Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 35 years 8 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, St Lucia Zouks, Titans, World-XI, 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 86 104 23 944 40 11.65 1858 50.80 0 0 143 5 25 0
ODIs 117 47 18 268 32* 9.24 354 75.70 0 0 24 7 31 0
T20Is 44 8 5 22 8* 7.33 18 122.22 0 0 3 1 5 0
First-class 152 190 35 2029 82* 13.09 4016 50.52 0 4 51 0
List A 156 65 25 378 35 9.45 463 81.64 0 0 32 14 41 0
T20s 174 48 25 207 23* 9.00 183 113.11 0 0 16 7 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 86 160 16498 8550 309 6/23 9/110 27.66 3.10 53.3 18 8 0
ODIs 117 114 5760 4761 188 5/21 5/21 25.32 4.95 30.6 7 2 0
T20Is 44 44 952 1191 47 4/17 4/17 25.34 7.50 20.2 2 0 0
First-class 152 27801 14388 566 6/23 25.42 3.10 49.1 30 20 2
List A 156 150 7490 6145 239 5/21 5/21 25.71 4.92 31.3 9 3 0
T20s 174 172 3874 4880 190 4/17 4/17 25.68 7.55 20.3 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bengaluru, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v India at Centurion, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v World-XI at Lahore, Sep 15, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Nottinghamshire at The Oval, Sep 23-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Kent at The Oval, May 2, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff, Aug 17, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/24 Surrey v Notts The Oval 23 Sep 2019 FC
1, 2/62, 21 Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 16 Sep 2019 FC
1/41, 0, 3/75, 4 Surrey v Hampshire Southampton 10 Sep 2019 FC
1/73, 0/55 Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 18 Aug 2019 FC
0, 0/43 Surr 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI New Malden 12 Aug 2019 Other
3, 1/8, 16*, 1/27 Surrey v Notts Nottingham 13 Jul 2019 FC
0, 1/70, 3*, 2/22 Surrey v Kent The Oval 7 Jul 2019 FC
2/77, 0, 2/61, 0 Surrey v Yorkshire Scarborough 30 Jun 2019 FC
12, 3/72, 6, 2/57 Surrey v Warwickshire The Oval 23 Jun 2019 FC
5, 4/43, 0/7 Surrey v Yorkshire Guildford 10 Jun 2019 FC
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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Apr 25, 2019

Morne Morkel is congratulated on a wicket, Surrey v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, South Group, The Oval, April 25, 2019

Morne Morkel is congratulated on a wicket

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Mar 27, 2019

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket, MCC v Surrey, County Champion match, day four, Dubai, March 27, 2019

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket

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Sep 27, 2018

Tastes sweet: Morne Morkel drinks in Surrey's title, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, September 27, 2018

Tastes sweet: Morne Morkel drinks in Surrey's title

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008