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.

IPL 7: KKR register sixth consecutive win, thrash RCB by 30 runs

The Robin Uthappa juggernaut rolled on as he hit a blistering unbeaten 83 off 51 balls to power Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to the play-offs with a 30-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the Eden Gardens here Thursday.

Body language is the key for bowlers: Morne Morkel

Kolkata Knight Riders` attack helped set up the match in their team`s favour by restricting the Mumbai Indians to 141, and pacer Morne Morkel, who finished with two wickets, said it is important for bowlers to have the right mindset and a good body language.

Robin has taken a lot of pressure off me: Gambhir

Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir played down his own good form lavishing praise on his opening partner Robin Uthappa for giving the team blazing starts which has helped in winning back-to-back matches.

IPL 2014: Morne Morkel`s absence helped CSK`s in-form batsmen

There was no respite for Gautam Gambhir-led Kolkata Knight Riders as they lost their fourth match of the Indian Premier League, this time against Chennai Super Kings by 34 runs.