South African bowling all-rounder Chris Morris has took to social media to announce his retirement from all forms of Cricket. The 34-year old Proteas player said that he has accepted a coaching position with a South African domestic team Titans.
Morris has played a total of 69 international matches which includes 42 ODIs, 23 T20Is and 4 Tests. He has taken 94 wickets and accumulated 774 runs in international career. He was the highest wicket taker for South Africa in the 2019 ICC World Cup.
Morris has the most exposure in the T20 circuit, where he has played 234 matches taking 290 wickets and 1868 runs. He was the most expensive player during the IPL 2021 auctions. He was sold to Rajasthan Royals for a whopping 16.25 crores.
Morris has an international career of just 12 years. In his announcement post on Instagram, Morris said, “Thanks to all who have played a part in my journey whether it be big or small…it's been a fun ride!”
He has been an amazing pacer with the ability of bowling around 140 kmph and with the bat he is capable of hitting huge sixes and turning the match around.