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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 33 years 261 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 128 155 31 1725 82* 13.91 3386 50.94 0 4 47 0
List A 150 60 22 374 35 9.84 453 82.56 0 0 32 14 40 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 128 23441 12266 468 6/23 26.20 3.13 50.0 26 16 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 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 Surrey v Somerset at Guildford, Jun 20-22, 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 Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Dec 10, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
20, 0/39, 4/36 Surrey v Somerset Guildford 20 Jun 2018 FC
4*, 2/33, 3/37 Surrey v Hampshire Southampton 9 Jun 2018 FC
2/39 Surrey v Glamorgan The Oval 6 Jun 2018 LA
1/49 Surrey v Middlesex Lord's 3 Jun 2018 LA
1/50, 1* Surrey v Kent Beckenham 1 Jun 2018 LA
- Surrey v Sussex The Oval 29 May 2018 LA
1, 1/11 Surr 2nd XI v Sussx 2nd XI New Malden 24 May 2018 Other OD
17, 0/28 Surr 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Sunbury-on-Thames 22 May 2018 Other OD
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
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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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Jun 11, 2018

Morne Morkel in action for Surrey, Hampshire v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Division One, June 10, 2018

Morne Morkel in action for Surrey

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Jun 10, 2018

Morne Morkel celebrates a wicket, Hampshire v Surrey, Specsavers Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl, June 10, 2018

Morne Morkel celebrates a wicket

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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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South Africa Player of the Year 2008

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