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    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 15 9 1 152 62 19.00 95.00 0 1 3 0
T20Is 11 5 2 44 17* 14.66 112.82 0 0 5 0
First-class 49 72 8 1996 154 31.18 73.00 3 10 44 0
List A 64 42 10 855 90* 26.71 116.32 0 3 18 0
Twenty20 123 70 32 931 82* 24.50 152.37 0 1 48 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 15 627 623 16 3/63 38.93 5.96 39.1 0 0
T20Is 11 240 353 16 4/27 22.06 8.82 15.0 1 0
First-class 49 7483 3959 157 12/101 25.21 3.17 47.6 9 2
List A 64 2496 2182 73 4/30 29.89 5.24 34.1 3 0
Twenty20 123 2614 3315 150 4/9 22.10 7.60 17.4 5 0

Chris Morris ruled out of cricket action for two months

Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder, Chris Morris, has been side-lined for up to two months with a left knee injury. Morris has been managing the niggle for the last eight months, however,


Morris hoping to take IPL form into Tri-Nation series

Standard Bank Proteas all-rounder, Chris Morris, is taking confidence from his Indian Premier League (IPL) performances ahead of the Tri-Nation One-Day International (ODI) series against the West Indies and Australia.


Morris and De Villiers earn Proteas vital victory

CHRIS MORRIS restored the dignity of the Oxigen Proteas pace attack with his first ever four-wicket haul in the shortest format to get South Africa’s ICC World Twenty20 campaign off the ground with a 37-run victory over Afghanistan at Mumbai’s Wankede Stadium on Sunday.


Morris holds nerve to give Proteas last-ball win

The Oxigen Proteas bowlers were given the perfect practice script in their last-ball four-run win against India in their ICC World T20 warm-up match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Saturday. Chris Morris was tasked with defending 14 runs off the last over against MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh, who are arguably the best finishing pair in world cricket, and held his nerve to give the Proteas the win and a positive start to preparations for the tournament.


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