Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 293 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 76 89 19 865 40 12.35 1688 51.24 0 0 131 4 20 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 41 7 5 21 8* 10.50 16 131.25 0 0 3 1 5 0
First-class 114 137 25 1612 82* 14.39 3180 50.69 0 4 40 0
List A 141 55 20 351 35 10.02 424 82.78 0 0 32 12 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 161 43 24 190 23* 10.00 160 118.75 0 0 16 6 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 76 140 14610 7646 262 6/23 8/196 29.18 3.14 55.7 15 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 41 41 880 1097 46 4/17 4/17 23.84 7.47 19.1 2 0 0
First-class 114 20871 11040 400 6/23 27.60 3.17 52.1 22 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 161 159 3574 4441 175 4/17 4/17 25.37 7.45 20.4 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jul 14-17, 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 Cardiff, Jun 25, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jul 14-17, 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 Cardiff, Jun 25, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 2/45, 17*, 0/30 South Africa v England Nottingham 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2264 Insights on
4/115, 2*, 3/64, 14 South Africa v England Lord's 6 Jul 2017 Test # 2262 Insights on
1/49 South Africa v Eng Lions Worcester 29 Jun 2017 FC
1/32, 5* South Africa v England Cardiff 25 Jun 2017 T20I # 616
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
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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Jul 15, 2017

Joe Root was caught behind off Morne Morkel for 78, England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day, July 15, 2017

Joe Root was caught behind off Morne Morkel for 78

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Jul 15, 2017

Keaton Jennings fell to Morne Morkel for a duck, England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day, July 15, 2017

Keaton Jennings fell to Morne Morkel for a duck

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Jul 9, 2017

Morne Morkel celebrates a wicket, England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day, July 9, 2017

Morne Morkel celebrates a wicket

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tour Results
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Hamilton - Feb 14, 2012
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Auckland - Feb 11, 2012
New Zealand won by 7 wickets (with 19 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Napier - Feb 9, 2012
New Zealand won by 202 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Whangarei - Feb 6, 2012
New Zealand won by 141 runs
New Zealand v Zimbabwe at Dunedin - Feb 3, 2012
New Zealand won by 90 runs
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