2019 ICC World Cup: Chris Morris Unsure About his Participation in the Mega Event
Star all-rounder from South Africa, Chris Morris, who is currently in India playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has admitted he is unsure about his participation in the upcoming World Cup next year in England and Wales.
Meanwhile, ICC recently announced the schedule where ten teams will compete in 48 games to clinch the most prestigious championship in the 50-over format.
However, the Proteas are yet to win the championship and will eager to break the jinx this time around. They are currently the second-ranked ODI team and is likely to be a force to reckon with.
Meanwhile, as per reports in sacricketmag.com, Morris hasn’t taken his place for granted in the team by any stretch of the imagination.
Pinnacle of a sportsman’ career
Morris admitted it would be tough to get into the World Cup squad. However, he maintained that he would perform to the best of his abilities if he gets into the side.
“The Proteas side is a tough side to get into. If I go to the World Cup, I will perform to the best of my abilities, to contribute to a winning cause and be part of the team to make history. The World Cup is a massive thing to every sportsman, not just to a cricket player. It is the pinnacle of a sportsman’s career. As a South African, you have the opportunity to create history as a cricketer and do something that no other cricketer has done,” Morris said.
Meanwhile, Morris made his ODI debut back in 2013 and had played only 34 games.
He has been in and out of the team and picked only 35 wickets. The all-rounder also speculated the tournament to be competitive and will like to lift the trophy for his country.
“To be able to give yourself an opportunity to win a World Cup for your country is an amazing journey to be a part of. It is not just a six-month journey, but a four-year journey building up to the tournament. It is probably the most open World Cup, it depends what teams are peaking at the right time, but there is always an upset at a World Cup and you will always remember them,” he concluded.
However, Morris suffered an injury and will miss the remaining fixture of the IPL. His countrymen Junior Dala will replace him in the Delhi Daredevils squad.