Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 34 years 254 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 144 178 33 1963 82* 13.53 3839 51.13 0 4 50 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 144 26474 13664 545 6/23 25.07 3.09 48.5 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 Yorkshire at Guildford, Jun 10-13, 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
5, 4/43, 0/7 Surrey v Yorkshire Guildford 10 Jun 2019 FC
4/64, 0, 3/41, 2 Surrey v Somerset Guildford 3 Jun 2019 FC
3/87, 1, 0/39, 1 Surrey v Warwickshire Birmingham 27 May 2019 FC
17, 1/41, 4*, 3/86 Surrey v Kent Beckenham 20 May 2019 FC
1, 2/68, 27 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 14 May 2019 FC
1, 1/20 Surrey v Kent The Oval 2 May 2019 LA
3/47, 1 Surrey v Glamorgan Cardiff 28 Apr 2019 LA
2/60, 2* Surrey v Middlesex The Oval 25 Apr 2019 LA
4/23 Surrey v Essex The Oval 23 Apr 2019 LA
0*, 2/54 Surrey v Sussex Hove 19 Apr 2019 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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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