Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 34 years 14 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 Insights on test 86 104 23 944 40 11.65 1858 50.80 0 0 143 5 25 0
ODIs Insights on odi 117 47 18 268 32* 9.24 354 75.70 0 0 24 7 31 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 44 8 5 22 8* 7.33 18 122.22 0 0 3 1 5 0
First-class 137 167 32 1895 82* 14.03 3657 51.81 0 4 48 0
List A 150 60 22 374 35 9.84 453 82.56 0 0 32 14 40 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 86 160 16498 8550 309 6/23 9/110 27.66 3.10 53.3 18 8 0
ODIs Insights on odi 117 114 5760 4761 188 5/21 5/21 25.32 4.95 30.6 7 2 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 44 44 952 1191 47 4/17 4/17 25.34 7.50 20.2 2 0 0
First-class 137 25167 13028 522 6/23 24.95 3.10 48.2 28 20 2
List A 150 144 7173 5906 226 5/21 5/21 26.13 4.94 31.7 8 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Essex at The Oval, Sep 24-27, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval, Jun 6, 2018 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
1, 1/84, 0, 4/28 Surrey v Essex The Oval 24 Sep 2018 FC
7, 3/19, 1/16 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 18 Sep 2018 FC
3/62, 16, 5/24, 9* Surrey v Worcs Worcester 10 Sep 2018 FC
1, 1/18, 3/68 Surrey v Essex Chelmsford 4 Sep 2018 FC
5, 2/21, 3/39 Surrey v Notts The Oval 29 Aug 2018 FC
23, 2/42, 29, 6/57 Surrey v Lancashire The Oval 19 Aug 2018 FC
1/36 Surrey v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Aug 2018 T20
2/38 Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 15 Aug 2018 T20
3/34, 3* Surrey v Gloucs Bristol 12 Aug 2018 T20
1, 3/30 Surrey v Somerset Taunton 10 Aug 2018 T20
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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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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Sep 27, 2018

Morne Morkel inspired Surrey's last push for victory, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, September 27, 2018

Morne Morkel inspired Surrey's last push for victory

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Sep 27, 2018

Morne Morkel was mobbed by his team-mates, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, September 27, 2018

Morne Morkel was mobbed by his team-mates

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

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