new Delhi: Former South African fast bowler Morne Morkel specializes in ridding the batsmen of sweat on the basis of their deadly bowling. Morkel, who retired from international cricket in 2018, has been one of the most successful bowlers in South Africa.
But very soon Morne Morkel can be seen playing cricket on behalf of Australia’s home team. Let’s know what is the reason behind this.
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Morkel signed with Brisbane Heat for Big Bash League
It is worth noting that Morne Morkel, who played 12 years of international cricket on behalf of the South African cricket team, has now become a resident of Australia. Actually, Morne Morkel has got Permanent Residency of Brisbane City, Australia.
– KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) November 5, 2020
In such a situation, as a local player on a permanent resident, Morkel has tied up with the Brisbane Heat team for Australia’s biggest T20 competition Big Bash League 2020. Under which Morne Morkel will be seen playing cricket from this team in the coming BBL season.
This is the first time when Morkel will participate in the Australian League as a domestic player. However, before this, Morkel has also played on the replacement of an international cricketer from Perth Scorchers.
Happy to be part of Brisbane Heat – Morne Morkel
With this, Morne Morkel is very happy to be part of the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League 2020 (BBL 2020). According to Morne Morkel, playing in the BBL as a domestic player took me, a new experience. But right now I am enjoying my game fiercely.
I am enjoying living and working in Australia. Let us know that the Big Bash League 2020 is going to start from 10 December. While the team of Brisbane Heat have to play their first match on 11 December.