13 Facts About Albie Morkel


Albie Morkel is an all-rounder who bowls right-arm medium fast and bats left-handed.


Albie Morkel was earmarked as the new Lance Klusener from an early age and is famous for his six hitting abilities.


Albie Morkel has a particularly impressive first class record, with a batting average of 44.0 and a bowling average of 29.0.


Albie Morkel was dropped from the national team for the tour of the West indies, opening the door for David Miller and others.


In 2012, Albie Morkel was confirmed as Somerset's second overseas player alongside Chris Gayle.


Albie Morkel joined Derbyshire in 2013 as an overseas player for their Friends Life t20 campaign.


Nevertheless, Albie Morkel was picked for the Africa squad to play Asia in the 2005 Afro-Asia Cup, but withdrew due to injury.

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Albie Morkel appeared however for Africa the following series, in 2007, and made history in the second game when he opened the bowling with his brother Morne, the first time two brothers have done so in ODI cricket.


Albie Morkel 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 is one of the regular names in the overseas four of the playing XI.


Albie Morkel was retained by Chennai for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League.


Albie Morkel represented Rising Pune Supergiant for the 2016 Indian Premier League season.


Albie Morkel is married to his childhood crush, Marthmari.