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Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 32 years 205 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals, St Lucia Zouks, 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 74 85 17 824 40 12.11 1646 50.06 0 0 126 2 19 0
ODIs 108 41 16 246 32* 9.84 327 75.22 0 0 24 5 30 0
T20Is 39 5 3 16 8* 8.00 13 123.07 0 0 2 1 5 0
First-class 111 133 23 1571 82* 14.28 3138 50.06 0 4 39 0
List A 135 53 19 351 35 10.32 423 82.97 0 0 32 12 35 0
Twenty20 159 41 22 185 23* 9.73 157 117.83 0 0 15 6 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 74 136 14175 7392 253 6/23 8/196 29.21 3.12 56.0 14 6 0
ODIs 108 105 5388 4453 181 5/21 5/21 24.60 4.95 29.7 7 2 0
T20Is 39 39 832 1022 45 4/17 4/17 22.71 7.37 18.4 2 0 0
First-class 111 20340 10737 390 6/23 27.53 3.16 52.1 21 13 2
List A 135 130 6536 5390 212 5/21 5/21 25.42 4.94 30.8 8 3 0
Twenty20 159 157 3526 4366 174 4/17 4/17 25.09 7.42 20.2 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v India at Durban, Dec 26-30, 2006 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 25-29, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Africa XI v Asia XI at Bengaluru, Jun 6, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v South Africa at Bridgetown, Jun 24, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v West Indies at Johannesburg, Sep 11, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v New Zealand at Durban, Aug 14, 2015 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Easterns v West Indians at Benoni, Jan 9-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton, Mar 25-29, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Cape Cobras v Titans at Cape Town, Feb 24, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 St Lucia Zouks v Barbados Tridents at Gros Islet, Jul 23, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9*, 4/100 South Africa v New Zealand Hamilton 25 Mar 2017 Test # 2257
2/82, 40, 3/50 South Africa v New Zealand Wellington 16 Mar 2017 Test # 2255
0*, 2/62 South Africa v New Zealand Dunedin 8 Mar 2017 Test # 2253
2/52 Titans v Cape Cobras Cape Town 24 Feb 2017 LA
0/53 Titans v Dolphins Centurion 17 Feb 2017 LA
0/42 Sth Africans v Victoria XI Melbourne 19 Nov 2016 Other OD
12, 2/67 Sth Africans v SOA XI Adelaide 27 Oct 2016 Other
2/27 Sth Africans v CA XI Adelaide 22 Oct 2016 Other
3, 3/54, 36, 0/15 Titans v Warriors Port Elizabeth 11 Oct 2016 FC
0/34 Zouks v Tridents Gros Islet 23 Jul 2016 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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Mar 28, 2017

Morne Morkel was frustrated that his excellent control couldn't get him more wickets, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 4th day, March 28, 2017

Morne Morkel was frustrated that his excellent control couldn't get him more wickets

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Mar 27, 2017

Morne Morkel tumbles down as he fields, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, March 27, 2017

Morne Morkel tumbles down as he fields

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Mar 27, 2017

Morne Morkel completed 250 wickets, New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 3rd day, March 27, 2017

Morne Morkel became the sixth South African to 250 Test wickets

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
Warm-up Match: SA Women v Ire Women in South Africa (venue TBA)
May 4, 2017
SA Women v Zim Women at Potchefstroom
May 7, 2017
SA Women v India Women at Potchefstroom (Uni)
May 9, 2017
SA Women v Ire Women at Potchefstroom
May 11, 2017
SA Women v Zim Women at Potchefstroom (Uni)
May 15, 2017
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