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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 236 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 74 85 17 824 40 12.11 1646 50.06 0 0 126 2 19 0
ODIs 109 41 16 246 32* 9.84 327 75.22 0 0 24 5 30 0
T20Is 39 5 3 16 8* 8.00 13 123.07 0 0 2 1 5 0
First-class 111 133 23 1571 82* 14.28 3138 50.06 0 4 39 0
List A 138 53 19 351 35 10.32 423 82.97 0 0 32 12 36 0
Twenty20 159 41 22 185 23* 9.73 157 117.83 0 0 15 6 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 74 136 14175 7392 253 6/23 8/196 29.21 3.12 56.0 14 6 0
ODIs 109 106 5412 4468 181 5/21 5/21 24.68 4.95 29.9 7 2 0
T20Is 39 39 832 1022 45 4/17 4/17 22.71 7.37 18.4 2 0 0
First-class 111 20340 10737 390 6/23 27.53 3.16 52.1 21 13 2
List A 138 133 6645 5475 215 5/21 5/21 25.46 4.94 30.9 8 3 0
Twenty20 159 157 3526 4366 174 4/17 4/17 25.09 7.42 20.2 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 England v South Africa at Lord's, May 29, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 14, 2015 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 England v South Africa at Lord's, May 29, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Lucia Zouks v Barbados Tridents at Gros Islet, Jul 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/15 South Africa v England Lord's 29 May 2017 ODI # 3874
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
2/82, 40, 3/50 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
0*, 2/62 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253
2/52 Titans v Cape Cobras Cape Town 24 Feb 2017 LA
0/53 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 17 Feb 2017 LA
0/42 Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
12, 2/67 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
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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May 23, 2017

Morne Morkel bowls during South Africa practice, Headingley, May 23, 2017

Morne Morkel bowls during South Africa practice

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May 21, 2017

JP Duminy and Morne Morkel set the field, Northamptonshire v South Africans, Northampton, May 21, 2017

JP Duminy and Morne Morkel set the field

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Mar 28, 2017

Morne Morkel was frustrated that his excellent control couldn't get him more wickets, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 4th day, March 28, 2017

Morne Morkel was frustrated that his excellent control couldn't get him more wickets

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tour Results
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Jan 30, 2009
South Africa won by 39 runs
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 26, 2009
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 71 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 23, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Australia v South Africa at Hobart - Jan 18, 2009
Australia won by 5 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Jan 16, 2009
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
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