Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Christopher Henry Morris was born on 30 April, 1987. He is a South African international cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for Titans. He is a member of the Delhi Daredevils team, who play in the Indian Premier League. He is known for his aggressive middle order batting, death bowling and steep bounce as a seam bowler.
The right arm fast bowler who has taken 35 T20 wickets from 24 innings at an average of 16.68 at an impressive economy rate of 6.57. Chris is also a handy big-hitting batsman lower down the order and has a strike rate of over 175. Morris 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.
Morris 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. Morris made 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 against England on 2 January 2016.
He starred in the South Africa – England one day series in February 2016, making 62 off 38 balls to level the series in the 4th ODI.
His awards include; Man of the Match-South Africa in England in 2017.