Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 116 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 91 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 116 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 91 89 4545 3754 152 5/21 5/21 24.69 4.95 29.9 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 116 112 5592 4586 181 5/21 5/21 25.33 4.92 30.8 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 Port Elizabeth, Jan 25, 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 Port Elizabeth, Jan 25, 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
1/58 South Africa v West Indies Port Elizabeth 25 Jan 2015 ODI # 3591
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
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 25, 2015

Morne Morkel cleaned up Dwayne Smith to the third ball of the innings, South Africa v West Indies, 4th ODI, Port Elizabeth, January 25, 2015

Morne Morkel cleaned up Dwayne Smith to the third ball of the innings

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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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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Tour Results
South Africa v Australia at Centurion - Mar 14, 2014
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 30 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Mar 12, 2014
Australia won by 5 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Mar 9, 2014
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Mar 1-5, 2014
Australia won by 245 runs
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Feb 20-23, 2014
South Africa won by 231 runs
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