Albie Morkel played a single test, 58 One-Day Internationals and 50 Twenty20 matches for South Africa over 11 years.
A heavily-strapped Morne Morkel made two breakthroughs as South Africa pushed for victory on the fourth day of the fourth Test against Australia at the Wanderers Stadium
Set an unlikely 430 to win, Australia were bowled out for a paltry 107, with fast bowler Morne Morkel taking five for 23.
Australia were 245 for nine when bad light ended play, 66 runs behind South Africa's first innings total of 311.
Morne Morkel, playing his 85th Test, became the 32nd bowler in the world to achieve the feat of 300 Test wickets.
Morne Morkel is the fifth-highest wicket-taker for South Africa in international cricket.
Morne Morkel was the pick of the bowlers for South Africa in the first innings as he returned with figures of 4 for 60 that helped South Africa bowl out India for 307.
While Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the remaining matches with a heel injury, the Proteas on Tuesday added rookie pacers Duanne Olivier, Lungi Ngidi to their attack.
India were in deep trouble at 28 for 3 after bowlers dismissed South Africa for a modest 286 on the opening day of the first Test.
South Africa pacer Morne Morkel feels that final session of a day will be crucial for his side's attack to do the damage on Indian batsmen.
South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by an innings and 120 runs inside two days in their one-off day-night Test at St George's Park on Wednesday.
Markram's innings of 125 was the mainstay of South Africa's 309 for nine declared before Morkel, bowling at high pace under lights in South Africa's first home floodlit Test, took the first three wickets to leave Zimbabwe reeling at 30 for four at the close.
Bangladesh lost seven wickets for 41 runs in less than an hour and a half as they were bowled out for 90 after being set 424 to win.
Bangladesh were reeling at 49 for three after being set to make 424 to win when a storm hit Senwes Park during the tea break and no further play was possible.
Bangladesh were 127 for three at the close, still trailing by 369 runs after South Africa declared their first innings on 496 for three.
Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval's 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa.
The South African pacer is aiming to make up for the team's defeat to Pakistan when they take on India in the crucial tie on Sunday.
New Zealand wrapped up the South African innings five overs after lunch, with the last six wickets falling for only 56 runs.