His bowling was absolutely absorbing in his aboriginal seasons in aboriginal chic cricket, as he access assimilate the arena with six for 36 for Easterns adjoin Griqualand West, but in the 2004/05 division he was accepted to booty added of the bowling accomplishment for the Titans, but alone took 20 wickets at a bowling boilerplate of 40.65. However, that coincided with an advance in his batting, as he fabricated his aboriginal bifold aeon of his career, with 204 not out adjoin Western Province Boland.
During the 2008 Summertime division Albie played for Durham County Candid Club in the North East of England forth with adolescent South African Shaun Pollock mainly in the Twenty20 Cup competition.
His statistics on his all-embracing admission bout to New Zealand were not actual impressive, as he got two wickets at the amount of 48 runs apiece, but he did get bristles wickets absolutely cheaply on Zimbabwe's bout of South Africa in the summertime of runs an over. Nevertheless, Morkel was best for the Africa band to comedy Asia in the 2005 Afro-Asian Cup, but withdrew due to injury. He appeared about for Africa the afterward series, in 2007, and fabricated history in the additional bold back he opened the bowling with his brother Morne, the aboriginal time two brothers accept done so in ODI cricket.
Albie has been added acknowledged in the Twenty20 architecture of the game. He fabricated his Twenty20 admission adjoin New Zealand in October 2005. He was a arresting affiliate of the South African aggregation in the countdown ICC World Twenty20 in 2007 captivated in South Africa area he fabricated several important contributions with the bat including a man-of-the-match achievement adjoin England in Cape Town.
His afresh anchored two man-of-the-match accolades adjoin Australia in the accepted Commonwealth Alternation 2009 bottomward under, as able-bodied as the Man of the Alternation approval for the One Day Internationals.
He was answer to the Test ancillary for the third Test of the home alternation adjoin Australia in 2008/09, ironically replacing his brother Morne in the side.