Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa
Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa

South African quick Morne Morkel declared himself ready to take the new ball at the World Cup if required after posting career-best figures of five for 21 as the Proteas crushed Australia in the second one-day international. 

South Africa win second ODI against Australia
South Africa win second ODI against Australia

South Africa struck back with a vengeance in the second one-day international against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Sunday, levelling the series with a three-wicket win.

2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154
2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154

South African speedster Morne Morkel on Sunday bowled exceedingly well in the second ODI to help his team restrict Australia to 154 runs, after the hosts decided to bat first after winning the toss.

Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC
Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC

South Africa's towering paceman Morne Morkel has admitted that they have laid down a marker for the World Cup.

KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20
KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury.

KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20
KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury.

South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia
South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia

AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl as he returned to captain South Africa against Australia in a key triangular series clash on Tuesday.

Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview
Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview

South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin stocks when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in the series opener, exhibiting a greater degree of ruthlessness than South Africa did in winning a three-match one-day series against the hosts in Bulawayo last week.

Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel back for South Africa in triangular series

Pacemen Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel have been added to the South African one-day international squad for a triangular series involving hosts Zimbabwe and Australia starting on Monday, but Vernon Philander misses out with a hamstring injury.

3rd ODI: Quinton de Kock stars as Proteas cruise to series whitewash

Opener Quinton de Kock smashed 84 as a weakened South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by seven wickets to complete a whitewash in their three-match ODI series at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Thursday.

South Africa learn valuable lessons from expected victory

South Africa did not expect to learn much from their one-off test against lowly Zimbabwe but Tuesday’s nine-wicket victory taught them two things – Hashim Amla is a natural-born leader and Dane Piedt has huge potential at international level.

South Africa speed up progress to victory against Zimbabwe

Dane Piedt and Morne Morkel`s lethal deliveries allowed them to grab six wickets and move South Africa to the brink of victory as Zimbabwe limped to tea on 141 for seven in their second innings on day four of the one-off test on Tuesday.

1st Test, Day 3: South Africa in control despite Nyumbu`s five-wicket haul

John Nyumbu became the second Zimbabwean to record a five-wicket haul on Test debut but South Africa still put themselves in the driving seat on day three of the one-off Test on Monday.

Morkel a great support bowler: Robin Jackman

Former England Test bowler Robin Jackman has described Morne Morkel as one of the best support bowlers he has seen.

South Africa aim to end Sri Lanka series jinx

An upbeat South Africa will look to carry their winning momentum in the second Test against Sri Lanka beginning on Thursday, and break a 21-year-old jinx on the island.

Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test

South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.

1st Test, Day 2: JP Duminy slams ton to put Proteas in command against Sri Lanka

Jean-Paul Duminy hit a superb unbeaten century to put South Africa in a position of strength on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

We will make life easy for new skipper Amla, says Morkel

South Africa`s players are determined to make life as easy as possible for new test skipper Hashim Amla as they prepare for next month`s tour of Sri Lanka, paceman Morne Morkel said on Thursday.

Encouraged by UAE success, BCCI hopes for controversy-free IPL

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday stopped short of confirming if paceman Morne Morkel was approached by a suspicious element in the UAE leg of the IPL and remained confident that the current edition of the T20 league will not be hit by any off-field controversy.

IPL 2014: KKR hope to continue Maxwell kill

If there is one person who has been the spearhead in shaping Kings XI Punjab`s fortune, it's been the swashbuckling Glenn Maxwell.