Chris Morris Biography
Christopher Henry Morris is professionally known as Chris Morris is a South African international cricketer who leads first-class and List A cricket for Titans. He plays for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League.
Chris Morris Age|Birth sign
He was born on 30 April 1987 in Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. His birth sign is Taurus and as of 2019, he is 32 years old.
Chris Morris Nationality
He is a South African citizen.Chris Morris
Chris Morris Career
He is a member of the Delhi Daredevils team, who plays in the Indian Premier League. He is recognized for his aggressive middle-order batting, death bowling and steep bounce as a seam bowler.
He 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. He was also the top wicket-taker in the 2015 Ram Slam T20 domestic tournament.
In September 2018, he was named in the Titans’ squad for the 2018 Abu Dhabi T20 Trophy. The following month, he was named in Nelson Mandela Bay Giants’ squad for the first edition of the Mzansi Super League T20 tournament. He was the leading wicket-taker for the team in the tournament, with nine dismissals in seven matches.
In September 2019, he was named in the squad for the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants team for the 2019 Mzansi Super League tournament.
After several years of success in the IPL, he fetched over US$1 million at the 2016 IPL auction. He achieved his highest score in all formats of T20 during IPL 2016 playing against Gujarat Lions. He scored 82* runs off just 32 balls with 4 fours and 8 sixes, against the Lions in the Feroz Shah Kotla.
He was retained for 7.1 crore for the 2018 IPL but was later ruled out of the tournament, due to an injury he sustained during the first few matches. He again played the 2019 IPL for Delhi Capitals and helped them qualify for the semis.
He made his Twenty20I 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 created his One Day International debut for South Africa on 10 June 2013 against Pakistan as part of the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
He made his Test debut for South Africa – England one day series in February 2016, making 62 off 38 balls to level the series in the 4th ODI. On 19 February 2017, he picked up 4 wickets early in his 7-over spell in a rain-delayed 34-over-a-side game, but in the final two overs, he conceded 38 runs despite picking up 4 wickets against New Zealand.
He was selected as part of South Africa’s Test, ODI and T20I squads for their tour of England, which ran from May 2017 until August 2017 and was also selected as part of South Africa’s squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, in which South Africa failed to make it out of the group stage.
On 7 May 2019, he was added to South Africa’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, replacing Anrich Nortje, who was ruled out with a hand injury. He finished the tournament as the leading wicket-taker for South Africa, with thirteen dismissals in eight matches.
Chris Morris Family
He is the son of Willie Morris who is a former cricketer. He hasn’t revealed any information about her mother or siblings but soon we have any information, we will update.
Chris Morris Marrige
He is married to Lisa Oosthuizen.
Chris Morris Physical Stats
- Height – 196 cm (1.96 m)
- Weight – 95 kg (209 Ibs)
- Eye Colour – Blue
- Hair Colour – Blonde
Chris Morris Net Worth
His estimated net worth is unknown. We will update you soon.
Some facts about Chris Morris
- He’s a Christian
- His hobby is playing golf
- He doesn’t smoke
- His nickname is Tipo
- He drinks alcohol
- Both he and his father took a hat-trick in their domestic cricket career
- Favorite foods are: Potjiekos and roasted rack of lamb
- Favorite actor is Dax Shepard
- Favorite actress is Emma Watson