South African all-rounder cricketer Chris Morris on Tuesday announced his retirement from all forms of the game. Now he will be seen in the role of coach. He has expressed enthusiasm for this new role. Let us tell you that he is the most expensive player in IPL history. In IPL 2021, Rajasthan Royals bought him for 16.25 crores. He has retired at a time when the world’s most popular franchise cricket league is going to have a mega auction in a few days. He will now coach South Africa’s home team Titans.
Announcing the retirement on Instagram, Maurice said, ‘Today I announce my retirement from all forms of cricket! Thank you to everyone who has played a part in my journey be it big or small… it has been a fun journey! Glad to have taken the coaching role of Titans.
Last played for South Africa in 2019:
Maurice made his international debut in December 2012 against New Zealand and played his first ODI in 2013. The all-rounder played his first match in Test cricket against England in the year 2016. Maurice played in four Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20Is. Last played an international match for South Africa in 2019. This was the ODI match against Australia. Since then he has been playing in franchise leagues around the world.
A look at Maurice’s career:
Morris has scored 173, 468 and 133 runs in 4 Tests, 42 ODIs and 23 T20Is respectively, while taking 12, 48 and 34 wickets in all three formats respectively. Simultaneously, Maurice played in 81 matches for Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Rajasthan Royals (RR), scoring 618 runs at a strike rate of 155 and taking 95 wickets. for.