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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 199 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 126 153 30 1701 82* 13.82 3355 50.70 0 4 47 0
List A 146 59 21 373 35 9.81 450 82.88 0 0 32 14 37 0
T20s Insights on t20 165 45 24 200 23* 9.52 168 119.04 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 126 23129 12121 459 6/23 26.40 3.14 50.3 25 16 2
List A 146 141 6993 5768 222 5/21 5/21 25.98 4.94 31.5 8 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 165 163 3670 4560 178 4/17 4/17 25.61 7.45 20.6 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 South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v India at Centurion, Feb 16, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 1/34, 2/28 South Africa v Australia Johannesburg 30 Mar 2018 Test # 2302 Insights on
4, 4/87, 6, 5/23 South Africa v Australia Cape Town 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2300 Insights on
0/75, 0, 3/47, 3* South Africa v Australia Durban 1 Mar 2018 Test # 2297 Insights on
20, 0/42 South Africa v India Centurion 16 Feb 2018 ODI # 3978 Insights on
0/44, 1 South Africa v India Port Elizabeth 13 Feb 2018 ODI # 3976 Insights on
1/55 South Africa v India Johannesburg 10 Feb 2018 ODI # 3973 Insights on
1, 0/30 South Africa v India Centurion 4 Feb 2018 ODI # 3970 Insights on
0*, 1/35 South Africa v India Durban 1 Feb 2018 ODI # 3969 Insights on
2/47, 9*, 3/47, 0 South Africa v India Johannesburg 24 Jan 2018 Test # 2294 Insights on
6, 4/60, 10*, 0/10 South Africa v India Centurion 13 Jan 2018 Test # 2293 Insights on
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 3, 2018

Morne Morkel in action on his last day as a Test cricketer, South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, April 3, 2018

Morne Morkel in action on his last day as a Test cricketer

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Apr 3, 2018

Morne Morkel accepts a special award after his last international Test, South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, April 3, 2018

Morne Morkel accepts a special award after his last international Test

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Apr 3, 2018

Morne Morkel holds the trophy aloft, South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, April 3, 2018

Morne Morkel holds the trophy aloft

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

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