It indeed was a massive surprise that the Royal Challengers Bangalore had decided to release Chris Morris. South African all-rounder Chris Morris, who will enter the IPL 2021 auction with a base price of INR 75 lakhs, was injured in the initial phases of the tournament.
However, he became one of the vital players for the side and justified the purchase amount of INR 10 crores. Chris Morris featured in nine matches and took 11 wickets at 19.09 while maintaining an economy rate of 6.63. While the 33-year old did not get enough chances with the bat, he kept a strike rate of 161.90, delivering some lusty blows.
Chris Morris’ potential to attract franchises in the IPL 2021 auction:
The South African all-rounder could be one of the million-dollar buys yet again in the IPL 2021 auction due to his all-round abilities. Chris Morris’ impressive IPL statistics further boosts his chances of securing a hefty contract in the extravaganza. He has 79 wickets from 70 matches at 24.29 with three four-wicket hauls alongside a decent economy rate of 7.81.