Morné Morkel http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25852/all en REFILE-UPDATE 1-Cricket-South Africa secure series win over New Zealand http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/refile-update-1-cricket-south-africa-secure-series-win-over-new <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Changes fifth wicket partnership to 98 in 7th para)</p> <p>PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 14 (Reuters) - South Africa completed a 2-0 series win over New Zealand on Monday after thumping the visitors by an innings and 193 runs on the fourth day of the second test.</p> <p>Fast bowler Dale Steyn claimed innings figures of three for 48 and match figures of eight for 65, as New Zealand were bowled out for 211 in their second innings half an hour before lunch.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/refile-update-1-cricket-south-africa-secure-series-win-over-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 12:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734101 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South African fast bowlers strike again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/cricket-south-african-fast-bowlers-strike-again <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa's fast bowlers struck four times before lunch after Pakistan were sent in to bat on the first day of the second Test at Newlands on Thursday.</p> <p>Pakistan were 60 for four at the interval as Morne Morkel took two wickets, while Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn claimed one each. Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan counter-attacked for his team and was unbeaten on 24.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/cricket-south-african-fast-bowlers-strike-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:47:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755665 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Cricket-Ajmal removes South African openers cheaply http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/update-2-cricket-ajmal-removes-south-african-openers-cheaply <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Nick Said</p> <p>CAPE TOWN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Spin bowler Saeed Ajmal removed both South African openers cheaply on Friday to reduce the home side to 65 for two at tea on the second day of the second test at Newlands in reply to Pakistan's 338.</p> <p>Captain Graeme Smith, dropped by Younus Khan at second slip before he had scored, edged his way to 19 before he was trapped lbw by Ajmal attempting a sweep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130215/update-2-cricket-ajmal-removes-south-african-openers-cheaply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel Thomson Reuters Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5756661 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa fightback puts Test on knife edge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/cricket-south-africa-fightback-puts-test-knife-edge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Robin Peterson and Dale Steyn led a South African fightback which left the second Test against Pakistan evenly poised at the end of the third day at Newlands on Saturday.</p> <p>Pakistan were 100 for three in their second innings at the close, a lead of 112.</p> <p>Peterson hit 84 to enable South Africa to get within 12 runs of Pakistan's first innings total of 338 and Steyn bowled at blistering pace to take two wickets as Pakistan lost their first three second innings wickets for 45 runs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/cricket-south-africa-fightback-puts-test-knife-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Dale Steyn Morné Morkel AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 16:45:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757617 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa fightback puts Test on knife edge http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/cricket-south-africa-fightback-puts-test-knife-edge-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Robin Peterson and Dale Steyn led a South African fightback which left the second Test against Pakistan evenly poised at the end of the third day at Newlands on Saturday.</p> <p>Pakistan were 100 for three at the close, a lead of 112.</p> <p>Peterson hit 84 to enable South Africa to get within 12 runs of Pakistan's first innings total of 338 and Steyn bowled at blistering pace to take two wickets as Pakistan lost their first three second innings wickets for 45 runs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/cricket-south-africa-fightback-puts-test-knife-edge-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Dale Steyn Morné Morkel AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 18:31:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757676 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Peterson, Philander undermine Pakistan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/cricket-peterson-philander-undermine-pakistan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Robin Peterson and Vernon Philander sparked a collapse by Pakistan, who lost four wickets in 13 balls on the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Sunday.</p> <p>Pakistan were 157 for eight at lunch, a lead of 169. Philander took three wickets and Peterson two on a morning when the tourists added only 57 runs for the loss of five wickets.</p> <p>Pakistan made slow but solid progress at the start of the day, seeing off the threat of fast bowlers Philander and Dale Steyn.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/cricket-peterson-philander-undermine-pakistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Morné Morkel Vernon Philander Vernon Philander AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 12:00:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758061 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Kleinveldt to play in final Test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/cricket-kleinveldt-play-final-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rory Kleinveldt will replace fellow fast bowler Morne Morkel in the South African team for the third and final Test against Pakistan starting at Centurion on Friday.</p> <p>Selection convener Andrew Hudson confirmed on Tuesday that Morkel would not play because of a hamstring injury which twice forced him off the field during the second Test which ended in Cape Town on Sunday.</p> <p>It will be Kleinveldt's fourth Test cap.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/cricket-kleinveldt-play-final-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Morné Morkel Rory Kleinveldt Rory Kleinveldt AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:30:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759695 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Steyn to miss first one-day international http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/cricket-steyn-miss-first-one-day-international <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa are likely to go into the first one-day international against Pakistan on Sunday without both their strike bowlers, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel.