Chris Morris Wiki Biography- Chris Morris is a prolific all-rounder in the South Africa cricket team. He has played great innings for his team many times. He is tall, fast and consistently bowl 140 kph. he can also use the long handle to devastating effect while batting. Today we are going to tell you about his Career, Age, Ranking, Records, Girlfriend, Biography and Net Worth.
Real Name – Christopher Henry Morris
Nickname – Morris
Date of Birth – April 30, 1987
Age – 33 years
Birth Place –Pretoria, Transvaal
Profession – Cricketer
Height – 6’4 inch (1.96 m)
Bowling Style – Right-arm fast-medium
Batting Style – Right hand
Nationality – South African
School – Not Known
College – Not Known
Educational Qualifications – N/A
Father – Willie Morris (Former cricketer)
Mother – Not Known
Religion – Christian
Marital Status – Married
Girlfriend/Wife – Lisa Oosthuizen
Favourite Batsman– Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle
Favourite Bowler : Dale Steyn
ODI – 2 January 2016 vs England in Cape Town
Test – England vs Australia at Cardiff on 5 December 2013
T20 – 21 December 2012 vs New Zealand in Durban
He belonged to the cricket family since childhood. His father Willie Morris played First-Class cricket for Northern Transvaal. Chris Morris made his First-Class debut at the age of 22, but made a mark only a couple of seasons later: he finished 2011-12 as the leading wicket-taker in the domestic T20 competition, with 21 wicket.
That prompted the selectors to name him in the 15-man squad for South Africa’s unofficial T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe, which included Bangladesh as well. But made his debut later that year against New Zealand in Durban.
The following year, he was one of the most talked about players in the IPL auction. Morris was bought by the Chennai Super Kings for the tournament’s sixth season for INR 3.30 crore.
ODI’s & Test Career
Chris Morris made his ODI debut next year and went on to play 2 Tests for South Africa.
He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Rajasthan Royals, Delhi Capitals in IPL. Morris is the most talked about foreign players in IPL.
He was bought the most expensive by Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021 auction for 16.25 crores and surprised everyone. While the base price of Chris Morris was Rs 75 lakhs
- Took 4 wickets in 6 balls, including a hat-trick for the Highveld Lions against Warriors at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
- Highest wicket taker in the 2015 Ram Slam T20 domestic tournament in South Africa.
- Morris had hit a half-century off 17 balls in IpL Season 9, which is the third fastest half-century in the IPL.