Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 76 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, 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 60 70 11 706 40 11.96 1450 48.68 0 0 109 2 15 0
ODIs 87 35 12 199 25 8.65 259 76.83 0 0 19 5 25 0
T20Is 38 5 3 16 8* 8.00 13 123.07 0 0 2 1 4 0
First-class 96 116 17 1414 82* 14.28 2878 49.13 0 4 35 0
List A 112 47 15 304 35 9.50 355 85.63 0 0 27 12 30 0
Twenty20 136 38 19 180 23* 9.47 153 117.64 0 0 15 6 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 60 114 11739 6199 209 6/23 8/196 29.66 3.16 56.1 11 6 0
ODIs 87 85 4359 3591 148 5/21 5/21 24.26 4.94 29.4 6 2 0
T20Is 38 38 808 985 45 4/17 4/17 21.88 7.31 17.9 2 0 0
First-class 96 17724 9475 343 6/23 27.62 3.20 51.6 18 13 2
List A 112 108 5406 4423 177 5/21 5/21 24.98 4.90 30.5 7 3 0
Twenty20 136 134 3001 3667 151 4/17 4/17 24.28 7.33 19.8 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bangalore, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Nov 23, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v South Africa at Chittagong, Mar 24, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v West Indies at Centurion, Dec 17-20, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Nov 23, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab at Bangalore, Jun 1, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/55, 2/43 South Africa v West Indies Centurion 17 Dec 2014 Test # 2150
2/69 South Africa v Australia Sydney 23 Nov 2014 ODI # 3551
2/84, 0* South Africa v Australia Canberra 19 Nov 2014 ODI # 3548
5/21 South Africa v Australia Perth 16 Nov 2014 ODI # 3546
1/56, 22* South Africa v Australia Perth 14 Nov 2014 ODI # 3545
- South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 27 Oct 2014 ODI # 3538
0*, 1/44 South Africa v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 24 Oct 2014 ODI # 3537
2/39 South Africa v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 21 Oct 2014 ODI # 3536
2/58 South Africa v Australia Harare 6 Sep 2014 ODI # 3526
1/41 South Africa v Zimbabwe Harare 4 Sep 2014 ODI # 3524
Profile

Morne Morkel, brother of allrounder Albie, is an out-and-out fast bowler who has the pace and height to trouble the best. Morkel made his first-class debut in 2003-04, and earned promotion to the Nashua Titans in the 2006 domestic season. A certain Allan Donald marked him out as national potential with good words for the lanky fast bowler's ability to extract bounce and bowl genuinely fast.

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Dec 19, 2014

Morne Morkel finished off the innings with his third wicket, South Africa v West Indies, 1st Test, Centurion, 3rd day, December 19, 2014

Morne Morkel finished off the innings with his third wicket

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Nov 16, 2014

Morne Morkel claimed a five-for, Australia v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Perth, November 16, 2014

Morne Morkel claimed a five-for

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Nov 16, 2014

Morne Morkel had a couple of decisions reversed in his favour on review, Australia v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Perth, November 16, 2014

Morne Morkel had a couple of decisions reversed in his favour on review

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tournament Results
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Kolkata - May 26, 2013
Mum Indians won by 23 runs
Mum Indians v Royals at Kolkata - May 24, 2013
Mum Indians won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Royals v Sunrisers at Delhi - May 22, 2013
Royals won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
Super Kings v Mum Indians at Delhi - May 21, 2013
Super Kings won by 48 runs
Sunrisers v KKR at Hyderabad (Deccan) - May 19, 2013
Sunrisers won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Warriors v Daredevils at Pune - May 19, 2013
Warriors won by 38 runs
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