Chris Morris proved why he is a costly player

Sudev Haldar
3 years ago

Rajasthan Royals defeated Delhi Capitals to register their first win in IPL 2021. Chris Morris was the hero of the team’s victory in the exciting match. He hit four sixes in the last over to take the Rajasthan Royals to a target of 148 runs in the midst of a difficult situation.

Rajasthan bought Chris Morris for Rs 16.25 crore in the IPL 2021 auction. This was the highest bid on any player during the auction.

Then many people questioned about spending such a huge amount. But now Morris proved in the second match why so much money was spent on him. After winning the Delhi Capitals, he also reacted to the bid made on him.

In the post-match presentation, Chris Morris said, ‘Some people get paid for batting and some for slogging. I know what I am That’s why I play more golf. ‘

Morris is recognized as a bowler but he also does good batting in the lower order. He has also played some quick innings in the IPL. His strike rate in this tournament is 158.76. An unbeaten 82 runs are his highest score which he made for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2016.

Chris Morris told about their last over drama in the first match against PBKS

‘I would go back to the crease because whatever happens, Sanju was hitting the ball quite well at that time. People take me for granted, they have no idea how fast I can run. The way Sanju was hitting the ball that night was nothing short of a dream. I wouldn’t have been sad that night if they had hit a six off the last ball. ‘

After the second match, Morris said that it is good to see the team winning in difficult circumstances. He said, ‘This happens in cricket. I thought Delhi played very well. David Miller did good batting and the match went in our favor. Dew also played a role here. I think DC bowled a better length than us and they had many bowlers who were getting a lot of bounce. But the target of 147 runs was fine for us.

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