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Morné van Wyk – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Morné Nico van Wyk (born 20 March 1979) is a right-handed South African cricketer who has played in 17 One Day Internationals for the Proteas.

He has also functioned as a wicket-keeper. He made his ODI debut at Lords in 2003 scoring 17 in a very low scoring game. He is also the brother of fellow Eagles player Divan van Wyk. On 9 January 2011 in a Twenty20 International match against India, Morné scored the quickest half-century ever by a South African. It came off only 24 balls.

During the 2014–15 West Indian tour of South Africa, van Wyk scored a Twenty20 International century in the third T20I of the series, and by doing so became the third South African to score a T20I century. He also represented the Kolkata Knight Riders in the
Indian Premier League scoring 167 runs from the 5 matches he played with a highest score of 74.

In August 2017, he was named in Bloem City Blazers’ squad for the first season of the T20 Global League. However, in October 2017, Cricket South Africa initially postponed the tournament until November 2018, with it being cancelled soon after.

In October 2018, he was named in Durban Heat’s squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament.

List A career

Morne van Wyk along with Cameron Delport set the record for the highest opening stand in List A matches with an unbeaten 367 in the South African Domestic League matches in 2014.

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