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.
The Standard Bank Proteas bowlers will have to be creative in the way they adapt to the Eden Park field dimensions in the one-off T20 International against New Zealand on Friday.
THREE of the Proteas leading batsmen took part in the 2nd edition of the Proteas Batting Masterclass at the Clifton Oval in Camps Bay on Thursday.
AB DE VILLIERS returns as player and captain to the Standard Bank Proteas squad for the five-match Momentum ODI Series against Sri Lanka. Chris Morris, who also missed the famous clean-sweep series against Australia last year, also returns to the squad after injury.
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,