India will look to play for pride when they take on South Africa in the third and final T20 match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday. After already having lost the series, India could still find themselves with a window of opportunity to beat the mighty Proteas.
He had literally given up hopes of making a national comeback before David Wiese's injury provided Albie Morkel with a second chance as he grabbed it with both hands with a Man of Match performance of 3/12, which he termed as one he would "remember forever".
Pacer Albie Morkel may feature in his first T20 international in 18 months as he was on Saturday recalled to the South Africa squad for the series against India in place of David Wiese who has suffered a hand fracture.
After succumbing to their seventh loss this season, Delhi Daredevils skipper JP Duminy said his team paid the price for conceding too many runs in the last five overs against Kolkata Knight Riders here on Thursday.
Out of favour South African all-rounder Albie Morkel says India's hammering of the Proteas at the MCG demonstrated that the defending champions are capable of blowing any team away in the World Cup and big-ticket ICC events bring out the best in them.
South African cricketer and all-rounder Albie Morkel has rejected suggestions that he is a spent force as far as playing international cricket is concerned, and added that he still hopes to represent his country in Test cricket again.
Their back against the wall after just three wins in five outings, Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Albie Morkel said the star-studded team will have to sort out its batting woes to have any chance of making the IPL semifinals.
Royal Challengers Bangalore all-rounder Albie Morkel has said that at least one of their top six batsmen would need to score a big one in tomorrow`s IPL match if they are keen to get the better of indomitable Kings XI Punjab.
A dejected Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli wants to "forget" the humiliating defeat against Rajasthan Royals even though he conceded that poor application was responsible for being shot out for 70 in an IPL encounter here on Saturday.
Bangalore based franchise, Royal Challengers Bangalore, have always been a batting powerhouse since the inception of the Indian Premier League (IPL). In the forthcoming edition of the cash-rich league, they will once again rely on their batting to lift their maiden IPL trophy.
South African batsman AB de Villiers has said that the Australian umpire, who committed a `no-ball` blunder in their World Twenty20 win over England in Chittagong, has offered an apology for his actions.