South African cricketer who became known for his six-hitting abilities in Twenty20 cricket; played for the Indian Premier League.
He blew fans away with his bowling skills upon entering first class cricket, achieving six for 36 in Easterns versus Griqualand West.
He was selected for the Africa squad in the 2005 Afro-Asia Cup, but ultimately had to drop out because of an injury.
He fathered two children with his wife, Marthmari.
His brother, Morne Morkel, also became internationally known as a South African cricketer.