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De Villiers, Morkel to play domestic T20s in fitness bid

Dec 2, 2016: AB de Villiers and Morne Morkel are set to play for their franchise, Titans, next week to prove their fitness for the upcoming home summer

Firdose Moonda

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 1st day

Morne Morkel's fitness at '90-95%', misses WACA Test

Nov 3, 2016: Morne Morkel was left out of South Africa's XI for the first Test against Australia at the WACA because he wasn't 100% ready to bowl long spells

Firdose Moonda in Perth

Watch out for South Africa's bowlers

Nov 2, 2016: Steyn, Philander, Morkel and Rabada come from a long, proud line of fast men, and they'll present Australia with a stern challenge

Mark Nicholas

South Africa news

South Africa cricket could face talent exodus

Jul 7, 2016: Transformation guidelines, the weakening rand and a domestic structure that offers limited opportunities have forced players and coaches to look for greener pastures abroad

Firdose Moonda

West Indies v South Africa, ODI tri-series, Barbados

The eliminator before the decider

Jun 23, 2016: ESPNcricinfo previews the tri-series encounter between West Indies and South Africa

The Preview by Daniel Brettig

South Africa news

Domingo targets fresh start but doubts swirl about his future

May 25, 2016: Russell Domingo, South Africa's under-fire coach was in position as the team set off for their first assignment since the World T20, even as a review into his post is ongoing

Firdose Moonda

'Aggression is about being able to bowl 90mph for a whole day'

May 25, 2016: Too nice to be a fast bowler? Morne Morkel talks about his reputation, partnering Dale Steyn, and learning to deal with bad days

Interview by Nagraj Gollapudi

World T20 2016

Morkels 'unlucky' to miss World T20 bus

Feb 11, 2016: Faf du Plessis and Russell Domingo, South Africa's captain and coach, have termed Morne and Albie Morkel 'unlucky' to have missed out on World T20 selection due to the depth of options available to the selectors

Firdose Moonda

World T20 2016

Pressure on seniors as South Africa search for balance

Feb 10, 2016: By leaving out the Morkels, who boast a wealth of experience in Indian conditions, and packing their World T20 side with allrounders, South Africa's selectors may have overburdened their senior core group

Firdose Moonda

England in South Africa 2015-16

Rabada's star is born but too many passengers

Jan 27, 2016: South Africa had the leading run-scorer and wicket-taker in the four-match series against England but lost the series because there were not enough contributions from the rest

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Onslaught exposes South Africa's depleted stocks

Jan 3, 2016: When South Africa needed strike power at the crucial moments of England's innings, they found they had nowhere to turn

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban, 3rd day

Root cements England's control against troubled SA

Dec 28, 2015: Three days into this series England hold a 261-run lead over a South Africa side riddled with problems, chief of which was another injury to Dale Steyn, after their batting had slumped in the morning session

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban, 2nd day

Morkel denies de Villiers 'retirement' reports

Dec 27, 2015: Morne Morkel has rubbished a story in the South African media which claimed AB de Villiers intends to retire from Test cricket at the end of the England series

Firdose Moonda in Durban

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban, 2nd day

Broad keeps pressure on SA as Elgar shows bottle

Dec 27, 2015: Led by Stuart Broad, England kept the pressure on a fragile South Africa batting line-up to leave the opening Test fascinatingly poised after two days in Durban

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England in South Africa 2015-16

South Africa have greater bowling depth - Donald

Dec 23, 2015: Allan Donald has backed his countrymen to come out on top in the battle of the pace attacks during the Test series against England

Firdose Moonda

England in South Africa 2015-16

Anderson absence would be blow for series - Morkel

Dec 23, 2015: Morne Morkel, the South Africa fast bowler, hopes that James Anderson is passed fit for the first Test at Durban for the sake of the series

Firdose Moonda in Durban

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Nagpur, 1st day

Revamped SA attack holds own on Nagpur turner

Nov 25, 2015: Despite the absence of Dale Steyn, the shift to an entirely different bowling combination - two pacers and two frontline spinners - and the unfamiliar conditions, the visiting attack delivered

Firdose Moonda in Nagpur

South Africa in India 2015-16

Morkel's chance to step out of Steyn's shadow

Nov 23, 2015: Over the years Morne Morkel has been seen to be the supporting actor to Dale Steyn's star role. In Nagpur, he might finally be able to lead South Africa's pace attack from the front

Firdose Moonda in Nagpur

India v SA, 1st Test, Mohali, 3rd day

Steyn doubtful for Bangalore Test

Nov 7, 2015: Dale Steyn is doubtful for the second Test against India in Bangalore after sustaining a groin strain which kept him out of action on day two in Mohali

Firdose Moonda in Mohali

Steyn's Asian marvel

Oct 30, 2015: South Africa's phenomenal success in the continent is largely owed to the leader of their pace attack

S Rajesh
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