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Albie Morkel Biography & Latest News

Albie Morkel Biography

Johannes Albertus Morkel better known as Albie Morkel, is a South African cricketer. He is an all-rounder who bowls right-arm medium fast and bats left-handed. His profile is noted for his six hitting abilities in Twenty20 cricket. During the 2008 Summer season Albie played for Durham County Cricket Club in the North East of England along with fellow South African Shaun Pollock. In 2012, Morkel was confirmed as Somerset Cricket Club's second overseas player alongside Chris Gayle. In 2007, he made history when he opened the bowling with his brother Morné, the first time two brothers have done so in ODI cricket. Albie played for the Chennai Super Kings since the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League where he had a very successful tournament as an all-rounder. Albie Morkel's big-hitting abilities and consistent bowling performances has been one of the key reasons of the Super Kings' successful run in the Indian Premier League. At the 2012 Indian Premier League, he was the winner of the Super Sixes tournament, with a distance of 105m. he hit 28 runs, highlight in his statistics,  in one over of Virat Kohli's bowling which ultimately brought victory to Chennai Super Kings in the 2012 season.

Albie Morkel Latest News & Articles

Foreign cricketers to be offered $20,000 each by PCB to play PSL final in Lahore

Najam Sethi assures foolproof security for foreign recruits.

PSL 2016: Lasith Malinga, Albie Morkel latest additions for second season draft

Lasith Malinga and Albie Morkel were the latest international superstars to confirm their participation in next year's PSL.

5 international stars who warmed the bench throughout IPL 2016

We take a look at the 5 international cricketers who excelled in previous seasons, but were reduced to a place on the bench this season.

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Match Preview, Pitch Report and Weather Forecast for the match between Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiants (DD vs RPS).

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What if the best Indian team clashed against the best Rest of the World team in the IPL?

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Seven stars that have made India their home during the domestic tournament.

Today's IPL Match, Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rising Pune Supergiants Match Preview: Pitch Report & Weather Forecast of SRH vs RPS, Match 22

IPL 2016 Match 22, the battle between SRH and RPS, here is the match preview.

IPL 2016, SRH vs RPS Playing 11: Today's Probable XI for Rising Pune Supergiants (Confirmed Playing 11)

The probable playing 11 which might represent the Supergiants in their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

IPL 2016: Kolkata Knight Riders record 2 wicket win over Rising Pune Supergiants

KKR leapfrog Gujarat Lions into the top spot of IPL standings with four wins from five games.

VIVO IPL 2016 New Teams: All you need to know about Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergiants

A closer look at the two new franchises who will play the 9th season of the IPL 2016.

IPL 2016: MS Dhoni says next two years would be crucial for Rising Pune Supergiants

Dhoni cited the need for a balanced side as the reason behind franchises shelling out outrageous amounts for relatively unknown players.

Rising Pune Supergiants acquire Saurabh Tiwary and Albie Morkel ahead of IPL 2016

Saurabh Tiwary and Albie Morkel join Rising Pune Supergiants.

Reports: Two current South Africa Test players under investigation for corruption scandal

Active Test cricketers who are not playing in the series are not many in number, and 11 suspects can be figured out

5 unorthodox fielding positions set by different captains that resulted in a wicket

Here are five instances of five unorthodox fielding positions set by different captains that has actually resulting in a wicket

5 instances when cricketers silenced their critics

They were told that their days were over. They were dropped from the team and shown the door. The critics wrote them off and fans started giving up on ...
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