Morne Morkel gets Test callup
20 Sep 2007
By: James Nixon
Morne Morkel has been called up for South Africa's Test squad for their tour of Pakistan after his impressive Twenty20 performances.
Morkel has been South Africa's leading wicket-taker in the tournament to date taking eight wickets from four matches at an average of 11.00 with an economy rate of 5.50.
Morkel joins fellow fast bowlers Andre Nel, Steyn, Makhaya Ntini and Shaun Pollock for the series.
South Africa play two Tests followed by five one-day internationals against Pakistan.
South Africa Test squad
Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, Mark Boucher (wk), AB de Villiers, Jean-Paul Duminy, Herschelle Gibbs, Paul Harris, Jacques Kallis, Morne Morkel, Andre Nel, Makhaya Ntini, Shaun Pollock, Ashwell Prince, Dale Steyn.Discuss this news item in the Cricket Web Forums