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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 72 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, St Lucia Zouks, Titans, World-XI, 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 79 93 20 902 40 12.35 1764 51.13 0 0 137 4 21 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 44 8 5 22 8* 7.33 18 122.22 0 0 3 1 5 0
First-class 119 142 27 1659 82* 14.42 3261 50.87 0 4 43 0
List A 141 55 20 351 35 10.02 424 82.78 0 0 32 12 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 165 45 24 200 23* 9.52 168 119.04 0 0 16 7 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 79 146 15275 7963 276 6/23 8/196 28.85 3.12 55.3 16 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 44 44 952 1191 47 4/17 4/17 25.34 7.50 20.2 2 0 0
First-class 119 21906 11534 426 6/23 27.07 3.15 51.4 23 14 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 165 163 3670 4560 178 4/17 4/17 25.61 7.45 20.6 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Bangladesh at Potchefstroom, Sep 28-Oct 2, 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 Pakistan v World-XI at Lahore, Sep 15, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Easterns v Eastern Province at Benoni, Dec 14-15, 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 Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5/20, 2/23 Easterns v E. Province Benoni 14 Dec 2017 FC
2/25, 9 Titans v Dolphins Durban 10 Dec 2017 T20
2/51, 2/19 South Africa v Bangladesh Potchefstroom 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2276 Insights on
10*, 2/90, 3/44 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 19 Sep 2017 FC
0/42, 1 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 15 Sep 2017 T20I # 621
0/20 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 13 Sep 2017 T20I # 620
1/32 World-XI v Pakistan Lahore 12 Sep 2017 T20I # 619
2/92, 20*, 4/41, 0 South Africa v England Manchester 4 Aug 2017 Test # 2268 Insights on
3/70, 17, 1/44, 0 South Africa v England The Oval 27 Jul 2017 Test # 2266 Insights on
8, 2/45, 17*, 0/30 South Africa v England Nottingham 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2264 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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Oct 1, 2017

Morne Morkel is elated after pinning Mominul Haque lbw, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 4th day, October 1, 2017

Morne Morkel is elated after pinning Mominul Haque lbw

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Sep 29, 2017

Morne Morkel celebrates the wicket of Liton Das, South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 2nd day, September 29, 2017

Morne Morkel celebrates the wicket of Liton Das

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Sep 12, 2017

Fakhar Zaman lets out a roar of frustration after Morne Morkel sniped him out in the first over, Pakistan v World XI, 1st T20I, Independence Cup 2017, Lahore, September 12, 2017

Fakhar Zaman lets out a roar of frustration after Morne Morkel sniped him out in the first over

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

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