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'He hasn't lived up to expectations': Gavaskar miffed with RR's 16-crore buy

  • The star all-rounder from Rajasthan Royals, who was picked for a whopping 16.25 crore at the auction, scored just 67 runs from 11 matches, and Gavaskar was clearly not impressed.
Sunil Gavaskar reckons the RR all-rounder has temperament issues. (Getty/RR Twitter)
Sunil Gavaskar reckons the RR all-rounder has temperament issues. (Getty/RR Twitter)
Updated on Oct 08, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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'Neil Armstrong': Morris would trade lives with the astronaut for 1 day- WATCH

  • In a video posted on the Twitter handle of the Rajasthan Royals, Chris Morris told Sanju Samson that he would love to trade lives with famous astronaut Neil Armstrong for a day.
Chris Morris (left) and Neil Armstrong on the moon (right)(HT Collage)
Chris Morris (left) and Neil Armstrong on the moon (right)(HT Collage)
Published on May 10, 2021 04:15 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

‘As soon as we beat this thing, we’ll be up and running again’: Chris Morris

Morris said that the decision of suspending the IPL 2021 midway is disappointing but it is the ‘safest thing to do’ as of now.
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals(IPL / Twitter)
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals(IPL / Twitter)
Updated on May 05, 2021 06:35 PM IST
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Samson defends not taking a single despite Morris' 4 sixes in next match

  • Sanju Samson, who decided to keep the strike by not taking a single, backing himself to hit a six off Arshdeep Singh’s last ball, said he wouldn’t have taken the single if he played that same match against PBKS 100 times again.
RR captain Sanju Samson
RR captain Sanju Samson
Updated on Apr 16, 2021 05:21 PM IST
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Morris reveals feelings of Samson denying single after hitting 4 sixes vs DC

  • Chris Morris was asked would the result have been different had RR captain Sanju Samson didn't refuse that single a couple of nights ago against Punjab Kings.
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his team's win in the Indian Premier League cricket match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Thursday, April 15, 2021.(PTI)
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals celebrates his team's win in the Indian Premier League cricket match against Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, Thursday, April 15, 2021.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 16, 2021 03:31 PM IST
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IPL 2021: Morris, Unadkat sizzle as Royals make Capital gain

South African batsman David Miller produced a combative knock of 62 runs in the Royals' chase while Chris Morris scored 36 to take the side over the line.
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot during the IPL against Delhi Capitals(IPL / Twitter)
Chris Morris of Rajasthan Royals plays a shot during the IPL against Delhi Capitals(IPL / Twitter)
Updated on Apr 15, 2021 11:44 PM IST
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Morris' reaction after Samson turns down single goes viral on Twitter

  • Screengrabs of Chris Morris’ facial expressions after Sanju Samson had denied the single went viral on Twitter almost immediately after the Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings IPL 2021 match in Mumbai.
Chris Morris could not believe Sanju Samson had turned down a single
Chris Morris could not believe Sanju Samson had turned down a single
Updated on Apr 13, 2021 05:22 PM IST
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Can a new captain and the most expensive player turn things around for RR?

This year, RR will be led by Sanju Samson who will be keen to lead the team from the front. They would also hope for consistent performances from their big overseas recruits Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler. The addition of Chris Morris is sure to give them the much-needed boost.
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson(HT Archive)
Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson(HT Archive)
Updated on Apr 04, 2021 12:44 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

'Would be lying if there wasn’t any pressure': IPL's costliest buy Morris

IPL 2021: Chris Morris, IPL’s costliest player ever, says he feels the pressure of 16.25 crore but believes it will go as the league moves on.
South Africa's Chris Morris will play for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021(Action Images via Reuters)
South Africa's Chris Morris will play for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Mar 31, 2021 07:42 AM IST
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‘You need to perform, no matter what the price tag is’: Chris Morris

Chris Morris said that leading the team’s pace attack in Jofra Archer's absence will be an added responsibility but it doesn't change his role in the team.
South Africa's Chris Morris: File photo(Action Images via Reuters)
South Africa's Chris Morris: File photo(Action Images via Reuters)
Published on Mar 30, 2021 04:48 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

How Chris Morris made it to the top in cricket

  • “He wasn’t even making the Northern squad, basically the Titans B side,” South African bowling coach Gordon Parsons said from Potchefstroom. But Morris’s father Willy—a respected former first-class cricketer—knew his son had it in him.
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(PTI)
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 07:47 AM IST
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By Somshuvra Laha, New Delhi

Method, madness, or both – why did Morris go for 16.25cr?

