Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 111 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 62 71 12 710 40 12.03 1455 48.79 0 0 109 2 15 0
ODIs 90 36 13 201 25 8.73 262 76.71 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 98 117 18 1418 82* 14.32 2883 49.18 0 4 35 0
List A 115 48 16 306 35 9.56 358 85.47 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 62 117 12062 6369 217 6/23 8/196 29.35 3.16 55.5 12 6 0
ODIs 90 88 4491 3696 151 5/21 5/21 24.47 4.93 29.7 6 2 0
T20Is 38 38 808 985 45 4/17 4/17 21.88 7.31 17.9 2 0 0
First-class 98 18047 9645 351 6/23 27.47 3.20 51.4 19 13 2
List A 115 111 5538 4528 180 5/21 5/21 25.15 4.90 30.7 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 Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bangalore, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v West Indies at East London, Jan 21, 2015 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 Cape Town, Jan 2-6, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v West Indies at East London, Jan 21, 2015 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
1/26 South Africa v West Indies East London 21 Jan 2015 ODI # 3587
2/43 South Africa v West Indies Johannesburg 18 Jan 2015 ODI # 3583
2*, 0/36 South Africa v West Indies Durban 16 Jan 2015 ODI # 3579
2/83, 4*, 2/18 South Africa v West Indies Cape Town 2 Jan 2015 Test # 2154
4/69 South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2153
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
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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Jan 4, 2015

Morne Morkel broke West Indies' opening stand, South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, January 4, 2015

Morne Morkel broke West Indies' opening stand

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Jan 3, 2015

Morne Morkel took two wickets to help clean up the tail, South Africa v West Indies, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day, January 3, 2015

Morne Morkel took two wickets to help clean up the tail

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Dec 29, 2014

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket, South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day, December 29, 2014

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
Pool A: KZ-Natal v Border at Durban - Jan 25
KZ-Natal 312/5 Border 120/8 (21.3/50 ov)
Pool B: Easterns v Free State at Benoni - Jan 25
Easterns 217/7 Free State 62/3 (12/50 ov)
Pool A: North West v S West D at Potchefstroom - Jan 25
S West D won by 8 wickets (with 241 balls remaining)
Pool A: W Province v Griq West at Cape Town - Jan 25
W Province 235/6 Griq West 81/1 (15/46 ov)
4th ODI: South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth - Jan 25
South Africa 262/8 West Indies 13/2 (7.3/50 ov)
1st unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Bloemfontein - Jan 25
Sth Africa A 172 Eng Lions 67/2 (14/50 ov)
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