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Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel

South African
Player Info
Date of Birth 06 October 1984
Place of Birth Vereeniging, South Africa
Career June 2007 - Active
Role Bowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 116 47 18 268 32* 9.24 354 75.70 0 0 24 7 30 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 116 113 5,700 4,692 187 5/21 25.09 4.93 30.48 7 2

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1. Playing in his second ICC CT

2. ODI debut against Asia XI at Bengaluru in 2007

3. He took nine wickets in ICC CWC 2011 which helped him – albeit briefly – to top spot in the ICC ODI bowling rankings later that year

4. He was part of the South African side that claimed the ICC Test mace in 2012 and was the top wicket-taker on the subsequent tour to Australia

5. Was part of ICC’s World ODI team in 2012, the only South African in the squad that year

6. He led South Africa’s attack on the 2015 tour of India and ended as his country’s leading wicket-taker in ICC CWC 2015

7. His brother – Albie Morkel – also played for South Africa