Chris Morris Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Stats, IPL and more

Chris Morris with his wife

Christopher Morris is a South African international cricketer, who was born on 30 April 1987. His father’s name was Willie Morris, who was also a very passionate former cricketer and he dreamt of becoming his son to a very famous cricketer. Morris belongs from Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa.

He made his first-class debut in 2009 with the North West cricket team, a first-class cricket team in South Africa. He is a very effective death bowler and also an impactful finisher when we talk about his batting. He is a right-handed batter and also includes that he plays first-class for South Africa and list a cricket for Titans.

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Full name Christopher Henry Morris
Profession Cricketer
Date Of Birth 30 April 1987
Wife Lisa Oosthuizen
Nationality South African
 Nickname  Tipo
Religion Christianity
Hobbies Playing golf, Reading and Travelling
Marital status Married

Chris Morris Age, Height, Weight

Chris Morris is 33 years old as of 2020. He is about 6 feet in height. His weight is approx 78k.

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Career statistics                 

Competition                  Test             0DI               T20l                                                                                           
Runs                              459               1756               697
Matches                         4                     42                  23 
 Avg                              38.25              36.58              20.50
Inn                                8                    40                   2                                                                                                                                          

Early life

Chris Morris was born on 30 April 1987 in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa. His Willie Morris, who was also a well-trained cricketer and has a deep desire to see his son becoming a greater cricketer than him. At the age of seven he started playing cricket, his coach supported him in every step that he has taken in his life.

He started playing cricket in the Under-19 world cup, Chris Morris made his One Day International debut against Pakistan on June 10, 2013, at Edgbaston. He played his first Test match on 2 January 2016 VS English in Cape Town, ODI on 10 June 2013 VS Pakistan in Birmingham and T20 on 21 December 2012 VS New Zealand in Durban.

 Indian Premier League (IPL)

 Morris has shown his talent in several matches and in 2012, he made his first-class debut in Twenty20 for South Africa against New Zealand. Morris made his debut in One Day International for South Africa on 10 June 2013.

After playing in many International matches, he was named to play in IPL in 2016 against Gujarat Lions. In this match, he scored almost the highest runs and set a remarkable test for all. He was bought back by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2020 to play for Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Achievements and Career

Morris has achieved a lot of name and fame at a very tender age. In a match of (IPL) 2016, he scored around 83 runs out of 33 balls in which he created a history for all to beat that. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and an all-rounder in which he is used to it.

Chris Morris with his wife
Chris Morris with his wife

Morris also played in many ODIs, T20 and Test match. He received a lot of injuries but never demotivated but, instead, he moved on with a smile in his face. He has a turning point in his career when he was named to play for South Africa in 2012 in a domestic league. Recently in 2020, he has created a very good career and name.

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Facts

  • Morris was born on 30 April 1987 in Pretoria, Transvaal Province, South Africa.
  • His father’s name was Willie Morris, who was also a very famous cricketer of his time.
  • Dale Steyn is Morris’s favorite cricketer and his ideal to which he desired to be.
  • Morris was in a relationship with Lisa Oosthuizen and finally got married to her.
  • Both Morris and his father were a tremendous cricketer and both of them took a hattrick in their domestic cricket career.
Media Interaction:

Chris Morris is a very active personality in social media platform, he does keep in touch with his fans who tremendously wait for his coming matches. Also mention that he has a very good fan following in his Instagram and Twitter. His twitter id is (@BBCChrisMorris) and his Instagram id is (@chrismorris87).

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