Morne Morkel took six wickets in a thrilling win for Surrey over Lancashire and enhanced his status as a cutting-edge leader.
Morne Morkel blasted through the Yorkshire line-up to set a winning position for Surrey on day three of their County Championship at Scarborough.
Rilee Rossouw scored a belligerent, unbeaten 120 to push Hampshire to 451 in their County Championship match against Dane Vilas’ Lancashire in Manchester.
Morne Morkel took 4-36 as Surrey beat Somerset by an innings and 69 runs in a remarkable County Championship match in Guildford.
It was a bittersweet introduction to the county scene for Morne Morkel, who produced a magnificent bowling performance in a losing cause as Surrey went down by 220 runs in the One-Day Cup.
Morne Morkel bowled seven overs for Surrey’s seconds as he returned to action for the first time since being injured in the fourth Test against Australia in early April.
Morne Morkel hopes to begin his new life as a Kolpak player with Surrey in June.
Surrey confirmed the Kolpak signing of Morne Morkel until the end of the 2019 county season.
Morne Morkel’s farewell will spark a snowball effect with the 2019 ICC World Cup set to be the valedictory for key senior players in the Test side.
Dale Steyn, AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith share their favourite Morne Morkel moments.
Morne Morkel was reduced to tears as he addressed the media for the final time as a Proteas player.
Morne Morkel is set to join Surrey on a Kolpak deal, according to reports in the British press.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson says they will assess the conditions in Johannesburg before settling on an XI for the final Test against Australia at the Wanderers.
Proteas’ bowler Morne Morkel and opening batsman Dean Elgar have been rewarded for their impressive performances in the third Test against Australia.
Morne Morkel says his performance in the Proteas’ 322-run win at Newlands is the best moment in his career.