</p> <p>Coach Gary Kirsten announced on Friday that Steyn will only join up with the squad before the second match in the five-game series in Centurion next Friday. Morkel, meanwhile, is recovering from a hamstring injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130308/cricket-steyn-miss-first-one-day-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:16:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5777301 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: De Villiers takes South Africa to series win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/cricket-de-villiers-takes-south-africa-series-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African captain AB de Villiers hit an unbeaten 95 to guide his side to a series-clinching six-wicket win in the fifth and final one-day international against Pakistan at Willowmoore Park on Sunday.</p> <p>De Villiers, who was dropped on one, overcame some hostile bowling on an unpredictable pitch as South Africa chased down Pakistan's 204 all out with six overs to spare.</p> <p>On a day when most batsmen struggled to time the ball consistently, De Villiers made his runs off just 111 balls. He hit nine fours and a six.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/cricket-de-villiers-takes-south-africa-series-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:31:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5792605 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Morris and McLaren drive South Africa to victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130610/cricket-morris-and-mclaren-drive-south-africa-victory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chris Morris took two wickets on his one-day international debut and Ryan McLaren a career-best four for 19 as South Africa returned to winning ways in the Champions Trophy with a 67-run success over Pakistan at Edgbaston on Monday.</p> <p>Pakistan, set 235 to win, finished on 167 all out as South Africa made light of the absence of premier fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in winning with five overs to spare.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130610/cricket-morris-and-mclaren-drive-south-africa-victory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:30:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5854688 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Morris and McLaren drive South Africa to victory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130610/cricket-morris-and-mclaren-drive-south-africa-victory-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chris Morris took two wickets on his one-day international debut and Ryan McLaren a career-best four for 19 as South Africa returned to winning ways in the Champions Trophy with a 67-run success over Pakistan at Edgbaston on Monday.</p> <p>Pakistan, set 235 to win, finished on 167 all out as South Africa made light of the absence of premier fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel in winning with five overs to spare.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130610/cricket-morris-and-mclaren-drive-south-africa-victory-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Mon, 10 Jun 2013 22:31:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5854694 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Pakistan laments perennial batting failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/cricket-pakistan-laments-perennial-batting-failure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former cricketers and fans Tuesday lamented Pakistan's woeful batting performance in their Champions Trophy defeat to South Africa which left them on the point of crashing out of the tournament.</p> <p>Pakistan were bowled out for 167 in their crucial clash at Birmingham's Edgbaston ground, chasing a modest 234 against a weakened South African bowling attack missing the injured Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130611/cricket-pakistan-laments-perennial-batting-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Morné Morkel Sports AFP Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:32:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5855172 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: India, Pakistan set to breathe life into 'dead' game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130614/cricket-india-pakistan-set-breathe-life-dead-game <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India and Pakistan clash in a Champions Trophy match in Edgbaston on Saturday that promises high-voltage action despite the academic nature of the contest.</p> <p>What was expected to be the marquee battle of the eight-nation tournament -- tickets for the match were sold out within hours of going on sale last November -- has been reduced to a dead rubber.</p> <p>World Cup champions India are already through to the semi-finals after winning both group B matches so far, while Pakistan have crashed out of the race with two successive defeats.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130614/cricket-india-pakistan-set-breathe-life-dead-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afrikaner people Cricket Morné Morkel AFP Sat, 15 Jun 2013 02:23:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5857401 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: Shehzad stakes Test claims in SA tour match http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131009/cricket-shehzad-stakes-test-claims-sa-tour-match <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Opener Ahmed Shahzad brightened his chances for a Test place with a solid half-century as Pakistan 'A' batsmen matched South Africans in the tour game here on Wednesday.</p> <p>The 21-year-old, vying for a place in the first of two Tests starting in Abu Dhabi from Monday, hit 66 in a Pakistan 'A' score of 230-4 in reply to South Africa's 354-8 declared on the second day of the three-day match at Sharjah stadium.</p> <p>Pakistan needs to select three players from this tour match to add to the 12-man squad announced for the two-Test series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131009/cricket-shehzad-stakes-test-claims-sa-tour-match" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Dale Steyn Morné Morkel AFP Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:47:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5956155 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket: South Africa bat in first Pakistan Test http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/cricket-south-africa-bat-first-pakistan-test <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South African captain Graeme Smith won the toss and decided to bat in the first Test against Pakistan at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Monday.</p> <p>South Africa chose to enter the match with three pacemen in Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel with left-armer Robin Peterson as their only regular spinner.</p> <p>Pakistan gave Test debuts to Shan Masood and left-armer Zulfiqar Babar in a two-pacemen and two spinners bowling attack. Left-handed opener Masood celebrates his birthday with the first chance for Pakistan.</p> <p>Babar makes his debut at the age of 34.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131014/cricket-south-africa-bat-first-pakistan-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Dale Steyn Morné Morkel AFP Mon, 14 Oct 2013 06:48:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5960209 at http://www.globalpost.com