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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 30 years 177 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 99 38 14 209 25 8.70 275 76.00 0 0 20 5 27 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 124 50 17 314 35 9.51 371 84.63 0 0 28 12 32 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 99 97 4954 4053 169 5/21 5/21 23.98 4.90 29.3 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 124 120 6001 4885 198 5/21 5/21 24.67 4.88 30.3 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 New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 24, 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 New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland, Mar 24, 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
3/59 South Africa v New Zealand Auckland 24 Mar 2015 ODI # 3644
1/27 South Africa v Sri Lanka Sydney 18 Mar 2015 ODI # 3640
2/23 South Africa v U.A.E. Wellington 12 Mar 2015 ODI # 3633
2/25, 6* South Africa v Pakistan Auckland 7 Mar 2015 ODI # 3626
3/34 South Africa v Ireland Canberra 3 Mar 2015 ODI # 3621
2/23 South Africa v West Indies Sydney 27 Feb 2015 ODI # 3616
2/59, 2 South Africa v India Melbourne 22 Feb 2015 ODI # 3610
2/49 South Africa v Zimbabwe Hamilton 15 Feb 2015 ODI # 3601
0/31, 0 South Africa v New Zealand Christchurch 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
0/40 South Africa v Sri Lanka Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
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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Mar 24, 2015

An emotional Morne Morkel hugs Kyle Mills, New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st Semi-Final, Auckland, March 24, 2015

An emotional Morne Morkel hugs Kyle Mills

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Mar 24, 2015

A teary-eyed Morne Morkel is consoled by Wayne Parnell, New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st Semi-Final, Auckland, March 24, 2015

A teary-eyed Morne Morkel is consoled by Wayne Parnell

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Mar 24, 2015

Morne Morkel celebrates the wicket of Kane Williamson, New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st Semi-Final, Auckland, March 24, 2015

Morne Morkel celebrates the wicket of Kane Williamson

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Fatullah
Apr 6, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
1st Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Dhaka
Apr 8, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
2nd Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Dhaka
Apr 10, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
3rd Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Cox's Bazar
Apr 13, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
4th Youth ODI: B'desh U19 v S Africa U19 at Cox's Bazar
Apr 15, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 23:00 EDT -1d | 22:00 CDT -1d | 20:00 PDT -1d)
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