• Christopher Morris

    • Role: Bowler
    • Batting: Right Hand Batter
    • Bowling: Right arm, fast medium
    • Date of Birth: April 30, 1987
    • Place of Birth: South Africa

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Christopher Morris is a South African international cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for the bizhub Highveld Lions.

He is a member of the Chennai Super Kings team, who play in the Indian Premier League. The right arm fast-medium bowler who has taken 35 T20 wickets from 24 innings at an average of 16.68 at an impressive economy rate of 6.57.

Morris is also a handy batsman lower down the order and has a strike rate of over 175. Morris gave a standout performance in the 2012 domestic league in South Africa, where he fetched 21 wickets in 12 games and his strike-rate with the bat was around 200.

Morris made his T20I debut for South Africa on 21 December 2012 against New Zealand. He had figures of 3.4-0-19-2 in that game before suffering an injury. He was bought for $625,000 by the Chennai Super Kings at the 2013 IPL Players Auction.

Morris made his One Day International debut for South Africa on 10 June 2013 against Pakistan as part of the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.

Morris had ankle surgery early on in 2014 and is looking to be fit and ready to start the 2014/2015 domestic season in South Africa with the Lions in Johannesburg.

Statistics

Batting
Format M IN NO R HS AVG SR 100S 50S CT ST
Tests 2 3 0 98 69 32.66 55.36 0 1 2 0
ODIs 29 19 3 324 62 20.25 97.29 0 1 5 0
T20Is 12 6 3 53 17* 17.66 115.21 0 0 5 0
First-class 49 72 8 1996 154 31.18 73.00 3 10 44 0
List A 82 54 14 1100 90* 27.50 117.14 0 3 21 0
Twenty20 133 80 37 1094 82* 25.44 153.65 0 2 53 0
Bowling
Format Mat Balls runs wkts bbm avg econ sr 4w 5w
Tests 2 366 253 4 2/79 63.25 4.14 91.5 0 0
ODIs 29 1302 1206 33 4/31 36.54 5.55 39.4 2 0
T20Is 12 258 363 18 4/27 20.16 8.44 14.3 1 0
First-class 49 7483 3959 157 12/101 25.21 3.17 47.6 9 2
List A 82 3357 2893 99 4/30 29.22 5.17 33.9 5 0
Twenty20 133 2818 3565 164 4/9 21.73 7.59 17.1 6 0

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Captain AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis both hit half centuries, but it was not enough as Martin Guptill’s fine ton helped New Zealand to a series-levelling, seven-wicket win over the Standard Bank Proteas in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Wednesday


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