Cricket Forum banner

1 - 1 of 1 Posts

·
Premium Member
Joined
·
4,045 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
It happened to the Waugh brothers and now it looks like the same fate will befall the Morkels: one sibling making way for the other to make his Test debut. Albie Morkel is an almost certain starter for Thursday's third Test in Cape Town after his brother Morne was axed and the South Africans would love it if he burst onto the Test scene as successfully as Mark Waugh, who made a century on debut when he was given a game at the expense of his brother Steve.

The coach Mickey Arthur is the man who generally picks South Africa's starting XI from the squad he has been given, and he said on Tuesday that Morkel was set to get the nod ahead of the other uncapped fast bowler, Wayne Parnell. But after Arthur and the convenor of selectors Mike Procter clashed on the JP Duminy-Ashwell Prince selection issue last month, the coach was hesitant to give any firm guarantees.

rest of the article
 
1 - 1 of 1 Posts
Top