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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 61 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 71 82 15 775 40 11.56 1577 49.14 0 0 117 2 19 0
ODIs 108 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 108 130 21 1522 82* 13.96 3069 49.59 0 4 39 0
List A 133 53 19 351 35 10.32 423 82.97 0 0 32 12 35 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 71 132 13640 7098 242 6/23 8/196 29.33 3.12 56.3 13 6 0
ODIs 108 105 5388 4453 181 5/21 5/21 24.60 4.95 29.7 7 2 0
T20Is 39 39 832 1022 45 4/17 4/17 22.71 7.37 18.4 2 0 0
First-class 108 19805 10443 379 6/23 27.55 3.16 52.2 20 13 2
List A 133 128 6435 5285 210 5/21 5/21 25.16 4.92 30.6 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 South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bangalore, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 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 Warriors v Titans at Port Elizabeth, Oct 11-14, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 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
0/42 Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
12, 2/67 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
2/27 Sth Africans v CA XI Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
3, 3/54, 36, 0/15 Titans v Warriors Port Elizabeth 11 Oct 2016 FC
0/34 Zouks v Tridents Gros Islet 23 Jul 2016 T20
1/29 Zouks v Patriots Gros Islet 21 Jul 2016 T20
0/25 Zouks v Tridents Bridgetown 17 Jul 2016 T20
1/30 Zouks v Patriots Basseterre 3 Jul 2016 T20
1/41 Zouks v T&T Riders Port of Spain 29 Jun 2016 T20
1/68, 32* South Africa v West Indies Bridgetown 24 Jun 2016 ODI # 3754
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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Nov 27, 2016

Morne Morkel relaxes with his son Arias, Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test, Adelaide, 4th day, November 27, 2016

Morne Morkel relaxes with his son Arias

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Nov 11, 2016

Morne Morkel trains on the eve of the second Test, Hobart, November 11, 2016

Morne Morkel trains on the eve of the second Test

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May 25, 2016

Morne Morkel celebrates one of his two wickets with team-mates, Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2016, Delhi, May 25, 2016

Morne Morkel celebrates one of his two wickets with team-mates

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
Cape Cobras v Knights at Cape Town
Dec 7, 2016 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
Titans v LIONS at Centurion
Dec 7, 2016 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
Warriors v Dolphins at East London
Dec 7, 2016 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
Pool B: Free State v Namibia at Bloemfontein
Dec 8-10, 2016 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
Pool B: KZN-Inland v Easterns at Pietermaritzburg
Dec 8-10, 2016 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 23:30 PST -1d)
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