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.
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,
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.
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.
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.