Morne Morkel      

Full name Morne Morkel

Born October 6, 1984, Vereeniging, Transvaal

Current age 36 years 111 days

Major teams South Africa, Africa XI, Brisbane Heat, Delhi Daredevils, Easterns, Kent, Kolkata Knight Riders, Perth Scorchers, 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 86 104 23 944 40 11.65 1858 50.80 0 0 143 5 25 0
ODIs 117 47 18 268 32* 9.24 354 75.70 0 0 24 7 31 0
T20Is 44 8 5 22 8* 7.33 18 122.22 0 0 3 1 5 0
First-class 153 192 35 2062 82* 13.13 4042 51.01 0 4 51 0
List A 156 65 25 378 35 9.45 463 81.64 0 0 32 14 41 0
T20s 187 50 26 211 23* 8.79 192 109.89 0 0 16 7 27 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 86 160 16498 8550 309 6/23 9/110 27.66 3.10 53.3 18 8 0
ODIs 117 114 5760 4761 188 5/21 5/21 25.32 4.95 30.6 7 2 0
T20Is 44 44 952 1191 47 4/17 4/17 25.34 7.50 20.2 2 0 0
First-class 153 27885 14416 566 6/23 25.46 3.10 49.2 30 20 2
List A 156 150 7490 6145 239 5/21 5/21 25.71 4.92 31.3 9 3 0
T20s 187 184 4088 5124 205 4/17 4/17 24.99 7.52 19.9 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 Hampshire v Surrey at Arundel, Aug 15-18, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Titans v Dolphins at Centurion, Dec 7, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Kent at The Oval, May 2, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Titans at Leicester, Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat at Adelaide, Jan 21, 2021 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/10 Heat v Strikers Adelaide 21 Jan 2021 T20
2/24, 2 Heat v Scorchers Melbourne (Docklands) 19 Jan 2021 T20
1/29 Heat v Renegades Canberra 14 Jan 2021 T20
33, 0/28, 0 Surrey v Hampshire Arundel 15 Aug 2020 FC
0/18 Scorchers v Thunder Sydney 26 Jan 2020 T20
0/23 Spartans v Paarl Rocks Paarl 16 Dec 2019 T20
2/22 Spartans v Giants Port Elizabeth 13 Dec 2019 T20
1/30 Spartans v Giants Port Elizabeth 3 Dec 2019 T20
1/21, 2* Spartans v Blitz Cape Town 1 Dec 2019 T20
2/22 Spartans v Paarl Rocks Centurion 29 Nov 2019 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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Jan 26, 2020

Morne Morkel gets his Perth Scorchers cap, Sydney Thunder v Perth Scorchers, Big Bash League 2019-20, Sydney, January 26, 2020

Morne Morkel gets his Perth Scorchers cap

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Apr 25, 2019

Morne Morkel is congratulated on a wicket, Surrey v Middlesex, Royal London Cup, South Group, The Oval, April 25, 2019

Morne Morkel is congratulated on a wicket

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Mar 27, 2019

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket, MCC v Surrey, County Champion match, day four, Dubai, March 27, 2019

Morne Morkel appeals for a wicket

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Notes

South Africa Player of the Year 2008