Chris Morris, the most costly participant within the historical past of IPL, proved his value as he blasted 36 off simply 18 balls on the demise to information Rajasthan Royals (RR) dwelling, beating Delhi Capitals (DC) by three wickets on the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday. Chasing 148 to win, Rajasthan Royals received off to a horrible beginning, with half of their facet again within the dugout with simply 42 runs on the board. Nevertheless, the South African duo of David Miller and Morris got here to their facet’s rescue and took them dwelling. After Miller’s departure, Morris took cost and smashed 4 sixes within the final two overs as Rajasthan Royals registered their first win of the season.
After his match-winning knock, Morris began trending on social media, with followers and specialists hailing the South Africa all-rounder for justifying his price ticket.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 15, 2021
With 5 wanted off the final two balls, Morris was denied the run by skipper Sanju Samson who sent him again on the penultimate ball within the earlier recreation in opposition to Punjab Kings. Nevertheless, the South African all-rounder proved his mettle in opposition to Delhi Capitals on Thursday. Sharing a cut-up a picture of the batsman from the earlier recreation and Thursday’s encounter, former India opener Virender Sehwag wrote how this one knock will earn him each cash and respect.
Pic 1 final match – Paisa mila par izzat nahi mili
Pic 2 at present – Isse kehte hain Izzat.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 15, 2021
— Prince Pandey (@princepandey_) April 15, 2021
After Getting So A lot Troll In Final Match..
— Jethalal (@Jethiya_lal) April 15, 2021
Chris Morris: pic.twitter.com/UeiOBcdkhl
— (@RomanaRaza) April 15, 2021
— abhishek_____ ( Mumbai indians ) (@abhishe19869834) April 15, 2021
Morris, who was purchased by RR for a document value of Rs 16.25 crore, proved his value by smashing two sixes within the penultimate over bowled by his fellow countrymen Kagiso Rabada, bringing down the equation to 13 off the final six balls.
He then cleared the fence twice within the final remaining over bowled by Tom Curran. He completed issues off in type with a large six to information RR dwelling, with two balls to spare.