  • For Morris, 33, who last played for the Proteas in the win over Australia at the 2019 ICC World Cup at Old Trafford and has been injury-prone, it was the biggest the payday of his career by some distance. The seeds had been sown much earlier.
South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Tom Latham.(Action Images via Reuters)
South Africa's Chris Morris celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Tom Latham.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Feb 20, 2021 10:24 AM IST
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Gambhir doesn't think Rajasthan Royal's 16.25 cr buy is 'anymore an X-factor'

  • The earlier record was of Yuvraj Singh, who was bought for 16 cr by RCB. But Rajasthan Royals decided to splash the cash on the South African all-rounder as Morris shattered that record with a 16.25 crore purchase.
Gautam Gambhir during the 2012 IPL. (Getty Images)
Gautam Gambhir during the 2012 IPL. (Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 19, 2021 11:40 AM IST
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IPL Auction 2021: Chris Morris becomes IPL's most expensive player

Before Morris, Australian “big-show” Glenn Maxwell who knows all about handling prize tags, went for big money yet again—at 14.25 crore, the most he has ever made in the IPL.
Chris Morris - File Photo(Reuters)
Chris Morris - File Photo(Reuters)
Published on Feb 18, 2021 10:54 PM IST
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Record deal for Morris, Gowtham goes for 9.25 cr

Morris became the most expensive buy in the IPL auction history with Rajasthan Royals shelling out big money for the all-rounder even as uncapped players such as Gowtham also hogged the limelight here on Thursday.
Chris Morris (L), Krishnappa Gowtham (R)(HT Collage)
Chris Morris (L), Krishnappa Gowtham (R)(HT Collage)
Published on Feb 18, 2021 09:17 PM IST
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Chris Morris attracts highest-ever bid in IPL auctions, breaks Yuvraj's record

IPL 2021 Auction: Chris Morris beat Yuvraj Singh's record of being the most expensive player in IPL auction. Yuvraj was picked up by Delhi Daredevils (Now Delhi Capitals) for 16 crore in IPL 2015. But Morris in the mini-auction was picked up Rajasthan Royals for 16.25 crore.
Chris Morris became the most expensive player of IPL auctions
Chris Morris became the most expensive player of IPL auctions
Published on Feb 18, 2021 04:13 PM IST
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‘It would be something huge’: Chris Gayle feels cricket’s T10 format can be included in Olympics

However, West Indies’ swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle would like to see cricket’s latest and shortest format -- T10 -- to be included in the Olympic Games roster.
West Indies' Chris Gayle celebrates after the match.(Action Images via Reuters)
West Indies' Chris Gayle celebrates after the match.(Action Images via Reuters)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 06:50 PM IST
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IPL 2020: Hardik Pandya, Chris Morris reprimanded for verbal exchange

IPL 2020: Chris Morris admitted to the Level 1 offence 2.5 of the IPL’s Code of Conduct, while Hardik Pandya admitted to the Level 1 offence 2.20.
All-rounders Chris Morris (L) and Hardik Pandya had a bit of a tension-filled moment between them.(IPL/Twitter)
All-rounders Chris Morris (L) and Hardik Pandya had a bit of a tension-filled moment between them.(IPL/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 29, 2020 09:28 AM IST
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IPL 2020: In times of pandemic, the small comfort of no air travel in IPL

IPL 2020: With air travel cut short due to the bio-secure environment, players in the IPL are a lot more relieved this time around.
IPL 2020: Chris Morris for one is thankful for not having to travel much in flights(IPL/Twitter)
IPL 2020: Chris Morris for one is thankful for not having to travel much in flights(IPL/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 11:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanjjeev K Samyal

IPL 2020: ‘He has got a similar imposing way of batting like Matthew Hayden,’ Chris Morris’ high praise for young Indian batsman

