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Morne Morkel

Morne Morkel

South African
Player Info
Date of Birth06 October 1984
Place of BirthVereeniging, South Africa
CareerJune 2007 - Active
RoleBowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career116471826832*9.2435475.7000247300

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career1161135,7004,6921875/2125.094.9330.4872

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Profile

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