Morne Morkel

There was not one day did I not enjoy coming to nets, says emotional Morne Morkel after last international game

There was not one day did I not enjoy coming to nets, says emotional Morne Morkel after last international game

South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel, by all means, had a great last Test series. 

Apr 03, 2018, 22:37 PM IST
Johannesburg Test: Morne Morkel keeps South Africa on course for big win over wilting Australia

Johannesburg Test: Morne Morkel keeps South Africa on course for big win over wilting Australia

Tall seamer Morne Morkel took two wickets to restrict struggling Australia to 88 for three at the close on the fourth day of the final Test as South Africa marched towards an emphatic victory on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 21:38 PM IST
Johannesburg Test, Day 3: South Africa build up 401-run lead over battling Australia

Johannesburg Test, Day 3: South Africa build up 401-run lead over battling Australia

South Africa moved into a powerful position despite a fightback by Australia and an injury to fast bowler Morne Morkel on the third day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 21:45 PM IST
Morne Morkel reaches 300 Test wickets as South Africa dominate Australia on Day 2

Morne Morkel reaches 300 Test wickets as South Africa dominate Australia on Day 2

Fast bowler Morne Morkel took his 300th Test wicket as South Africa bowled themselves into a strong position on the second day of the third Test against Australia at Newlands on Friday.

Mar 23, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Morne Morkel becomes fifth South African bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Morne Morkel becomes fifth South African bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Morne Morkel became the fifth South African bowler to take 300 Test wickets during day two of the third Test against Australia at Cape Town on Friday. 

Mar 23, 2018, 18:48 PM IST
Morne Morkel to leave international cricket after South Africa-Australia Tests

Morne Morkel to leave international cricket after South Africa-Australia Tests

South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel has announced the upcoming four-game Test series against Australia will be his last assignment in international cricket. 

Feb 26, 2018, 17:04 PM IST
Australia skipper Steve Smith excited to take on South Africa's pace challenge

Australia skipper Steve Smith excited to take on South Africa's pace challenge

The one to have a liking towards short-pitch bowling, Smith said he loves coming up against the best bowlers around the world. 

Feb 18, 2018, 15:32 PM IST
Kagiso Rabada: South Africa want to whitewash India

Kagiso Rabada: South Africa want to whitewash India

Five days before the final Test on a pitch that bore an excessively green tinge, pacer Kagiso Rabada said South Africa are gunning for a whitewash of India, having trampled the visitors in the first two matches.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:44 PM IST
India in South Africa: Final session of a day will be crucial against India, says Morne Morkel

India in South Africa: Final session of a day will be crucial against India, says Morne Morkel

Despite being the most successful seamer in the match, he is the also the one most at risk of missing out against India when Dale Steyn returns.

Dec 28, 2017, 21:43 PM IST
India in South Africa: Delighted with the rest ahead of India series, says Morne Morkel

India in South Africa: Delighted with the rest ahead of India series, says Morne Morkel

South Africa will host India in the first of three-match Test series here on January 5. Later the Proteas play six One-Day International (ODI) and three Twenty20 International (T20I) with the visitors in the tour which ends here on February 24.

Dec 28, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
South Africa vs Zimbabwe, Test: South Africa happy to live in twilight zone, declare at 309-9

South Africa vs Zimbabwe, Test: South Africa happy to live in twilight zone, declare at 309-9

It looked a match-winning total after Morkel ripped out the first three batsmen to leave Zimbabwe reeling on 30 for four. Morkel took three for 20.

Dec 27, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Dane Paterson only newcomer as South Africa name squad for Bangladesh ODIs

Dane Paterson only newcomer as South Africa name squad for Bangladesh ODIs

Paterson is the only uncapped player among the 14 called up for the three ODIs in Kimberley on Oct. 15; Paarl on Oct. 18 and East London on Oct. 22.

Oct 04, 2017, 17:41 PM IST
Morne Morkel faces six weeks out with abdominal tear

Morne Morkel faces six weeks out with abdominal tear

Morkel`s injury adds to a long list of injured South African fast bowlers, with Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander and Chris Morris already out of action for extended periods.

Oct 02, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Morne Morkel extends unwanted World record of most wickets overturned by no balls

Morne Morkel extends unwanted World record of most wickets overturned by no balls

Earlier this July, Morkel took his tally to 13 by bowling England all-rounder Ben Stokes of a no-ball in South Africa's 211-run first Test defeat at Lord's.

Oct 01, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal: Report

South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal: Report

Earlier this week, another South African – pacer Morne Morkel – was linked to a Kolpak deal. It's worth noting that Proteas have lost a number of players on Kolpak deals, including Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas and Simon Harmer.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: No-ball king Morne Morkel refuses to alter run-up

England vs South Africa, 2nd Test: No-ball king Morne Morkel refuses to alter run-up

When Morkel bowled Ben Stokes for 44 off a no-ball in the Lord`s Test against England, it was the 13th time that the lanky 32-year-old was denied a wicket by his tendency to plant his front foot beyond the popping crease.

Jul 14, 2017, 00:30 AM IST
WATCH: Morne Morkel floors Ben Stokes – with a huge no ball at Lord's

WATCH: Morne Morkel floors Ben Stokes – with a huge no ball at Lord's

After a poor start England fought back to post 329/5 after the end of 82 overs with skipper Joe Root unbeaten on 168.

Jul 06, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: It's going to take a big team effort to knock over India, says Morne Morkel

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: It's going to take a big team effort to knock over India, says Morne Morkel

Sunday`s clash against the title-holders at the Oval has taken on added significance for the Proteas after a shock defeat by Pakistan at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Jun 08, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
WATCH: In attempt to be cheeky, Pakistan's Azhar Ali hands Imran Tahir an easy catch at third man

WATCH: In attempt to be cheeky, Pakistan's Azhar Ali hands Imran Tahir an easy catch at third man

By bagging two wickets in the same over, Morkel got his side back in the game in attempt to defend the moderate total.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Team can take lots of positives from England series, believes South Africa coach Russell Domingo

ICC Champions Trophy: Team can take lots of positives from England series, believes South Africa coach Russell Domingo

Having already lost the three-match series, the Proteas showed progressive improvement in the dead rubber which eventually can prove to be a big morale booster before their first Champions Trophy game against Sri Lanka at The Oval on Saturday

May 30, 2017, 14:35 PM IST

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