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.