Morné Nico van Wyk was born on 20 March 1979. He is a right-handed South African cricketer. Wyk 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.
Morne 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.
Nico’s awards include; West Indies in South Africa, it was won by him for South Africa won by 69 runs.