 May 2017 LA
9*, 4/100 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257 Insights on
2/82, 40, 3/50 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255 Insights on
0*, 2/62 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253 Insights on
Profile

An out-and-out fast bowler, Morne Morkel stands at 1.96 metres tall and his height allows him to generate steepling and awkward bounce. At the peak of his powers, he used a combination of speed - in the upper 140 kph range - and skill to form part of South Africa's most potent pace pack. 

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Jun 11, 2017

Morne Morkel claimed the wicket of Rohit Sharma, India v South Africa, Champions Trophy 2017, Group B, The Oval, London, June 11, 2017

Morne Morkel claimed the wicket of Rohit Sharma

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Jun 7, 2017

Morne Morkel removed Pakistan's openers in the same over, Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston, June 7, 2017

Morne Morkel removed Pakistan's openers in the same over

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Jun 3, 2017

Morne Morkel lets out a roar after giving South Africa their first breakthrough,  Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval, June 3, 2017

Morne Morkel lets out a roar after giving South Africa their first breakthrough

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tournament Results
Bangladesh v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 22, 2012
Pakistan won by 2 runs
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 20, 2012
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 17 balls remaining) (D/L method)
India v Pakistan at Dhaka - Mar 18, 2012
India won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Bangladesh v India at Dhaka - Mar 16, 2012
Bangladesh won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Mar 15, 2012
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 61 balls remaining)
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