IPL 2020: The likes of Rahul Tewatia, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, Ishan Kishan, Mayank Agarwal, T Natarajan have firmly put their names in the reckoning for selection in the Indian cricket team.
Matthew Hayden and Chris Morris.(Getty/PTI)
Matthew Hayden and Chris Morris.(Getty/PTI)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 02:53 PM IST
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IPL 2020: IPL has taught me even the best of the bests have doubts, says RCB allrounder Chris Morris

IPL 2020: In a virtual press conference two days before RCB’s match against Chennai Super Kings, Morris was asked if the IPL tournament will help players in getting insights into players and oppositions that they will face in the T20 World Cup.
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(PTI)
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match, at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 24, 2020 12:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delh | By Karan Prashant Saxena

I will always support a team decision

RCB chose to bat first against Kings XI Punjab, and I was expecting to go in at No.4 as usual. In fact, when the second wicket fell, with our score 62 for two in the sixth over, I started to make my way through the gate that leads out to the wicket.
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during a cricket match of IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders.(PTI)
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot during a cricket match of IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By AB de Villiers

Chris Morris a special talent, lends great balance to RCB

IPL 2020: His value was proven again in Dubai on Saturday when he took three for 19 in his four overs, making an impressive debut for RCB in the important win over CSK.
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match.(PTI)
Chris Morris of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 07:33 AM IST
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IPL 2020: ‘Virat Kohli is a genius,’ Chris Morris hails RCB captain

IPL 2020: Virat Kohli slammed an unbeaten 90 to take his side to 169 after opting to bat first. CSK bowlers ended up conceding 66 runs in the final four overs.
Virat Kohli captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match.(PTI)
Virat Kohli captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore celebrates the wicket of Dwayne Bravo of Chennai Super Kings during IPL 2020 cricket match.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 07:38 AM IST
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IPL 2020: When will Chris Morris be fit to play? RCB captain Virat Kohli gives an update

IPL 2020: South Africa allrounder Chris Morris has not yet played a single game for Royal Challengers Bangalore as he is recuperating from an injury.
Virat Kohli and Chris Morris.(RCB/Twitter)
Virat Kohli and Chris Morris.(RCB/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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IPL 202: Morris recovering from side strain, unlikely for game against KXIP

Morris, who was bought for Rs 10 crore by RCB in a bid to strengthen its weak death bowling department, had also missed the team’s opener against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
South Africa's Chris Morris.(AFP)
South Africa's Chris Morris.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 23, 2020 08:06 PM IST
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Can be a finisher and bowl 4 overs: Gautam Gambhir names player who adds ‘balance’ to RCB squad in IPL 2020

IPL 2020: The all-rounder had a standout couple of years with Delhi Capitals (formerly Daredevils) in 2017 and 2018 but was let go by the franchise after last season.
Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles.(Getty Images)
Gautam Gambhir has led Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 09:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com

IPL 2020: Will arrival of Chris Morris, Aaron Finch change RCB’s fortunes?

IPL 2020: RCB paid Rs 10 crore for the services of South African bowling all-rounder Chris Morris and the management will be relying heavily on him for those tight spells in the death overs and the big hits lower down the order.
File image of RCB.(RCB/Twitter)
File image of RCB.(RCB/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 16, 2020 12:42 PM IST
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IPL 2020: If AB de Villiers, Virat Kohli don’t play till end, then who will? - Aakash Chopra highlights ‘glaring weaknesses’ in RCB squad

IPL 2020: Speaking in a video uploaded on his Youtube channel in which he did a SWOT analysis of RCB franchise, Aakash Chopra said that the death-over batting and death-over bowling still remains a concern for the side.
File image of RCB team.(IPL)
File image of RCB team.(IPL)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 09:32 AM IST
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IPL 2020 | ‘Looking forward to my Covid test’: AB de Villiers after joining RCB squad in Dubai with Steyn and Morris

IPL 2020 in UAE: There were concerns about the South African players’ participation in the early stages of IPL 2020 because of travel restrictions imposed by the South African government but RCB players De Villiers, Steyn and Morris’ arrival in Dubai almost a month before the tournament begins on September 19, has put all of those to rest.
AB de Villiers after landing in Dubai for IPL 2020(screengrab)
AB de Villiers after landing in Dubai for IPL 2020(screengrab)
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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