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Personal Information

Full NameJohannes Albertus Morkel
BornJune 10, 1981 Vereeniging, Transvaal
Age41 Years, 0 Months, 18 Days
National SideSouth Africa
Batting StyleLeft Handed
BowlingRight-arm medium fast



Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL

Career Information

Teams PlayedSouth Africa, Africa XI, Derbyshire, Durham, Easterns, Northerns, Rest of South Africa, South Africa A, South African Invitation XI, South Africa Pres XI, Titans, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, South Africa Under-19, Somerset, Kandurata Warriors, St Lucia Zouks, Rising Pune Supergiant, Benoni Zalmi, Durban Heat, South African Legends
Career Span

Johannes Albertus Morkel Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

1105858 v AUS0110158.0081.69--
58431078297 v ZIM02712523.69100.25150
50381157243 v ENG00293921.18142.28170
91682897473* v CSK03615524.35141.98190
141178226* v CTS006420.50120.5830

Bowling Performance

232413211/44 v AUS00132.004.12192.00
52345.3131899504/29 v BAN3037.985.4941.46
46107.52864263/12 v IND1033.238.0124.88
87287.132359854/32 v RCB4027.758.2120.27
1441.30303153/22 v WYB1020.207.3016.60

Johannes Albertus Morkel Profile

Johannes Albertus Morkel aka “Albie” was initiated into the international fold for South Africa in an ODI in 2004 against New Zealand as a bowling all-rounder. In domestic circuits, Albie was regarded as the next Lance Klusener in the making, helped by having the same right-hand ball, left-hand bat combination as Zulu.

It was three years following his debut, in 2007 that Albie rose in stature with an impressive 97 against Zimbabwe and 4 wicket haul against Pakistan on tour. It also led to a jackpot IPL contract with the Chennai in 2008, where he has been a consistent contributor with the bat, apart from his skilful bowling. In 2009, Albie got his first Test cap against Australia, replacing his brother Morne, where he went on to make a fifty on debut and helped South Africa to an innings victory. His role as a finisher in the game is an added asset to his already existing bowling potential but soon, Albie fell out of contention as a confirmed player in the starting XI and continues to be in and out of the limited-overs format. After spending six successful years in the Chennai outfit, he was taken up by Bangalore in the 2014 auction.

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