South African allrounder Christopher Henry Morris has already made a lot of fans with his bowling allrounder skills, who often play fearlessly in the lower-order. Though some were amazed to see the big price he got during the IPL 2016 auctions. Well, everyone knew what he is capable of. Recently, he gave a breathtaking performance in IPL and seized the game. Here are some more things you may not know about him.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Christopher Henry Morris
His birth & family background
Christopher Henry Morris was born on 30th April 1987, in Pretoria, South-Africa. His family associated with cricket and he credits his father who introduced him to the game.
Cricket in his blood
His father Willie Francis Morris was a cricketer-allrounder, who played for Northern Transvaal and played 74 first-class matches.
He made his first-class debut in 2009
At the age of 29, Christopher made his first-class debut in 2009. However, he didn’t earn success early in his career. After continuous efforts, he then finally got success and became popular.
Rose to fame
In 2011-2012, Christopher finished as the leading wicket-taker in the domestic T20 competition, with 21 scalps at 12.66. Also, he was selected to play a T20 tri-series in Zimbabwe.
He made his international debut
In 2012, the South-African all-rounder made his international debut with T20 against New Zealand at Durban. While he made his ODI debut in 2013 against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy.
He is the most talented person
The South-African cricketer is the most talented person who has established himself as a successful player and made his own identity.
His major teams
The multi-skilled cricketer has represented various teams in his career including South Africa, Delhi Daredevils, Lions, Chennai Super Kings, Titans, North West, and Rajasthan Royals.