South Africa All-Rounder Chris Morris Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket
South Africa All-Rounder Chris Morris Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket.

South Africa bowling all-rounder Chris Morris has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday and now he will be seen in a coaching role with the Titans.

Proteas all-rounder Morris who is known for his quick 140kph deliveries and explosive power hitting skills made his international debut for South Africa in 2012 in a T20 Internationals game against New Zealand in Durban and in his debut game, he managed to pick 2 wickets.

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Chris Morris
Chris Morris (Image Credit: Twitter)

Morris made his One Day Internationals debut against Pakistan in 2013 at the Edgbaston, Birmingham and in that game, he bagged 2 wickets as well.

Meanwhile, Chris Morris made his Test debut in the year 2016 against England at Newlands, Cape Town and he picked 2 wickets and scored 69 runs in the match.

Overall Morris played 4 Tests and picked 12 wickets at an average of 38.25 economy of 4.42 and strike rate of 51.9. Also, he scored 173 runs in his Test career at an average of 24.71.

Talking about white-ball cricket, he played 42 ODIs and 23 T20Is for South Africa and scored 468 and 133 runs. Also, he was able to pick 48 and 34 wickets respectively.

He was out of the scheme of things of Proteas selectors for a very long time as he played his last Test in 2017 and last ODI & T20I in 2019.

Today I Announce My Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket – Chris Morris

South Africa All-Rounder Chris Morris Announces Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket

On January 11, 2022, All-rounder Morris took to Instagram to announce his retirement from all forms of cricket. He wrote:

Today I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket! Thanks to all who have played a part in my journey whether it be big or small…it’s been a fun ride! Delighted to be taking up a coaching role at @titanscricket #lifebeginsnow

 

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Chris Morris (Image Credit: Twitter)

Meanwhile, Chris Morris also had a very successful run in the marquee Indian Premier League and he was sold for over US$1 million at the 2016 auction.

Also, in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 the South-African all-rounder became the costliest player in the history of the Indian Premier League auction after Rajasthan Royals snapped him up for Rs 16.25 crore. Overall he played 81 IPL games and scored 618 at a strike rate of 155.28 and bagged 95 wickets.

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