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Morne Morkel | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Scandal, Weight, Wife, Wiki & More


Morne Morkel | Family, Wedding Pics, Age, Biography, Education, Height, Scandal, Weight, Wife, Wiki & More

South African cricketer
Born: October 6, 1984 (age 33), Vereeniging, South Africa
Height: 1.96 m
Spouse: Roz Kelly (m. 2014)

Test debut (cap 300): 26 December 2006 v India
ODI debut (cap 89): 6 June 2007 v Asia XI
Bowling: Right-arm fast

Morné Morkel (born 6 October 1984)[1] is a South African cricketer who plays Test and limited overs cricket for South Africa and represents Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-arm fast bowler with “genuine pace” according to former South African fast bowler Allan Donald,[2] and a useful lower order left-handed batsman. However, after a poor run of form, Morkel was dropped from the Test team in 2009.

His elder brother Albie Morkel took his place. He regained his Test place in 2010. He was dropped again in 2015 due to injury concerns, his return in 2016 and 2017 was due to Dale Steyn’s being kept out of the side due to injury concerns.

Morné hails from an Afrikaner family, who are big cricket fans. Morné is the youngest of three children of Albert and Mariana Morkel. Prior to marriage, he used to live with his brother Albie and team mate AB de Villiers in Pretoria

Full Name Morné Morkel
Born 06-10-1984 Vereeniging, Transvaal, South Africa
Current Age 33 years old
Major Teams South Africa, World XI, Titans, African XI, Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders

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Batting Style Left-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm fast-medium

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